A System or Star System is an astrographic term for a star and its family of planets and satellites.
The term system denotes a major world and its associated star, plus any other planets, satellites, asteroids, and other bodies in a significant gravitational relationship with the source star.
- Also includes all bands of system including the close inner system and the far outer system of Oort clouds and orbiting comets or other astrographic objects.
Star System Locations
Includes the mainworld, satellites, and all other worlds within a system. In the case of polystellar systems, it may include all stars and their associated worlds.
Polystellar star systems with one to six stars can be found within Charted Space. Polystellar star systems with larger numbers of stars are considerably rarer. Polystellar systems are also known as multi-star systems for binaries and multiple-star systems for trinaries or greater.
History & Background (Dossier)
The IISS or its counterparts typically only have fairly comprehensive star charts for inner systems (inner zone, HZ and outer zone). Outer systems (remote and far) typically remain very roughly charted or nearly uncharted.
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