0.4 Surtan (world)

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0.4 Surtan/Subsector Delta (Beyond 0212)
Classic Era (1115)
EAAA651-8
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
SizeA Large (16,000 km, 1.14g - 1.48g)
AtmosphereA Exotic
HydrographicsA Water World 100%
Population6 Moderate ( million)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law1 Low Law (no explosives, poison gas)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M1 V
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 0

0.4 Surtan is a nonindustrial fluid world.

  • A fluid world has an oceanic geography of a liquid other than water such as ammonia, methane, hydrocarbons, or other exotic liquids.
  • It requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. Having to import most manufactured and high tech goods drives the price up for these items at this world.
  • This is a temperate world, with a climate of pleasant, average temperatures, considered to be an ideal or near-ideal environment by many different sophont species.
  • It is a member of the Eslyat Magistracy, part of the Comsentient Alliance, in the Subsector Delta Subsector of Beyond Sector.
  • This world has a an exploration base, which bear similarity to an Imperial Scout Base, capable of handling explorer personnel and exploratory starships.
  • This world has sometimes been listed erroneously as Greater Enigma on some older Imperial star charts. [2]
  • Nearly 100% of the population is composed of Eslayt.
  • Less than 10% of the population is composed of baseline humans and other non-human sophonts.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

No information yet available.

Monostellar System[edit]

0.4 Surtan Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
0.4 Surtan

M1 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.4574 2600 - 3500 0.033
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00475 0.01516 0.15 - 0.24 0.475 4.75
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Remarks

System Data[edit]

System:

System Importance (Ix)[edit]

This world has an Importance Extension (Ix): of -3 (Very unimportant).

  • (The Importance Extension (Ix) ranks worlds within a region. It governs the locations of capitals and trade routes.)

Mainworld Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Size (S)[edit]

This world has a Planetary Size of A.

  • 16,000 km

Mainworld Atmosphere (A)[edit]

This world has an Exotic Atmosphere and possesses an unusual gas mix which requires the use of oxygen tanks, but protective suits not necessary, but are recommended. TL–8 or more advanced survival gear is required to settle this world.

Mainworld Hydrosphere (H)[edit]

This world has a Hydrosphere of A.

  • 100 % of the world's surface is covered in liquid so it is classified as a Fluid Hydrographics World (in place of water).

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Imperial Landed Nobility (N)[edit]

World Starport (Sp)[edit]

This world has a Class E Starport, a frontier quality installation with few expected amenities. There is unrefined fuel for starships and a limited variety of ship provisions. There is no shipyard of any kind, but there may be parts and technical support for doing minor services and repair. Ports of this classification generally consist of a downport.

  • The Starport Authority does not maintain an employee population at this starport. All labor and operations are contracted on a "as needed" basis.

World Population (P)[edit]

This world has a Population rating of 6.

World Demographics[edit]

World Government (G)[edit]

This world is governed by a Feudal Technocracy. Society divides itself based on the technical requirements of the society. Each of these functions are granted as a fief to an individual or group. Leadership of these fiefs determines the head of the government.

World Law Level (L)[edit]

This world has a Law Level of 1.

  • Body pistols, explosives, and poison gas prohibited

World Technology Level (TL)[edit]

This world 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 (System Craft).

World Military[edit]

This world has a Battalion Equivalent figure of 2.

  • This equates to approximately 1,000 sophonts under arms in an active or reserve capacity.

World Economy (Ex)[edit]

The world's economic measurements are: ( A 5 1 −5 )

Trade Data[edit]

Trade Classifications for this world:

Trade Lines with other worlds:

World Culture (Cx)[edit]

The world's cultural characteristics are: [ 2 3 1 4 ]

World Language/s[edit]

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

World Infrastructure[edit]

This world possesses extremely limited infrastructure.

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

UWP: EAAA651-8

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