Congress (world)

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Congress/Ushra (Dagudashaag 0920)
Milieu 1116
B545348-8
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics5 Wet World 50%
Population3 Low (2 thousand)
Government4 Representative Democracy
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M0 V
Worlds 14
Gas Giants 4
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Representative democracy
Law Level High
Cultural Extension 3258
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 8
Economic Extension
A21-1
ResourcesAAbundant
Labor2Low (200)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency-1Average
Importance Extension -1
Resource Units 18
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 2.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 6
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 54,270
Port passengers (annual) 0

Congress supports a population of fewer than 10,000 sophonts. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Ushra Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Congress, 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. This world contains an Imperial Scout Base, capable of handling Scout Service starships and personnel. During the Long Night this world was named Kuush.

Astrography and planetology[edit]

Congress is a member of the Dagudashaag Main.


Monostellar System[edit]

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

M0 V

Primary 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

History and background[edit]

Congress is a hermitage world which is run both as a religious seminary and a retreat by the Church of the Brethren.

The Tech level is deliberately kept down and large areas of the planet are left as wilderness to allow Church leaders and students to commune with nature. A small team of caretaker monks are the only permanent inhabitants.

The remarkable thing is that Congress had been a major industrial planet until 653 when, its natural resources exhausted, the major stockholder, Interstellar Petrochemical Processing, pulled out. The Church bought the planet for a pittance and proceeded to terraform it into the paradise it is today.

References and contributors[edit]

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