Capon (world)

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Capon/Lunion (Spinward Marches 2324)
Milieu 1116
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population7 Moderate (60 million)
Government4 Representative Democracy
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F9 V
Worlds 10
Gas Giants 0
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Representative democracy
Law Level High
Cultural Extension 7A5A
Army Size (BEs) 15
Economic Details
Technology Level 10
Economic Extension
Labor6Moderate (6 million)
InfrastructureC Very extensive
Importance Extension 3
Resource Units 2,160
GWP (BCr) 263
World Trade Number 4.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 11,807
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 6
Building Capacity (Tons) 51,000
Port employees 29,260
Port passengers (annual) 10,600

Capon is an agricultural world with a tainted atmosphere but still a near-ideal environment for producing foodstuffs. The system supports a population of tens of millions of sophonts. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Lunion Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Capon, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight and the fiefdoms of a baron and a marquis. All three are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. This world has a nearby Imperial Naval Base, capable of handling warships.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Capon is a member of the Spinward Main.

Capon is in the cluster of Lunion Shield Worlds.

Capon has a thin oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere, tainted by chlorine compounds and a cold climate.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

F9 V

Primary Main Sequence 1.092 5500 - 6200 1.668
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.01027 0.10712 1.03 - 1.67 1.027 10.27
Orbit #  * 0 4 3 7

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

2324 Capon (Imperial)

Starport: Class IV - Naval.

Diameter: 7,253 miles (11,600 km).
Atmosphere: Thin oxygen-nitrogen tainted with chlorine compounds.
Hydrographics: 67%.
Climate: Cold.
Population: 60 million.
Government: Representative democracy.
Control Level: 4.
Tech Level: 9.
World Trade Number: 4.5.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Capon is a major trade-route link and Imperial Navy base, and is widely reputed to be a pleasant stopover due to the friendly and hard-working local population. Capon is also known for the quality of its medical facilities and for the range of pharmaceuticals synthesized in the extensive factories of various local companies.

The naval base hosts elements of the 43rd Fleet.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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