Homith (world)

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Homith/Veesene (Halcyon 2030)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size2 Small (3,200 km, 0.10g - 0.17g)
Atmosphere1 Vacuum (trace)
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population3 Low (1 thousand)
Government4 Representative Democracy
Law7 Moderate Law (no firearms)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M4 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 3
Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Homith is an icy, low-population world, with a population less than 10,000 sophonts in population size, warranting hazardous environment precautions.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

This star system is detailed using the Fringian Variant System Description.

Monostellar System[edit]

Homith Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Homith Primary Red M4 V None

System Data[edit]

Ormolu-Homith System[edit]

The primary is Ormolu, an ordinary red main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 0.0136 Sols, a mass of 0.3626 Sols, and a diameter of 551,000 km. (I) a vacuum worldlet, (II) a sparse rocky planetoid belt, (III) Consul, a large gas giant: (IIIc) Homith is its outer moon and is designated the mainworld, (IV) a trace atmosphere iceworld, (V) a small gas giant, (VI) a ringed small ice giant, (VII) a dense atmosphere stormworld, and (VIII) a very thin atmosphere radworld form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

(III) Consul[edit]

(III) Consul is a large gas giant that orbits Ormolu at a mean distance of 0.72 AU (107.7 million km) and has an orbital period of 1 year 5 days. It has a diameter of 108,000 km and is a banded pale green colour. It retains a family of three major satellites of which the outer, (IIIc) Homith, is designated the mainworld.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(IIIc) Homith[edit]

(IIIc) Homith is the outer of the three major moons of (III) Consul and is designated the mainworld. It orbits its parent world at a mean distance of 35 diameters (3.78 million km) and has an orbital period of 1 year 261 days: it is tidally locked to Consul. It has an axial tilt of 1 degree. Homith has a diameter of 7,721 km, a density of 4.44 g/cm³ and a surface gravity of 0.49 G. Tidal stresses caused by the gravitational pull of Consul causes occasional geological activity. It retains an atmosphere rated as Trace, with a surface pressure of 0.03 bar and a composition of 94% carbon dioxide (CO2), 3% methane (CH4), 2% nitrogen (N2), and 1% argon (Ar), neon (Ne), water vapor (H2O), hydrogen (H2) and other trace gases. Around 24% of the surface is covered in a crust of water ice. Mean surface temperature: -126°C.

Mainworld geography and topography[edit]

Total surface area: 187 million km², Land surface area: 142 million km², Ice surface area: 45 million km².

Native lifeforms[edit]

No world in the Homith system is known to have native life.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Homith has a poor quality starport.

  • A Class D Starport Facility has minimal if any shipyards and can only perform extremely limited repair work.
  • This facility has many skilled personnel who can perform minor repair work.
  • This facility has refueling infrastructure and limited refining capabilities. One may purchase unrefined fuel here.
  • Starports of this class very rarely have both a Lowport and a Highport.

World technology level[edit]

Homith possesses a Technology Level of TL–8.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics, improved telephones, and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Improved geothermal and improved batteries.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Advanced automobiles.
    • Water: Triphibians and early artificial gills.
    • Air: Improved helicopters and hypersonic jets.
    • Space: Space shuttles, early space stations, and improved interplanetary spacecraft (System Craft).

World government[edit]

Homith has a Representative Democracy government.

  • It is a government by elected representatives.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Republic.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Unitary State .

World military[edit]

No information yet available.

World economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade data[edit]

No information yet available.

World demographics[edit]

No information yet available.

World culture[edit]

No information yet available.

Historical data[edit]

No information yet available.

World timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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