Algol (world)

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Algol/Star Bridge (Aldebaran 0112)
Classic Era (1115)
D000168-9
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size0 Asteroid/Planetoid Belt
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population1 Low (20)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech Level9 Early Stellar (fusion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary A5 V B8 V K2 IV
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 2
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Algol 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 Star Bridge Subsector of Aldebaran Sector.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

No information yet available.

Trinary Solar System[edit]

Algol Trinary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Algol Primary Primary White A5 V Algol (star)
Algol Companion Secondary Blue-White B8 V Algol (star)
Algol Far Companion Tertiary Orange K2 IV Algol (star)


System Data[edit]

Algol is famous for its trinary star, nicknamed the "Demon Star." It has an eclipsing binary and is considered a textbook example of the principle of stellar mass-transfer. The primary is siphoning matter of its once, larger subgiant companion. Some astronomers like to call it a star mugging.

Mainworld Data[edit]

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Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

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Mainworld Map[edit]

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Native Lifeforms[edit]

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History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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World Starport[edit]

Algol has a poor quality starport.

  • A Class D Starport Facility has minimal if any shipyards and can only perform extremely limited repair work.
  • This facility has many skilled personnel who can perform minor repair work.
  • This facility has refueling infrastructure and limited refining capabilities. One may purchase unrefined fuel here.
  • Starports of this class very rarely have both a Lowport and a Highport.

World Technology Level[edit]

Algol possesses a Technology Level of TL–9.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early fusion power.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Ultra high-speed trains and early grav vehicles.
    • Water: High efficiency sailcraft, multihulled seacraft, improved artificial gears.
    • Air: Tiltrotorcraft, exotic VTOL's, PARWIG, and rocket-assisted suborbitals.
    • Space: SSTO spacecraft, early military spacecraft (System Craft), and interstellar STL starships
    • FTL: Prototype Jump Drive-1.

World Government[edit]

Algol is a Captive Government or Colony.

  • It is a government by a leadership answerable to an outside group, a colony or conquered area.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Vassal State.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Federation .

World Law Level[edit]

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World Military[edit]

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World Economy[edit]

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Trade Data[edit]

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World Demographics[edit]

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World Culture[edit]

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Urbanization[edit]

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Historical Data[edit]

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World Timeline[edit]

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UWP Listing[edit]

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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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