Easter (world)

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Easter/Concord (Solomani Rim 1802)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
SizeA Large (16,000 km, 1.14g - 1.48g)
AtmosphereE Exotic (ellipsoid)
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population9 High (4 billion)
Government7 Balkanization
Law7 Moderate Law (no firearms)
Tech LevelF High Stellar (anagathics)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M3 V M7 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 3

Easter is a high-population world with a billion or more sophonts in population size.

Description (Planetology)[edit]

Easter is the only moon of its system’s largest gas giant, Eshkarun, a true brown dwarf several times as massive as Jupiter in the Terran system.

  • Easter is a massive, egg-shaped world, and its deserts, oceans, and mountain ranges are all on a very grand scale.
  • Environmental conditions vary dramatically from place to place, with most settlement occuring within two narrow habitable zones.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

M3 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.3942 2300 - 3100 0.02
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00404 0.01179 0.11 - 0.18 0.404 4.04
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Companion Star

M7 V

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

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

1802 Easter (Imperial) - Amber Zone

Starport: Class V.

Diameter: 10,300 miles (16,500 km). Gravity: 1.48g.
Atmosphere: Variable.
Hydrographics: 68%.
Climate: Tropical.
Population: 4.9 billion.
Government: Multiple.
Control Level: 4.
Tech Level: 12.
World Trade Number: 6.

Non-Canon: The world Easter (XAF7767-3) is notable astronomically because of its unusual shape, which vaguely resembles an egg. This was caused in the distant past by strong gravitational influences on the planet. The inhabitants of Easter live in the broad bands of territory located in the world’s temperate zones which have breathable atmosphere year round.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Easter is a high-population world located in Concord Subsector of the Solomani Rim. The system is a member of the Imperium and has been issued an Amber Zone travel advisory.

Easter was first colonized by the Vilani about -4800, and was later settled by large numbers of Terrans. Easter became the seat of the important Easter Concord, an interstellar union for mutual defense formed during the Long Night. Following the dissolution of the Concord, the planetary economy slumped into a long recession. The Solomani Party then took over the world government and began a systematic purge of all Vilani influences. The overthrow of the local Solomani Movement came only after a vicious civil war, with considerable suffering among the world’s civilian population.

Easter is a balkanized world still racked by international conflict.

Local Nobility[edit]

Undim, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estates of two members of the Imperial Nobility, who are charged with overseeing the world.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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