Blackcombe (world)

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Blackcombe/Iingar (Daibei 3204)
Classic Era (1115)
A43288A-E
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size4 Small (6,400 km, 0.32g - 0.46g)
Atmosphere3 Vacuum (very thin)
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population8 Moderate (600 million)
Government8 Civil Service Bureaucracy
LawA Extreme Law (no weapons)
Tech LevelE High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K2 V
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 1

Blackcombe is a poor, non-agricultural, moderate population world with over a hundred million, but not yet at a billion sophonts in population size.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

The world is part of the Aladon Branch.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

K2 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.723 3700 - 4600 0.284
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00718 0.0442 0.42 - 0.69 0.718 7.18
Orbit #  *  * 2 2 6
Remarks
None

System Data[edit]

System:

  • 1 Gas Giants
  • 2 Planetoid Belts
  • 9 Other Worlds

Mainworld Data[edit]

Blackcombe has an Importance rating of 2 (Ordinary).

  • Importance Extension- 2
    • (The Importance Extension (Ix) ranks worlds within a region. It governs the locations of capitals and trade routes. )

Mainworld Atmosphere[edit]

Blackcombe has a pressure of 0.10 to 0.42 atmospheres. The very thin pressures require a respirator or Oxygen Mask. TL–5 or more advanced survival gear is required to settle this world.

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]

Blackcombe, also known as Reticulum, is a poor but high-tech Imperial world located in Iingar Subsector in Daibei Sector.

Imperial Landed Nobility[edit]

Blackcombe, as a member world of the Third Imperium has a member of the Imperial Nobility overseeing the world.

World Starport[edit]

Blackcombe has a Class A Starport, an excellent 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 other kinds of repair, and construction of both starships and non-starships. Most ports of this classification have both a Highport and a Downport.

World Technology Level[edit]

Blackcombe possesses a Technology Level of TL–14 or TL-E in Hexadecimal Notation.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Early meson communicators.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Miniature super-batteries, early collectors, and advanced fusion plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:

World Government[edit]

Blackcombe is governed by a Civil Service Bureaucracy. The leadership of the government is another form (democracy, dictatorship, oligarchy), but the bureaucracy leadership influences policy. The government leadership may select the bureaucracy leadership, but not its membership. Usually the governmental leadership is divided, or incapable of setting policy and the bureaucracy provides a stabilizing influence. The bureaucracy may be the full government bureaucracy or a section with limited jurisdiction but considerable influence like the military.

World Law Level[edit]

Blackcombe has a Law Level of A.

  • Weapon possession prohibited

World Military[edit]

No information yet available

World Economy[edit]

Economics: ( D 7 D +4 )

  • Resources-D (Very abundant)
    • (Resources are any materials available for processing and exploitation. They include natural resources, minerals, ores, metals, energy sources, biological assets, and any other materials of limited availability.)
  • Labor-7 (Tens of millions)
    • (Labor is the workforce available for the processing and exploitation of Resources.)
  • Infrastructure-D (Comprehensive)
    • (Infrastructure is the established technical structures that support exploitation of resources. Infrastructure includes roads, power grids, communications, and factories.)
  • Efficiency- 4 (Advanced)
    • (Efficiency reflects the current economic system, and includes sensible legal procedures, appropriate tariffs, customs promoting a balanced work ethic, rewards for merit, and social structures which match ability and job. Negative Efficiency is worse. Efficiency at -1 or less turn the RUs available negative: the Inefficiencies are so destructive as to make the economy a net drain. Such barriers represent a welfare state; cultural influences which do not value wealth, even physical limitations. On the other hand, since some economies have positive efficiencies: positive multipliers increasing available RU. )
  • Economic Extension- 37
    • (The Economic Extension (Ex) is the strength of a world economy and provides basic insights into the economy’s structure and capabilities.)
  • Resource Units- 4732
    • (The world's budget.)

Trade Data[edit]

  • Na-Non-Agricultural
  • Po-Poor
  • Ph-Pre-High Population

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti, population 100%

World Culture[edit]

Culture: [ A A 7 G ]

  • Homogeneity-A (Discordant)
    • (Homogeneity is a measure of the degree to which members of society hold common beliefs. Members of very homogeneous cultures are in strong agreement on the fundamentals of society (usually basic rights, religion, and methods of interaction). Members of non-homogeneous cultures hold many different beliefs on the fundamentals of society.)
  • Acceptance-A (Very friendly)
    • (Acceptance is the degree of xenophobia ( or xenophilia ) in the culture. High Acceptance is evidenced by friendliness to outsiders and offworlders; Low Acceptance is characterized by fear or rejection of outsiders.)
  • Strangeness-7 (Confusing)
    • (Strangeness is the degree of difference from the norms of interstellar society. High Strangeness is evidenced by unusual or outwardly incomprehensible actions, statements, or responses in the course daily activity. Low Strangeness reflects activities close to interstellar norms.)
  • Symbols-G (Extremely abstract)
    • (Symbols used by the culture may range from the concrete (idols; totems; statuary) to the abstract (symbolized belief systems; group affiliations).)

World Language/s[edit]

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available

World Infrastructure[edit]

Blackcombe possesses comprehensive infrastructure

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available

UWP Listing[edit]

A43288A–E

  • Starport-A (Excellent)
  • Size-4 (6,400 km)
  • Atmosphere-3 (Very thin)
  • Hydrosphere-2 (20%)
  • Population-8 (app. 600,000,000)
  • Government Type-8 (Civil Service Bureaucracy)
  • Law Level-A (Weapon possession prohibited)
  • Technology Level-E (Above Average Imperial)

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