Sol (star)

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Sol
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Spectral G2 V
Type Main Sequence
Luminosity 1 LSol
Absolute magnitude 4.83
Mag Terra −26.74 (0th)
Temperature 5,778° K
Mass 1 MSol
Radius 1 RSol
Sol is the solitary yellowish-white primary star of the Terran system, and gives its name to Sol Subsector of Solomani Rim Sector.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Sol is an unremarkable G2 V yellow-white main sequence Population I star that lies approximately 8300pc from the center of Galaxias in the Orion Spur of the Cygnus-Orion Arm. It lies approximately 30pc North of the Mean Galactic Plane.

  • Sol has an effective stellar temperature of 5,800° K.
  • The Sol star system lies at the Origin of the old Solomani Galactic Coordinate System.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Sol is the primary star of the world Terra/Sol (Solomani Rim 1827).

Because of the Terran influence during the Rule of Man, Sol is used in the Imperial and Solomani scientific systems as the basis for defining stellar mass, radius and luminosity; Sol has a value of 1 in each of these figures.

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