Beck's World (world)

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Beck's World/Regina (Spinward Marches 2204)
Milieu 1116
D88349D-4
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population4 Moderate (70 thousand)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
LawD Extreme Law (paramilitary law)
Tech Level4 Industrial (combustion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K0 V M2 V
Worlds 10
Gas Giants 1
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Impersonal bureaucracy
Law Level Extreme
Cultural Extension 8198
Army Size (BEs) 1
Economic Details
Technology Level 4
Economic Extension
631+1
Resources6Few
Labor3Low (7 thousand)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency+1Average
Importance Extension -3
Resource Units 18
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 2
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 5
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 1,425
Port passengers (annual) 0

Beck's World has a population between 10,000 and 10 million sophonts, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. This world contains an archaeological site with artifacts suspected to be from the now-vanished Ancients. This world is designated an Amber Zone with an environment, laws, customs, life forms, or other conditions make it dangerous to visitors. This a low technology world with technology competency below the standard for Charted Space. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Regina Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Beck's World, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight, a member of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world.

Beck's World/Regina (Spinward Marches 2204)
New Era
D88349D-5
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population4 Moderate (90 thousand)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
LawD Extreme Law (paramilitary law)
Tech Level5 Industrial (mass production)
See also UWP
Cultural Details
Government Impersonal bureaucracy
Law Level Extreme
Cultural Extension 8195
Army Size (BEs) 2
Economic Details
Technology Level 5
Economic Extension
631+0
Resources6Few
Labor3Low (9 thousand)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency+0Average
Importance Extension -3
Resource Units 18
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 2.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Era: New Era

Beck's World has a population between 10,000 and 10 million sophonts, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. This world contains an archaeological site with artifacts suspected to be from the now-vanished Ancients. This a low technology world with technology competency below the standard for Charted Space. It is a member of Regency of Deneb in the Regina Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

This is a backwater world near the coreward end of Regina Subsector.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Beck's World Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Beck's World

K0 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.825 4000 - 5000 0.42
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00845 0.05375 0.52 - 0.84 0.845 8.45
Orbit #  *  * 2 2 7
Remarks
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Beck's World

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
Remarks

System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

Past volcanic activity on Beck's World has covered the surface with huge mountains and vast plains of solid lava. A collapsed labyrinth of interconnected caves, suspected of Ancients origin, has only been partially excavated by scientists of the University of Regina. The University has only partially excavated this collapsed warren of interlocking caverns.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Imperial High (Landed) Nobility[edit]

Beck's World, as a member world of the Third Imperium has a member of the Imperial Nobility overseeing the world.

World Starport[edit]

Beck's World 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]

Beck's World possesses a Technology Level of TL–4.

World Government[edit]

Beck's World 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.

  • Beck's world is rigidly controlled by a paramilitary state.

World Law Level[edit]

No information yet available.

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

The planet's population is concentrated in and around a single settlement, Beck's Town, located on the shore of the world's one small sea.

World Culture[edit]

No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

Historical Data[edit]

The Battle of Beck's World occurred here on 122-1109 during the Fifth Frontier War. In that battle, Admiral Elphinstone destroyed the last remnants of the Vargr fleet from Yorbund (Spinward Marches 2303). This major victory was instrumental in breaking the Vargr resolve and eventually winning the war.

What many people do not know is that the Vargr prisoners from that battle were quartered on Beck's World until after the war. Many of the Vargr chose to remain on Beck's World after they were released, and have since become Imperial citizens. About one third of the planet's population now is Vargr. The prison camp where they were held was torn down as a gesture of friendship between the two races.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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