Nessor (world)

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Nessor/Annistu (Far Home 0732)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size0 Asteroid/Planetoid Belt
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population4 Moderate (90 thousand)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K2 III
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 3
Jump map from [1]

Nessor is a ring of many small worldlets (planetoids AKA an "asteroid belt"), not capable of retaining an atmosphere or water, and nonindustrial in nature.

  • These worldlets warrant hazardous environment precautions.
  • 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.
  • The worldlets require extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. Having to import most manufactured and high tech goods drives the price up for these items at this world.
  • It is a Non-Aligned world dominated by human sophonts located in the Annistu Subsector of Far Home Sector.

Astrography and Planetology[edit]

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

Monostellar System[edit]

Nessor Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Nessor Primary Orange K2 III

System Data[edit]

Kuluda-Nessor System[edit]

The primary is Kuluda, a orange giant star. It has a luminosity of 185 Sols, a mass of 4.4 Sols, and a diameter of 36.733 million km – the corona of the star extends to 0.13 AU, within orbital position (I). The inner system consists of (II) a vacuum inner world, (III) a vacuum inner world, (IV) an exotic atmosphere radworld, (V) a corrosive atmosphere inferno world, (VI) an exotic atmosphere stormworld, and (VII) the Nessor Main Belt, designated the mainworld – orbital position (I) is empty. (VIII-I) a ringed large gas giant, and (VIII-II) a small gas giant have a shared orbit within the habitable zone. (IX) a large gas giant forms the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(VII) Nessor Main Belt[edit]

(VII) the Nessor Main Belt orbits within the H– region of the inner system and is designated the mainworld. It lies at a mean distance of 2.6 AU from the star and is primarily made up of carbonaceous bodies with diameters of less than 100 km. The inner edge of the belt, with a higher concentration of nickel-iron bodies, is considered to lie at around 2.2 AU from the star and the outer edge of the belt is considered to lie at approximately 3 AU. The main inhabited body is named Pylos, with a mean orbital distance of 2.45 AU around Kuluda and an orbital period of 1 year 302 days. It has a long axis of 230 km, a density of 2.43 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.005 G. It retains no atmosphere and has no hydrographics. Mean surface temperature: 130°C in sunlight, 45°C in shadow.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Kuluda-Nessor System[edit]

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

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Nessor has a routine quality starport.

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

World technology level[edit]

Nessor possesses a Technology Level of TL–10 or TL-A in Hexadecimal Notation.

World government[edit]

Nessor has a Feudal Technocracy government.

  • It is a government by specific individuals for those who agree to be ruled. Relationships are based on the performance of technical activities which are mutually-beneficial.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.

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.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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