K'Kirka (world)

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K'Kirka/Lanth (Spinward Marches 2212)
Milieu 1116
CAA5345-8
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
SizeA Large (16,000 km, 1.14g - 1.48g)
AtmosphereA Exotic
Hydrographics5 Wet World 50%
Population3 Low (1 thousand)
Government4 Representative Democracy
Law5 Moderate Law (no concealable weapons)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M2 V
Worlds 7
Gas Giants 2
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Representative democracy
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 1136
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 8
Economic Extension
721-4
Resources7Few
Labor2Low (100)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency-4Very poor
Importance Extension -2
Resource Units 8
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 2.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-C
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

K'Kirka is a fluid world with an oceanic geography of a liquid other than water such as ammonia, methane, hydrocarbons, or other exotic liquids. The system supports a population of fewer than 10,000 sophonts. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Lanth Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. K'Kirka, 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.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

K'Kirka is a member of the Spinward Main.

This world is a mining community concerned with extracting rare earths from the mountain ranges. K'Kirka has a pair of unusually dense moons, which have complex and highly eccentric orbits that create spectacular and extremely violent tides on the mainworld when both moons are at their closest approach.


Monostellar System[edit]

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

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

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

2212 KKirka (Imperial)

Starport: Class III.

Diameter: 11,774 miles (18,800 km).
Atmosphere: Exotic atmosphere (unbreathably dense at low altitudes).
Hydrographics: 47%.
Climate: Tropical.
Population: 1,200.
Government: Representative democracy.
Control Level: 2.
Tech Level: 8.
World Trade Number: 2.5.

History and Background[edit]

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References and Contributors[edit]

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