Gimushi (world)

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Gimushi/Gimushi (Empty Quarter 1431)
Milieu 1116
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
SizeA Large (16,000 km, 1.14g - 1.48g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population9 High (4 billion)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M3 V
Worlds 13
Gas Giants 4
Planetoid Belts 3
Cultural Details
Government Captive government
Law Level High
Cultural Extension 9858
Army Size (BEs) 20000
Economic Details
Technology Level 8
Economic Extension
ResourcesJExtremely abundant
Labor8Moderate (400 million)
Infrastructure8 Generally available
Importance Extension -1
Resource Units 9,156
GWP (BCr) 1,037
World Trade Number 4
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 612
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 3
Building Capacity (Tons) 4,000,000
Port employees 65
Port passengers (annual) 8,200

Gimushi has an comfortably breathable atmosphere. The system has a population between 1 and 10 billion sophonts. Government control of this world is by an external military force. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Gimushi Subsector of Empty Quarter Sector and in the Domain of Antares. Gimushi, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estates of an Imperial knight and a baronet, and the fiefdom of a count. All three are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. Less than 10% of the world's population is the Minor Race Bwap.

Astrography and Planetology[edit]

Part of the Imperial Empty Quarter Main.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

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

History and Background[edit]

Gimushi was one of the Twin Pillars of Heaven during the First Imperium, acting as the agricultural breadbasket for the sector. Gimushi successfully repulsed two ground invasions (A.D. 2790, 2807 or -1730, -1713 Imperial) during the Vargr Pillaging, but at great cost. The Vargr leadership knew that they would never truly own the sector unless they took down the Twins of Heaven. Gimushi’s government, never part of the Golden Twelve, was willing to accept Vargr rule.

Gimushi acts as the cultural centre for a few nearby Vilani systems. Interestingly there are more Bwap on Gimushi than on many Bwap-dominated systems, thanks to her humid climate and successful civil service government.

Imperial High (Landed) Nobility[edit]

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

World Starport[edit]

Gimushi has a Class D Starport, a poor quality installation which has few of the expected amenities. There is unrefined fuel for starships and a limited variety of ship provisions. There is no shipyard of any kind, but there may be parts and technical support for doing minor services and repair. Ports of this classification generally consist of only a downport, unless this is a trade port or system with an hostile environment mainworld.

UWP Listing[edit]

UWP Changes (all dates are Imperial Calendar)

  • T20 - 993 - GIMUSHI 1431 EA86A86-7 Hi Bwap0 534 Im
  • CT - 1105 - GIMUSHI 1431 DA86968-8 Hi Bwap0 434 Im
  • MT - 1125 - GIMUSHI 1431 EA86962-6 Hi 134 Ou - Outlands
  • TNE - 1201 - GIMUSHI 1431 XA8699F-5 Hi B 134 Wi - Wilds

References and Contributors[edit]

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