Zhiblchins (world)

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Zhiblchins/Yeplzhaf (Knoellighz 0321)
Milieu 1116
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size3 Small (4,800 km, 0.24g - 0.34g)
Atmosphere2 Vacuum (very thin - tainted)
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population5 Moderate (600 thousand)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech LevelD Average Stellar (holo data)
See also UWP
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System Details
Primary M5 V
Worlds 10
Gas Giants 3
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Feudal technocracy
Law Level Low
Cultural Extension 365E
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 13
Economic Extension
ResourcesFExtremely abundant
Labor4Moderate (60 thousand)
Infrastructure5 Limited
Importance Extension 1
Resource Units 1
GWP (BCr) 1
World Trade Number 4
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 494
Starport Details
Classification Class-A
Port Size 3
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 40
Port passengers (annual) 0

Zhiblchins has both an unbreathably thin atmosphere and a lack of surface water making habitation by sophonts difficult. The system has a population between 10,000 and 10 million, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. The world serves as the capital for the subsector. It is a member of Zhodani Consulate in the Yeplzhaf Subsector of Knoellighz Sector and in the [[Province of Shtochiadr]].[[Category: Province of Shtochiadr worlds]]

Description / Astrography & Planetology

No information yet available.

Monostellar System

Coherence Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Coherence Primary Red M5 V Red Dwarf

System Data

’’The Zhiblchins System’’

  • ’’Sector: Knoellighz’’
  • ’’Hex: 0321’’
  • ’’Star Name: “Coherence” M5 V’’
  • ’’Gas Giants: 3 – W, U, T’’
  • ’’Planetoid Belts: 0’’
  • ’’Filled Orbits: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9’’
  • ’’Occupied Orbits – Inner’’
  • ’’0 Zhiblchins A323553-D Ni Po Cp Tz, no satellites
  • ’’1 Large Gas Giant – U, no satellites, 1.2 min Gs
  • ’’2 Large Gas Giant – W, 5 satellites, 2.2 min Gs
  • ’’3 RadWorld F325000-9, Highport only, no satellites
  • ’’4 BigWorld FGBA459-A, Ring, 1 satellite
  • ’’5 Worldlet F100441-9, Downport only, 2 satellites
  • ’’Occupied Orbits – Outer’’
  • ’’6 Large Gas Giant – T, one satellite, .9 min Gs
  • ’’7 Iceworld F9B8111-6, Downport only, 3 satellites
  • ’’8 Iceworld F743448-4, Downport only, no satellites
  • ’’9 RadWorld F612000-7, Orbital depot, no satellites

Mainworld Data

No information yet available.

Mainworld Geography & Topography

Zhiblchins life is pressed on two sides on this Twilight Zone planet. Since it does not spin, with one side facing the stellar primary and another cloaked in darkness, Zhiblchins has Baked Lands on the Brightside hemisphere and Frozen Lands of ice and rock on the Nightside. A thin band reaching from the north pole to the south pole, with a declination of almost 5 degrees is home to terraformed plant and animal life by the Zhodani. On the colder edge of the Green Belt are found hardy conifers and hardier, tundra shrubs. Opposite to that toward the hotter edge are found tropical palms, desert scrub and trailing off with tumbleweeds upon mudflats. A water cycle roils like a coiling, cloudy band above the Green Belt which rains in a thin band and then trickles down a few mountains into icy seas. The small seas then flow into muddy mires that leach into drier flats and become evaporated again by the heat of the Baked Lands. Thermodynamics pushes the warm, moist air and evaporated water back over the colder Twilight Zone and rain ensues. Thus, rainstorms, often turbulent with thunder and lightning are commonplace on Zhiblchins. The planet is rich with raw resources which require specially sheltering all-terrain vehicles to extract and bring home to Zhiblchins Shadowport and its Markets. The mainworld features a wide variety of minerals including titanium and various radioactive elements from the Brightside.

Mainworld Map

Zhiblchins World Map.jpg

One World Hex equals 1005 kilometers.

Native Lifeforms

No information yet available.

History & Background / Dossier

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World Starport

Due to its lower population of 600,000 which is limited by its green belt habitable region, Zhiblchins Shadowport is the focal site for system and interstellar traffic. It is so named because it is embedded into the walls of a very long chasm that run north-south and shields its traffic from the Baked Lands on the bright side of the tidally-locked planet.

Zhiblchins has an excellent quality starport.

  • A Class A Starport Facility has very well developed shipyards and is capable of producing first rate starships.
  • This facility has many very skilled personnel who can perform not only major repair work, but overhaul work as well.
  • This facility has advanced refueling and refining infrastructure. One may purchase practically any kind of refined fuel here.
  • Almost every starport of this class possesses both a Lowport and a Highport. Sometimes multiple ports of each type.

World Technology Level

Zhiblchins possesses a Technology Level of TL–13 or TL-D in Hexadecimal Notation.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Holovideo recorders.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Miniature super-batteries, prototype collectors, advanced fusion plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:

World Government

Zhiblchins has a Feudal Technocracy government.

  • It is a government by specific individuals for those who agree to be ruled. Relationships are based on the performance of technical activities which are mutually-beneficial.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.

World Law Level

The law level is 3, a low law level which forbids automatic weapons.

World Military

No information yet available.

World Economy

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Trade Data

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World Demographics

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World Culture

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Historical Data

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World Timeline

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UWP Listing

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