Aldebaran (world)

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Aldebaran/Aldebaran (Aldebaran 1509)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size0 Asteroid/Planetoid Belt
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population3 Low (1 thousand)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law4 Moderate Law (no light assault weapons)
Tech LevelB Average Stellar (large starships)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K5 III
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 0

Aldebaran is a ring of many small worldlets (planetoids AKA an "asteroid belt"), not capable of retaining an atmosphere or water, and is also a low-population vacuum environment with a population less than 10,000 sophonts in population size, warranting hazardous environment precautions.

  • Life in a vacuum requires great discipline. After all, it only takes one forgotten seal on a vacuum suit to spell death. Those who survive tend to be very methodically-minded and attentive to small detail.
  • It is a member of the Solomani Confederation in the Aldebaran Subsector of Aldebaran Sector.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

No information yet available.

Monostellar System[edit]

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


Primary Giant 5 3300 - 4200 320
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.39081 1.48375 14.22 - 23.18 39.081 390.81
Orbit # 1 4 8 9 12
Alpha Tauri - has M2 V Companion

System Data[edit]

The Aldebaran primary has an extreme luminosity, and precautions should be taken to ensure adequate shielding.

Mainworld Data[edit]

Aldebaran Primus is the largest rock, roughly the original size of the Terran asteroid Ceres.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

Primus has a considerable water-ice supply, which supports its population.

Mainworld Map[edit]

The settlement is one contiguous construct, maps are available upon docking. Latest settlement map is attached.

Native Lifeforms[edit]


History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Starport[edit]

Aldebaran 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.

World Technology Level[edit]

Aldebaran possesses a Technology Level of TL–11 or TL-B in Hexadecimal Notation.

World Government[edit]

Aldebaran 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[edit]

Aldebaran has a moderate law level with laws covering many areas of government and interaction. These laws are simple enough that most people can act as their own advocate, though for serious issues a professional is recommended. Law enforcement officials will be present, but not in great numbers. Light assault weapons, and anything more destructive, are typically regulated or prohibited.

World Military[edit]

The settlement has an extensive defense grid, with long-range energy weapons and missiles.

Primus has been raided several times by pirates, but survived. They seem to expect trouble, and have seen many different ruses. At this point, these folks do not trust easily.

World Economy[edit]

Asteroid mining for metals and water.

Trade Data[edit]

Metal exports.

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti 100%

World Culture[edit]

Mixed Solomani. Shell-shocked and very xenophobic.


Aldebaran Primus is the only current settlement.

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

E 0 0 0 3 5 4 – B

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