|Primary||F4 V M7 V|
|Army Size (BEs)||1200|
|World Trade Number||5|
|Trade Volume (MCr/year)||52,782|
|Building Capacity (Tons)||7,000,000|
|Port passengers (annual)||55,500|
Rukhigu has a trace or very thin atmosphere and very limited surface water. The system has a population over one billion sophonts. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Khandi Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Rukhigu, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight and the feifdom of a count. Both are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. This world contains an Imperial Scout Base, capable of handling Scout Service starships and personnel. During the Long Night this world was named Rukhigu.
Astrography and planetology
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Binary Solar System
Rukhigu Binary Star System Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks Rukhigu Primary Primary Yellow-White F4 V Rukhigu Companion Secondary Red M7 V
History and background
Split into a dozen overcrowded independent states, Rukhigu has an atmosphere as tense as found on any world on the brink of war. Population and resource pressures have forced a number of the states to look off-world for a means of relief. The states of Henagal and Ias (located on the southern continent of Berakhiistuga) have co-operated to begin surveying the neighboring system of Dehkaim (Dagudashaag 1919), with a view to colonize. Their annexation of the main world has brought an aggressive response from other countries on Rukhigu. Many of the states are gearing their industries for conflict as they see war as the probable arbiter of their disputes.
Many of the numerous colonies in the system are considering independence from their parent states. The IISS station on the world is actively trying to diffuse the situation by acting as peace brokers.
Beyond the current political troubles on Rukhigu, the world has numerous trade opportunities. The competition between the countries has given rise to production of quality, and low priced, industrial and consumer commodities. Prices tend to run at ten percent less than the Imperial average; greater discounts can be obtained if one is prepared to bargain.
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