Barnard (world)

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Barnard/Sol (Solomani Rim 1926)
Classic Era (1115)
B200869-C
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size2 Small (3,200 km, 0.10g - 0.17g)
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population8 Moderate (500 million)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law9 High Law (no weapons out of home)
Tech LevelC Average Stellar (robots)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M4 V
Planetoid Belts 3
Gas Giants 4

Barnard is a non-agricultural, pre-industrial, moderate population vacuum world, which warrants hazardous environment precautions, with over a hundred million, but not yet at a billion sophonts in population size.

  • 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 unable to produce quality foodstuffs and must import them.
  • It requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. The need to import most manufactured and high technology goods drives the price of these goods up in the open market.
  • Its economy and population are slowly growing and living conditions are expected to improve in the near future barring outside forces.
  • This a "high technology" world with technology achievements at, near, or over technology standards for Charted Space.
  • This world toils under the control of a military government with conditions reflecting that situation including curtailed civil rights and limited freedoms.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Sol Subsector of Solomani Rim Sector in the Domain of Sol.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

It is located on the Corridor.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

M4 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.3626 2100 - 3000 0.014
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00369 0.00967 0.09 - 0.15 0.369 3.69
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 5
Remarks
Barnard's Star, Flare Star

IISS Astrographics Survey[edit]

1926 Barnard (Imperial)

Starport: Class IV - None.

Diameter: 2,000 miles (3,200 km). Gravity: 0.14g.
Atmosphere: None.
Hydrographics: None.
Climate: Torrid.
Population: 560 million.
Government: Military Rule.
Control Level: 6.
Tech Level: 11.
World Trade Number: 5.

System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

System Importance (Ix)[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

Barnard is a small, airless, waterless world orbiting Barnard's Star.

Interstellar Wars World Data
Name Barnard
Allegiance Te
Type Barren (rock)
Diameter 2000miles
Gravity 0.14g
Atmosphere None
Hydrographic 0%
Climate Infernal
Resources
0 d
Affinity score 0
Population 1,200
Starport B
Naval Base No
Gov Code Corporate
Control Rating 4
Tech Level 10 (G4TL)
Trade codes Ex Ni
WTN 3.0

Mainworld Size (S)[edit]

TBD

Mainworld Atmosphere (A)[edit]

TBD

Mainworld Hydrosphere (H)[edit]

TBD

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]

Barnard is an Imperial vacuum world located on the Corridor chain within Sol Subsector of the Solomani Rim.

Imperial Landed Nobility (N)[edit]

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

World Starport (Sp)[edit]

Barnard has a Class B Starport, a good 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 most kinds of repair, and construction of non-starships. Most ports of this classification have both a Highport and a Downport.

World Population (P)[edit]

TBD

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti, population 95%

  • Other, population 5%

World Government (G)[edit]

Barnard has a Captive Government or Colony. The world is ruled by an external government, there is no self-rule. A colony or conquered area. The local government is an oligarchy appointed by, and answerable only to, the external government.

  • Barnard is under military rule.

World Law Level (L)[edit]

Barnard possesses a Technology Level of TL–12 or TL-C in Hexadecimal Notation.

World Technology Level (TL)[edit]

TBD

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy (Ex)[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

World Infrastructure[edit]

This world possesses TBD infrastructure.

World Culture (Cx)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Language/s[edit]

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available. Barnard was the site of First Contact between the Solomani and Vilani (Anglic: Vilani) in the year -2422 (AD 2097).

  • At the time it was the site of a small Sharurshid (Anglic: Sharurshid) prospecting base.
  • After first contact the Solomani, under the oversight of UNSCA, also settled Barnard.
  • In -2404 (AD 2118) an incident between the Solomani settlement and a Sharurshid (Anglic: Sharurshid) caravan resulted in the start of the First Interstellar War.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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