|Primary||M0 V M7 V|
|Army Size (BEs)||20|
|World Trade Number||4|
|Trade Volume (MCr/year)||1,875|
|Building Capacity (Tons)||103,499|
|Port passengers (annual)||5,500|
Derchon has a trace atmosphere and the little amount of surface water is in a frozen state. The system supports a population in between 10 million and one billion sophonts. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Lunion Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Derchon, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight and the feifdom of a marquis. Both are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. This world contains an Imperial Scout Base, capable of handling Scout Service starships and personnel.
|Army Size (BEs)||150|
|World Trade Number||4.5|
|Trade Volume (MCr/year)||13,340|
|Building Capacity (Tons)||120,000|
|Port passengers (annual)||27,200|
Era: New Era
Derchon is a non-agricultural, preindustrial, and moderate population icy world with over a hundred million, but not yet at a billion sophonts in population.
- Its surface is ice-capped with little or no atmosphere and nearly all of its water frozen.
- It is unable to produce quality foodstuffs and must import them.
- It is a world working toward being an industrial powerhouse but lacks an adequate workforce to do so. It must now import many of its manufactured and high tech goods. It is a member of Regency of Deneb in the Lunion Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector. This world contains a Regency Scout Base, capable of handling Scout Service starships and personnel.
Description (Astrography & Planetology)
Derchon is a frozen world with only a trace oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere.
Binary Solar System
Derchon Binary Star System Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol) Derchon
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 Remarks Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol) Derchon
Secondary Main Sequence 0.273 1900 - 2700 0.004 Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit AU 0.0026 0.00525 0.05 - 0.08 0.26 2.6 Orbit # * * * 0 5 Remarks
Point of Interest: Derchon Anomaly
In early 1102, an unidentified object transited the outer reaches of the Derchon (Spinward Marches 2024) system, following a roughly Coreward-Coreward-Trailing vector. It was traveling at such high velocity (estimated 0.12C) that no ship could possibly intercept it.
Sensor data revealed that that:
- The object had a high albedo.
- It was spinning or tumbling rapidly.
- Its mass was in the 1,000-2,000 ton range.
- It was highly radioactive.
Although the object was not under acceleration, these facts argue strongly in favor of some type of artificial construction. Investigation of this object by the Derchon Anomaly Intercept Mission (DAIMISS) in 1103 revealed it to be a derelict spacecraft associated with the legendary Ahaja Bucherei and his fellow Dru'mhilla exiles.
History & Background (Dossier)
Imperial High (Landed) Nobility
References & Contributors (Sources)
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