Caledonia (SM 2134) (world)

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Caledonia/Glisten (Spinward Marches 2134)
Milieu 1116
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics1 Dry World 10%
Population6 Moderate (9 million)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech Level5 Industrial (mass production)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M4 III M0 V
Worlds 10
Gas Giants 0
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Self-perpetuating oligarchy
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 5444
Army Size (BEs) 3
Economic Details
Technology Level 5
Economic Extension
Labor5Moderate (900 thousand)
Infrastructure2 Extremely limited
Importance Extension -2
Resource Units 56
GWP (BCr) 4
World Trade Number 3.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 268
Starport Details
Classification Class-C
Port Size 3
Building Capacity (Tons) 8,100
Port employees 20
Port passengers (annual) 0

Caledonia has a tainted unbreathably thin atmosphere and very little surface water. The system has a population between 10,000 and 10 million, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Glisten Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Caledonia, 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.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Caledonia lies in the Ffudn Cluster.

The thin atmosphere is tainted with virulent allergens, provoking a lethal allergic reactions in about 60% of humans and Vargr.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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


Primary Giant 7.18 2100 - 3000 1918
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 1.81446 3.63253 34.82 - 56.75 181.446 1814.46
Orbit # 4 5 9 11 14
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Companion Star

M0 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.489 2800 - 3600 0.04
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00511 0.01659 0.16 - 0.26 0.511 5.11
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

2134 Caledonia (Imperial)

Starport: Class III.

Diameter: 5,115 miles (8,200 km).
Atmosphere: Thin oxygen-nitrogen tainted with pathogens.
Hydrographics: 8%.
Climate: Normal.
Population: 9 million.
Government: Oligarchy.
Control Level: 2.
Tech Level: 6.
World Trade Number: 3.5.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Settled in 92 by political exiles from the Imperium. The colony almost perished when the long-term effects of certain airborne allergens proved lethal to 60% of the original colonists, but the survivors pulled through and even managed to hang on to their culture.[2]

A new colony was placed 1020 and quickly became self sufficient.[3]

Imperial High (Landed) Nobility[edit]

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

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.
  1. "Jump Map API" and map location from
  2. Hans Ranke published "The Outrim Frontier." JTAS Online (June 19, 2007)
  3. Martin DoughertyNeil Frier. Behind the Claw (Steve Jackson Games, 1998), 99.