Mercury (SR 1827) (world)

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Mercury/Sol (Solomani Rim 1827)
Classic Era (1115)
G30046A-E
StarportG Error in Starport Decode
Size3 Small (4,800 km)
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population4 Moderate (20 thousand)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
LawA Extreme Law (no weapons)
Tech LevelE High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G2 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 4
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Mercury (SR 1827) is a hellworld, with a vacuum environment in which a population is struggling to survive against an inhospitable environment.

  • Life in a vacuum requires great discipline. After all, it only takes one forgotten seal on a vacuum suit to spell death. Those who survive tend to be very methodically-minded and attentive to small detail.
  • Hellworlds often offer daily, and sometimes even hourly, life-threatening situations to their inhabitants. Survivors often form intense survival skills and tend to be grim realists.
  • A hellworld, with a vacuum environment, is that much harder to survive in. Most such hellworlds have vast temperature differentials compounded by the difficulties of living in a vacuum. Survivors tend to be especially hardened and methodical individuals.
  • This a "high technology" world with technology achievements at, near, or over technology standards for Charted Space.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Sol Subsector of Solomani Rim Sector in the Domain of Sol.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Mercury has the most extreme temperatures in the solar system ranging from 400°C during the day to -180°C at night.

Monostellar System[edit]

Mercury (SR 1827) Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Mercury (SR 1827) Primary Primary Yellow G2 V Sol


System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

The main settlement is built into the Chao Meng-Fu crater on the south pole.

  • Other settlements include a small spaceport, mining operation and the very old Syuki Solar Observatory, now operated mainly as an astrophysical school.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Mercury (SR 1827) is the innermost planet in the Terran system in Sol Subsector of the Solomani Rim.

  • In the interplanetary era, Mercury’s face was once covered with a giant solar array used to power mining facilities and energize lasers that drove early solar sail vessels.

Imperial High / Landed Nobility[edit]

Only the mainworld of a system possesses an officially appointed or landed Imperial Noble.

  • The landed noble of this system is located at the mainworld on Terra.

World Starport[edit]

Mercury (SR 1827) has a poor quality spaceport.

  • It does not have the facilities to handle interstellar starship traffic, only stellar system spacecraft.
  • This facility has no shipyard and can only perform extremely limited repair work at best.
  • This facility does have some skilled personnel who can perform superficial repair work.
  • This facility has refueling infrastructure and limited refining capabilities. One may purchase unrefined fuel here.
  • Spaceports of this class rarely have both a Lowport and a Highport.

World Technology Level[edit]

Mercury (SR 1827) possesses a Technology Level of TL-14 or TL-E in Hexadecimal Notation.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Early meson communicators.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Miniature super-batteries, early collectors, and advanced fusion plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:

World Government[edit]

Mercury (SR 1827) is a Captive Government or Colony.

  • It is a government by a leadership answerable to an outside group, a colony or conquered area.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Vassal State.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Federation .

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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