Egypt (world)

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Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

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Monostellar System[edit]

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

F8 V

Primary Main Sequence 1.144 5700 - 6400 2.126
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.01096 0.12094 1.16 - 1.89 1.096 10.96
Orbit #  * 0 4 3 7

Point of Interest: Ministry of Colonization Training Base at Egypt[edit]

Egypt has been selected for a Ministry of Colonization training base; it has domes containing simulated environments, with the final test being survival on Egypt's surface with its insidious (hydrogen) atmosphere.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Until 940, the Glisten subsector was an isolated spur of the Imperial X-Boat network and a backwater for marginal officials of the Imperial bureaucracy.

In 941, District 268 was opened by decree of Margaret II and the Glisten subsector has since served as a base for the colonization and integration of the new territory.

The planet’s population is solely dependent upon its status as a research station and a colonization waypoint, all entirely owned and managed by the Imperial Ministry of Colonization. Various environmental domes contains the different environments that colonists might encounter.

There are only a few hundred Jonkeereen on Egypt, and they are solely involved with scientific studies, mostly on the suitability of their species for various planets. Sometimes relations between scientists and Jonkeereen become a bit strained because of the Jonkereen’s history with the Ministry. Most of these Jonkeereen originate on Melior/Glisten (Spinward Marches 1736), though a few are born on Egypt as well.

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