Pongu (world)

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Pongu/Gimgir (Antares 1815)
Classic Era (1115)
C574723-8
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere7 Standard (tainted)
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population7 Moderate (30 million)
Government2 Participating Democracy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K2 V M2 V M2 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 0
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Pongu is a preindustrial, agricultural world.

  • As an agricultural world, this world is a near-ideal environment for producing quality foodstuffs of plant, animal, and other forms. Quality foodstuffs are a major export commodity for this world.
  • As a preindustrial world, this planet cannot yet manufacture enough high-technology resources to support a modern, star-faring society. Having to import many manufactured and high tech goods drives the price up for these items at this world.
  • This is a "Puzzle" world designated as an Amber Zone. Caution is advised since the world has an environment, laws, customs, life forms, or other conditions that are not well understood and might be a danger to a visitor.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Gimgir Subsector of Antares Sector in the Domain of Antares.


Astrography and Planetology[edit]

No information yet available.

Trinary Solar System[edit]

Pongu Trinary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Pongu Primary Primary Orange K2 V
Pongu Companion Secondary Red M2 V
Pongu Far Companion Tertiary Red M2 V


System data[edit]

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Mainworld data[edit]

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Mainworld geography and topography[edit]

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Native lifeforms[edit]

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History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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Imperial high nobility[edit]

Pongu, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of three members of the Imperial Nobility, who are charged with overseeing the world.

World starport[edit]

Pongu 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]

Pongu possesses a Technology Level of TL–8.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics, improved telephones, and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Improved geothermal and improved batteries.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Advanced automobiles.
    • Water: Triphibians and early artificial gills.
    • Air: Improved helicopters and hypersonic jets.
    • Space: Space shuttles, early space stations, and improved interplanetary spacecraft.

World government[edit]

Pongu has a Participatory Democracy government.

  • It is a government by advice and consent of the citizen.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Democracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Unitary State.

World military[edit]

No information yet available.

World economy[edit]

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Trade data[edit]

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World demographics[edit]

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World culture[edit]

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Historical data[edit]

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World timeline[edit]

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UWP listing[edit]

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