Gwathui (world)

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Gwathui/Vega (Solomani Rim 1720)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size0 Asteroid/Planetoid Belt
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population7 Moderate (30 million)
Government8 Civil Service Bureaucracy
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech LevelE High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary A0 V
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 0

Gwathui is a ring of many small worldlets (planetoids AKA an "asteroid belt"), not capable of retaining an atmosphere or water, and both non-agricultural and preindustrial in nature.

  • These worldlets warrant hazardous environment precautions.
  • Life in a vacuum requires great discipline. After all, it only takes one forgotten seal on a vacuum suit to spell death. Those who survive tend to be very methodically-minded and attentive to small detail.
  • The worldlets are, for the most part, unable to produce quality foodstuffs and must import them.
  • These worldlets are working towards being an industrial world but lack an adequate workforce to do so.
  • This a "high technology" world with technology achievements at, near, or over technology standards for Charted Space.
  • It is a member of the Vegan Autonomous District, a cultural region and full member state of the Third Imperium in the Vega Subsector of Solomani Rim Sector in the Domain of Sol.
  • During the First Imperium, the world was known as Duusirka (Anglic:


  • Nearly 100% of the population is composed of Vegans.
  • Less than 10% of the population is composed of humans and other non-human sophonts.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Gwathui is an asteroid belt orbiting the system's primary, Vega, a blue-white A-class star and the fifth brightest in Terra’s sky.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

A0 V

Primary Main Sequence 3.2 9000 - 9900 90
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.02978 0.78688 7.54 - 12.29 2.978 29.78
Orbit #  * 2 7 5 8
Alpha Lyrae

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

1720 Vega (Vegan Autonomous Region)

Starport: Class V.

Diameter: Asteroids. Gravity: N/A.
Atmosphere: None.
Hydrographics: None.
Climate: Torrid.
Population: 34 million.
Government: Meritocracy.
Control Level: 4.
Tech Level: 11.
World Trade Number: 5.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Gwathui, sometimes known as Vega, is an asteroid belt located on the Rim Main within Vega Subsector of the Solomani Rim.

  • The system is a member of the Vegan Autonomous Region.
  • The inhabitants live in one of 244 asteroid habitats with several thousand inhabitants each.
  • The largest Vegan station and capital is Adzon Dzi.

Imperial High (Landed) Nobility[edit]

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

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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