Bengalaz Subsector

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Bengalaz Subsector
Jauhaux Duhamel Quadrant 01-569

Bengalaz style="width: 250px; height: 350px; border: solid 1px black;"
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Sector Theta Borealis
Capital None
No. of Stars 22
Majority Control NaHu - 95%
2nd Control NaAs - 5%

Bengalaz Subsector is Subsector P of Theta Borealis Sector.

  • It lies within Charted Space.
  • On older surveys it may be referred to as the Bengalaz Quadrant.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Details: 1105[edit]

Detailed UWP data for all the worlds listed within the subsector can be retrieved from Theta Borealis Sector data files.

Astrographic Features & Trade Routes: 1105[edit]

The following astrographic and commercial data has been determined:

Borealis Group[edit]

The subsector forms part of the Borealis Group, a gigantic, broadly spherical cluster of stars centered on Theta Borealis Sector.

  • It is a distinctive, extremely bright feature that can be easily observed from all across Charted Space.
  • It is more than 40 parsecs in diameter.
  • It contains an unusually high number of giant stars.
  • It is the density of giant stars within the region, rather than their individual brightness, that makes the feature so prominent.

Theta Borealis Bright Stars 2.jpg

The night-time skies of all of the worlds across the region are studded with a panoply of colorful, intensely bright stars.

  • Some are so bright that they can be clearly seen from planetary surfaces during daylight hours.
  • The brightest is Theta Borealis, an unstable, violent, blue-white bright supergiant with a luminosity of around 73,000 sols.
  • Other extremely bright stars within the cluster include Sigma Borealis, Tau Borealis, Epsilon Borealis, Mu Borealis, and Kappa Borealis.
  • While the cluster contains many extremely luminous giant stars, Theta B is exponentially brighter than any of the others.

Chains of giant stars trail out from the cluster into many of the surrounding sectors.

  • Bengalaz Subsector lies to rimward-trailing of the clusters core, forming part of a long outlying trail of giant stars.

Stellar Distribution[edit]

A basic map showing the distribution and size of stars within Bengalaz Subsector.

  • The color corresponds to the visible color of the star, which links to its spectral classification.
  • The size as shown indicates both the physical size of the object and its relative brightness.

Subsector P Bengalaz Star Chart.png
(Chart sourced from Traveller Map).

Note that the stars as depicted are representative. Any star, no matter what its size, is a mere speck within the hex it occupies.

  • Ordinary main sequence stars can barely be seen from even a hex away.
  • Huge, intensely luminous giant stars can be seen from across the subsector and far beyond.

World Listing: 1105[edit]

The following systems and worlds can be found within this area:

22 Worlds in the Bengalaz Subsector
Betuatan  •  Brasov  •  Corcoran (TB 2837)  •  Des Prez  •  Ganados  •  Gangarova  •  Illimani  •  Jugartha  •  Kirwan  •  Makatea  •  Montserat  •  Nunivak  •  Petitot  •  Rolland  •  Rorschach   •  Stowkau  •  Sukarno  •  Widcliff  •  Wimstudei  •  Yukva  •  Zaharoff  •  Zaragoza  •  

Subsector Summary: 1105[edit]

Bengalaz, subsector P of Theta Borealis contains 22 worlds with an estimated population of 48 billion, a per capita income of Cr2,656, and a total economy is BCr127,908. These worlds originate an interstellar trade of BCr279 through 20 starports (4 Class A, 8 Class B, 4 Class C, 4 Class D) employing 30,235 people. Driving this interstellar trade are six Agricultural (Ag) worlds, three Non-Agricultural (Na) worlds, no Pre-Agricultural (Pa) worlds, six Pre-Industrial (Pi) worlds, one Rich (Ri) world, and three Industrial (In) worlds. The governments in Bengalaz maintain one Naval base, and one Scout base. The average technology level is 8 (with most between 5 and 11). The highest technology level is 13 at Jugartha (Theta Borealis 2831), Corcoran (Theta Borealis 2837), and Yukva (Theta Borealis 3036).

Bengalaz, subsector P of Theta Borealis contains 36 stars and 213 identified planets; 11 monostellar systems, nine binary systems, one trinary system, and one system with four or more stars. 14 of the 22 systems (63%) have native gas giants. There are two Asteroid (As) belts, two Desert (De) worlds, no Garden (Ga) worlds, no Ice-capped (Ic) worlds, four Poor (Po) worlds, four Vacuum (Va) worlds, and three Water (Wa) or Ocean (Oc) worlds.

Bengalaz has an estimated population of 48 billion distributed across four High population (Hi) worlds, four Moderate population (Ph) worlds, seven Non-industrial (Ni) worlds, three Low population (Lo) worlds, and no Barren (Ba) worlds. The highest population world is Des Prez (Theta Borealis 2835). The population consists of 1 sophont groups.

1 identified sophont populations in Bengalaz

Non-Aligned, Human-dominated[edit]

There are 22 Non-Aligned Human-dominated worlds in Bengalaz with an estimated population of 48 billion.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Polity Listing: 1105[edit]

The following polities can be found within this subsector:

  • Other Powers
    • None

Native Sophonts (NILs): 1105[edit]

The following races (sophont species) are believed to have originated in this area:

Demographics: 1105[edit]

Significant populations of the following races (sophont species) reside within this area:

Major Historical Events Timeline: 1116[edit]

These are some of the more important historical events that have affected this area:

  • No information yet available.

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