Alpher (world)

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Alpher/Harlequin (Solomani Rim 2703)
Classic Era (1115)
A866997-E
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population9 High (2 billion)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
Law7 Moderate Law (no firearms)
Tech LevelE High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G0 V M2 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 4

Alpher is a high-population, pre-rich garden world with a billion or more sophonts in population size, a near-ideal utopian environment conducive to most sophonts, and still lacks adequate population to expand its economy to a rich status.

Description / Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Alpher is a high-population, Terran Norm garden world located in Harlequin Subsector of the Solomani Rim.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Alpher Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Alpher

G0 V

Primary Main Sequence 1.04 5400 - 6100 1.21
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00958 0.09124 0.87 - 1.43 0.958 9.58
Orbit #  *  * 3 3 7
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Alpher

M2 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.4258 2400 - 3300 0.027
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.0044 0.01358 0.13 - 0.21 0.44 4.4
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

2703 Alpher (Imperial)

Starport: Class V.

Diameter: 8,300 miles (13,300 km). Gravity: 1.06g.
Atmosphere: Standard oxygen-nitrogen.
Hydrographics: 59%.
Climate: Warm.
Population: 2.3 billion.
Government: Bureaucracy.
Control Level: 4.
Tech Level: 11.
World Trade Number: 5.5.

System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

It is a Terran Norm garden world.

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]

No information yet available.

Imperial High / Landed Nobility[edit]

Alpher, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estates of three members of the Imperial Nobility, who are charged with overseeing the world.

World Starport[edit]

Alpher has a Class A Starport, an excellent quality installation which includes all the expected amenities including refined fuel for starships, brokerage services for passengers and cargo, and a variety of ship provisions. There is a shipyard capable of doing annual maintenance, overhauls and other kinds of repair, and construction of both starships and non-starships. Most ports of this classification have both a Highport and a Downport.

World Technology Level[edit]

Alpher possesses a Technology Level of TL–14 or TL-E in Hexadecimal Notation.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Early meson communicators.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Miniature super-batteries, early collectors, and advanced fusion plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:

World Government[edit]

Alpher is governed by an Impersonal Bureaucracy. The leadership of the government is another form (democracy, dictatorship, oligarchy), but the bureaucracy dictates government policy and its execution. Government leadership is reduced to little more than figureheads and does not select the bureaucracy leadership or its members.

World Law Level[edit]

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World Military[edit]

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World Economy[edit]

No information yet available.

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]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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