Bentwen (world)

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Bentwen/Phantasm (Wraith 2829)
Classic Era (1115)
?446???-?
Starport? Error in Starport Decode
Size4 Small (6,400 km, 0.32g - 0.46g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population? Error in Population Decode
Government? Error in Government Decode
Law? Error in Law Decode
Tech Level? Error in Tech Decode
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M1 V M2 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 2

Bentwen is a barren world with no overt population, government, or law level.

  • This world is a "Twilight Zone World", a planet that is tidally-locked to its primary world, giving a hot pole, a cold pole and a twilight zone in-between.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

The Bentwen system was officially surveyed by the University of Tal Varisa Deep Sky Program.

  • The results of the survey are available as the DSP Listing, a comprehensive star catalog first published in 5550AD.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

M1 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.4574 2600 - 3500 0.033
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00475 0.01516 0.15 - 0.24 0.475 4.75
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Remarks
Flare Star
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Bentwen

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
Flare Star. 0.8 AU distant (close companion)

System Data[edit]

The worlds of the system have been remotely surveyed. They consist of:

Mainworld Data[edit]

Limited data is available about the body nominated as the mainworld. All of the data has been gathered over centuries of remote observation.

Mainworld Size (S)[edit]

This world is a Meso World between 5,600km and 7,200km in diameter. The world has low gravity between 0.32G and 0.46G. The horizon will appear about 3.6km away.

Mainworld Atmosphere (A)[edit]

This world has a pressure of 0.43 to 0.70 atmospheres. While the thin atmosphere does not require survival gear this atmosphere also contains an unusual taint such as such as disease, a hazardous gas mix, pollutants, or sulfur compounds which requires the use of a Filter Mask. Some taints may require more protective equipment. TL–3 or more advanced survival gear is required to settle this world.

Mainworld Hydrosphere (H)[edit]

This world has 55-65% of its surface covered by liquid water. It has significant large liquid bodies. Wilderness refueling is possible.

Satellites:[edit]

None.

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Detailed information about the astrographic and orbital aspects of the system became available following the publication of the DSP Listing.

World Starport (St)[edit]

The presence or nature of any port facilities within the Bentwen system are currently unknown.

Facilities[edit]

Port facilities within the system include:

  • No information yet available.

World Technology Level (T)[edit]

The degree of technological advancement within the Bentwen system is currently unknown.

World Government (G)[edit]

The nature of the governing authority within the Bentwen system is currently unknown.

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Law (L)[edit]

The status of local law within the Bentwen system is unknown.

World Economy[edit]

  • Resources: Unknown
  • Labor: Unknown
  • Infrastructure: Unknown
  • Efficiency: Unknown

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics (P)[edit]

The current population of the Bentwen system is unknown.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

World Culture[edit]

  • Homogeneity: Unknown
  • Acceptance: Unknown
  • Strangeness: Unknown
  • Symbols: Unknown

World Timeline[edit]

ca. 5550AD: Detailed information about the system is published in the DSP Listing.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This list of sources was used by the Traveller Wiki Editorial Team and individual contributors to compose this article. Copyrighted material is used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author. The page history lists all of the contributions.