Hephaistos (world)

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Hephaistos/Gemini (Solomani Rim 1931)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size9 Large (14,400 km, 1.03g - 1.33g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
HydrographicsA Water World 100%
Population7 Moderate (20 million)
Government7 Balkanization
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech LevelD Average Stellar (holo data)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M3 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 2

Hephaistos is a rich water world with its surface 90% or more covered in an ocean of water.

  • The inhabitants of this world live on the roughly 10% of exposed land mass, in underwater colonies, on city ships, or similar arrangements.
  • This is a rich world with a prosperous and thriving world economy.
  • This world has high-grade living conditions with a good climate and a non-harmful environment. As such, this world is much sought after with large queues for immigration here.
  • Most observers think that the planet's economy and population will prosper in the near future barring outside forces.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Gemini Subsector of Solomani Rim Sector in the Domain of Sol.

Description (Planetology)[edit]

Hephaistos is one of the few completed terraforming projects in the Imperium.

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

1931 Hephaistos (Imperial)

Starport: Class V.

Diameter: 9,000 miles (14,400 km). Gravity: 1.21g.
Atmosphere: Dense oxygen-nitrogen.
Hydrographics: 95%.
Climate: Warm.
Population: 20 million.
Government: Multiple.
Control Level: 4.
Tech Level: 10.
World Trade Number: 5.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Hephaistos is a rich Imperial water world located in the Outback within Gemini Subsector of the Solomani Rim.

The planet was opened to colonization in 835.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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