Gesentown (world)

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Gesentown/Cronor (Spinward Marches 0303)
Milieu 1116
B31169B-C
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size3 Small (4,800 km, 0.24g - 0.34g)
Atmosphere1 Vacuum (trace)
Hydrographics1 Dry World 10%
Population6 Moderate (8 million)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
LawB Extreme Law (control of movement)
Tech LevelC Average Stellar (robots)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M2 V M9 V
Worlds 12
Gas Giants 1
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Impersonal bureaucracy
Law Level Extreme
Cultural Extension 887E
Army Size (BEs) 1
Economic Details
Technology Level 12
Economic Extension
956+4
Resources9Moderate
Labor5Moderate (800 thousand)
Infrastructure6 Limited
Efficiency+4Advanced
Importance Extension 2
Resource Units 1,080
GWP (BCr) 30
World Trade Number 4
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 1,265
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 4
Building Capacity (Tons) 9,200
Port employees 110
Port passengers (annual) 6,500

Gesentown has a trace atmosphere and the little amount of surface water is in a frozen state. The system has a population in the millions, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. This world is designated an Amber Zone with an environment, laws, customs, life forms, or other conditions make it dangerous to visitors. It is a member of Zhodani Consulate in the Cronor Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Province of Iadr Nsobl. This world supports a Zhodani Military Base and the system supports a Zhodani Naval Base.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Gesentown is the moon of a huge brown-dwarf gas giant, which dominates a system possessing only two rocky planets and no planetoid belts.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

M2 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.4258 2400 - 3300 0.027
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.0044 0.01358 0.13 - 0.21 0.44 4.4
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Gesentown

M9 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.215 1900 - 2400 0.001
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00187 0.00262 0.03 - 0.04 0.187 1.87
Orbit #  *  *  * 0 4

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

0303 Gesentown (Zhodani)

Starport: Class IV - Naval Base, Consular Guard base.

Diameter: 1,529 miles (2,400 km).
Atmosphere: Trace oxygen-nitrogen.
Hydrographics: 5%.
Climate: Very Cold.
Population: 8,045,000.
Government: Military Rule.
Control Level: 5.
Tech Level: 10.
World Trade Number: 4.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

In the Zhodani Consulate this world was named Zhdienshdo.

This world is a base for a large contingent of the elite Consular Guard and its position is somewhat unique as a result. The CG units based are not apart 12th Fleet's command structure and answer directly to the Subsector Council on Cronor. This arrangement indicates that this force was intended, during the long Imperial-Zhodani conflict, to prevent "cultural infection" of colonial governments and the local military structure by outside Imperial influences. Despite the relaxation of tensions with the Imperials, this garrison remains in place and has been increasingly vital in the face of the Zhodani Exodus.

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