Gurgesgu (world)

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Gurgesgu/Old Suns (Dagudashaag 1208)
Milieu 1116
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
AtmosphereA Exotic
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population7 Moderate (10 million)
Government7 Balkanization
Law9 High Law (no weapons out of home)
Tech LevelB Average Stellar (large starships)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M7 V
Worlds 14
Gas Giants 3
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Balkanization
Law Level High
Cultural Extension 896C
Army Size (BEs) 12
Economic Details
Technology Level 11
Economic Extension
ResourcesDVery abundant
Labor6Moderate (1 million)
InfrastructureC Very extensive
Importance Extension 2
Resource Units 2,808
GWP (BCr) 29
World Trade Number 4.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 6,130
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 5
Building Capacity (Tons) 10,000
Port employees 3,205
Port passengers (annual) 9,000

Gurgesgu is a fluid world with oceans of a liquid other than water such as ammonia, methane, or hydrocarbons, or other exotic liquids. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Old Suns Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Gurgesgu, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight, a member of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. During the Long Night this world was named Sirshur.

Astrography and planetology[edit]

Gurgesgu is a member of the Guukian Cluster.

Gurgesgu is noted for its unusual seas composed of complex metallic organofluorides in a benzene-derived liquid. A whole industry has been built up around the extraction of various metals and organics from the seas. Coastal panoramas consist of huge pumping and processing stations piled upon the shore serving local and subsector industry. Ocean refueling is not available due to the compounds in the sea which despite ship purification are not completely removed. These compounds can cause excessive power systems corrosion and hence failure. The system is well served by the class B starport, which has the necessary equipment to adequately purify the local sea for starship fuel.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

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

History and background[edit]

This world was a member of the Guukian Federation, a psioniphilic pocket empire.

References and contributors[edit]

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