Barabek (world)

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Barabek/Orowan (Halcyon 2131)
Classic Era (1115)
D58769B-4
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population6 Moderate (8 million)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
LawB Extreme Law (control of movement)
Tech Level4 Industrial (combustion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G0 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 3

Barabek is a nonindustrial, rich, agricultural world with improving living conditions due to a bustling agro-economy.

  • As an agricultural world, this world is a near-ideal environment for producing quality foodstuffs of plant, animal, and other forms. Quality foodstuffs are a major export commodity for this world.
  • 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 rich world with a prosperous and thriving world economy.
  • Its economy is bustling and an increase in living conditions is expected in the near future.
  • This a "low technology" world with technology competency well below technology standards for Charted Space.
  • It is a Non-Aligned world dominated by human sophonts located in the Orowan Subsector of Halcyon Sector.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

This star system is detailed using the Fringian Variant System Description.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

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
Remarks
None

System Data[edit]

Basa-Barabek System[edit]

The primary is Basa, an ordinary yellow main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 1.21 Sols, a mass of 1.04 Sols and a diameter of 1.433 million km. The inner system consists of (I) a vacuum worldlet, (II) a vacuum inner world, and (III) a corrosive atmosphere inferno world. (IV) Barabek orbits within the habitable zone and is designated the mainworld. (V) a sparse stony planetoid belt, (VI) a small gas giant, (VII) a small ice giant, (VIII) an exotic atmosphere bigworld, and (IX) a ringed large gas giant form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

(IV) Barabek[edit]

(IV) Barabek is designated the mainworld and orbits Basa at a mean distance of 0.98 AU (146.6 million km), within the habitable zone. It has an orbital period of 347 days 11 hours and a rotation period of 19.75 hours. The axial tilt is 17.5 degrees. Barabek has a diameter of 7,825 km, a density of 4.79 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.53 G. It is geologically active. Its atmosphere is rated as Dense, with a mean surface pressure of 1.75 bar and a composition of 77% nitrogen, 22% oxygen, and 1% argon, carbon dioxide, neon and other trace gases. Approximately 72% of the surface is covered in oceans of liquid water: average tidal ranges exceed 0.75m. Mean surface temperature: 26°C. The atmosphere is dynamic and powerful weather systems, driven by the star and the oceans, sweep across the globe. The climate is seasonal.

Satellites:[edit]

Barabek retains a single natural satellite, a small ice-capped vacuum worldlet named Bubusa:

(IVa) Bubusa (UWP Y101000-0, orbits at 20 Diameters/157,000 km)

Mainworld geography and topography[edit]

Total surface area: 192 million km², Land surface area: 54 million km², Water surface area: 138 million km².

Native lifeforms[edit]

Barabek, the mainworld, has extensive and abundant native life, with organisms inhabiting every ecological niche. The local flora has a tendency towards tall narrow stems and flat leaves: foliage is generally dark green in colour. Their metabolic functions drive the process of atmospheric renewal.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Barabek has a Class D Starport, a poor quality installation which has few of the 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 only a downport, unless this is a trade port or system with an hostile environment mainworld.

World technology level[edit]

Barabek possesses a Technology Level of TL–4.

World government[edit]

Barabek 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 military[edit]

No information yet available.

World economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade data[edit]

No information yet available.

World demographics[edit]

No information yet available.

World culture[edit]

No information yet available.

Historical data[edit]

No information yet available.

World timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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