Newcomb (world)

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Newcomb/Banasdan (Solomani Rim 2913)
Classic Era (1115)
D541443-6
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics1 Dry World 10%
Population4 Moderate (50 thousand)
Government4 Representative Democracy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech Level6 Pre-Stellar (nuclear)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K1 V M4 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 2
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Newcomb is a poor, nonindustrial hellworld with a population struggling to survive in an inhospitable environment.

  • 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.
  • It requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society.
  • This is a hot world, with a climate of high temperatures.
  • A Prison World, exile camp, or prison camp for criminals or other exiles is located upon this world in addition to other points of interest.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Banasdan Subsector of Solomani Rim Sector in the Domain of Sol.
  • It is located on the Rim Main.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Newcomb is a poor, non-industrial hellworld with one small moon, located on the Rim Main within Banasdan Subsector of the Solomani Rim.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Newcomb Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Newcomb Primary Primary Orange K1 V
Newcomb Companion Secondary Red M4 V


IISS Astrographics Survey[edit]

2913 Newcomb (Imperial)

Starport: Class II.

Diameter: 4,200 miles (6,700 km). Gravity: 0.44g.
Atmosphere: Thin oxygen-nitrogen (Tainted).
Hydrographics: 12%.
Climate: Hot.
Population: 57,000.
Government: Representative Democracy.
Control Level: 2.
Tech Level: 6.
World Trade Number: 2.5.


System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

It is a non-industrial, low gravity hellworld with one small moon.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Newcomb is a marginally habitable, mostly empty world.

Imperial High / Landed Nobility[edit]

Newcomb, as a member world of the Third Imperium has a member of the Imperial Nobility overseeing the world.

World Starport[edit]

Newcomb 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]

Newcomb possesses a Technology Level of TL-6.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Telephone, radio, and television.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early fission power generation, advanced water and wind generation of electricity.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Improved automobiles, early ATV's, and dedicated AFV's.
    • Water: Amphibious vehicles, improved submersibles, and early SCUBA gear.
    • Air: Early jet aircraft and rotorcraft VTOL's.
    • Space: Early unmanned rocket delivery systems and early manned orbital rockets.

World Government[edit]

Newcomb 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 .
  • The system is a member of the Imperium.

World Law Level[edit]

No information yet available.

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy[edit]

The planet is also home to an Imperial prison that doubles as a mining camp.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

No information yet available.

World Culture[edit]

No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

The majority of the planet’s population lives in Circle City, a small provincial town. Originally established to house Solomani guerrillas and terrorists, the facility now handles common criminals who are forced to labor in the mines.

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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