Fath (world)

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Fath/Sena (Halcyon 1230)
Classic Era (1115)
C221655-A
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size2 Small (3,200 km, 0.10g - 0.17g)
Atmosphere2 Vacuum (very thin - tainted)
Hydrographics1 Dry World 10%
Population6 Moderate (5 million)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law5 Moderate Law (no concealable weapons)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M7 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 0

Fath is a poor, non-agricultural and nonindustrial world.

  • It requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society.
  • It is unable to produce quality foodstuffs and must import them.
  • It has few prospects for economic development. Life here is drastically bleak.
  • It is a member of the Enlightened in the Sena Subsector of Halcyon Sector, which is part of the Distant Fringe.


Astrography and Planetology[edit]

This star system is detailed using the Fringian Variant System Description.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

M7 V

Primary 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

System Data[edit]

Wasid-Fath System[edit]

The primary is Wasid, a dim red main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 0.004 Sols, a mass of 0.273 Sols, and a diameter of 414,000 km. (I) a sparse icy planetoid belt, (II) Fath, designated the mainworld, (III) an exotic atmosphere bigworld, (IV) a very thin atmosphere radworld, and (V) a trace atmosphere iceworld form the outer system. Most of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(II) Fath[edit]

(II) Fath is designated the mainworld. It orbits Wasid at a mean distance of 0.52 AU (77.8 million km), within the outer system. It has an orbital period of 161 days 2 hours and a rotation period of 17.5 hours. The axial tilt is 2 degrees. Fath has a diameter of 3,023 km, a density of 3.98 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.17 G. The world is geologically inert. Its atmosphere is rated as Very Thin, Tainted, with a mean surface pressure of 0.18 bar and a composition of 85% nitrogen, 14% oxygen, and 1% argon, water vapour, carbon dioxide, neon and other trace gases. The atmospheric taint is caused by the low percentage of atmospheric oxygen and relatively high levels of background radiation: emission rates exceed 2 rads per hour. Approximately 6% of the surface is covered in lakes of water kept liquid by geothermal heat generated by subsurface radioactives: average tidal ranges are negligible. Mean surface temperature: -53°C. The atmosphere is sluggish and weak weather systems driven by the star drift across the globe. The climate is static.

Mainworld geography and topography[edit]

Total surface area: 28.7 million km², Land surface area: 27 million km², Water surface area: 1.7 million km².

Native lifeforms[edit]

Fath has primitive native life, consisting entirely of microscopic cyanobacteria-parallels that exist in any location where they can find even a minimal trace of heat and water. Their metabolic funtions maintain the process of atmospheric renewal.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Fath has a Class C Starport, an average quality installation which includes amenities including unrefined fuel for starships, some brokerage services for passengers and cargo, and a variety of ship provisions. There is a shipyard capable of doing maintenance and other kinds of repair. Ports of this classification generally have only a downport, unless this is a trade port or system with an hostile environment mainworld.

World technology level[edit]

Fath possesses a Technology Level of TL–10 or TL-A in Hexadecimal Notation.

World government[edit]

Fath is governed by a Feudal Technocracy. Society divides itself based on the technical requirements of the society. Each of these functions are granted as a fief to an individual or group. Leadership of these fiefs determines the head of the government.

World military[edit]

No information yet available.

World economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade data[edit]

No information yet available.

World demographics[edit]

No information yet available.

World culture[edit]

No information yet available.

Historical data[edit]

A former member of the Valen Trade Protectorate

World timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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