Merganser (world)

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Merganser/Vega (Solomani Rim 1919)
Classic Era (1115)
A944786-C
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size9 Large (14,400 km)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population7 Moderate (70 million)
Government8 Civil Service Bureaucracy
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech LevelC Average Stellar (robots)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M3 V M3 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 0
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Merganser is a preindustrial, agricultural world.

Description (Planetology)[edit]

Merganser is a marginally habitable planet that possesses unusually accessible surface deposits of industrial metals. .

Binary Solar System[edit]

Merganser Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Merganser Primary Primary Red M3 V
Merganser Companion Secondary Red M3 V


IISS Astrographics Survey[edit]

1919 Merganser (Vegan Autonomous Region)

Starport: Class V.

Diameter: 8,900 miles (14,200 km). Gravity: 1.32g.
Atmosphere: Thin oxygen-nitrogen (Tainted).
Hydrographics: 16%.
Climate: Hot.
Population: 73 million.
Government: Meritocracy.
Control Level: 4.
Tech Level: 11.
World Trade Number: 5.


History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Merganser, formerly known as Khuraaga (Anglic: Khuraaga), is an agricultural world located on the Rim Main within Vega Subsector of the Solomani Rim. The system is a member of the Vegan Autonomous Region.

Merganser is important for its resources, but is very inhospitable for Vegans: its high gravity makes it especially uncomfortable for Vegans and the world has a significant human population. Human contract labor can earn very good wages during the typical three-year contract on Merganser

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. "Jump Map API" and map location from Travellermap.com