Khimkaa (world)

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Khimkaa/Bolivar (Dagudashaag 0735)
Milieu 1116
B5958A6-7
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere9 Dense (tainted)
Hydrographics5 Wet World 50%
Population8 Moderate (100 million)
GovernmentA Charismatic Dictator
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech Level7 Pre-Stellar (electronics)
See also UWP
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System Details
Primary M0 V
Worlds 12
Gas Giants 2
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Charismatic dictatorship
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 7846
Army size (BEs) 200
Economic Details
Technology Level 7
Economic Extension
A78-1
ResourcesAAbundant
Labor7Moderate (10 million)
Infrastructure8 Generally available
Efficiency-1Average
Importance 0
Resource Units 504
GWP (BCr) 143
World Trade Number 4.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 12,605
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 7
Building Capacity (Tons) 120,000
Port employees 93,635
Port passengers (annual) 15,600

Khimkaa is a moderate population world, too many sophonts to be an agricultural world but not enough to be an industrial world. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Bolivar Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Khimkaa, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight, a baronet, and the feifdoms of a marquis, and a viscount. All four are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. During the Long Night this world was named Kaen.

Astrography and planetology[edit]

Khimkaa orbits a cool, red star and the dense CO2 atmosphere of the planet ensures temperatures here regularly reach 45°C, thus the society has become mainly nocturnal. They are also evenly spread across the planet, with no more than 100,000 in the five largest cities.

Monostellar System[edit]

Khimkaa Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Khimkaa Primary Primary Red M0 V


Point of Interest: Advanced Weather-control System[edit]

An advanced weather-control system ensures that there is plenty of daylight for solar power generation and storage systems and that there is two hours of precipitation before sunset. This rainfall is timed to allow the air and ground to cool before the Khimkaans leave their air-condition homes.

History and background[edit]

So efficient is the Khimkaa weather control system that it has been patented and is marketed throughout the Third Imperium. Many view a Khimkaa control system as a mark of quality and reliability, though the Khimkaa insist on a 100-year annual maintenance contract with every prospective client prior to installation. The cost of a complete annual overhaul has almost doubled the cost of a Khimkaa system and made their competitors seem relatively cheap since they only insist on a ten-year overhaul. Despite this, Khimkaa systems are in high demand and they are currently running a 12-year waiting list for installation. Their real wealth does not come from the installation of weather systems but from the maintenance contracts which, although franchised out, is always overseen by a Khimkaa coordinator.

References and contributors[edit]

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