Knossos (world)

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Knossos/Orvon (Daibei 2737)
Classic Era (1115)
A724473-E
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere2 Vacuum (very thin - tainted)
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population4 Moderate (40 thousand)
Government7 Balkanization
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech LevelE High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G3 V M6 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 0

Knossos is a nonindustrial world, that requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society.

  • In a technological universe, societies without industrial capability generally suffer as nearly all manufactured and high tech goods must be brought in at significant cost.
  • As a nonindustrial world, it requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. The need to import most manufactured and high technology goods drives the price of these goods up in the open market.
  • This a "high technology" world with technology achievements at, near, or over technology standards for Charted Space.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Orvon Subsector of Daibei Sector in the Domain of Ilelish.
  • This world has a nearby Imperial Naval Base, capable of handling warships.
  • This world is also known as Formidable

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

The world is part of the Asahikawa Trade Circuit.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Knossos Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Knossos

G3 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.98 4900 - 5800 0.886
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00891 0.07807 0.75 - 1.22 0.891 8.91
Orbit #  *  * 3 3 7
Remarks
None
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Knossos

M6 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.302 2000 - 2800 0.006
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00297 0.00615 0.06 - 0.1 0.297 2.97
Orbit #  *  *  * 0 5
Remarks
None

System Data[edit]

System:

System Importance (Ix)[edit]

This world has an Importance Extension (Ix): of 1 (Ordinary).

  • (The Importance Extension (Ix) ranks worlds within a region. It governs the locations of capitals and trade routes.)

Mainworld Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Size (S)[edit]

This world is a Meso World between 10,400km and 12,000km in diameter. The world has a standard gravity between 0.7G and 0.9G. The horizon will appear about 4.7km away.

Mainworld Atmosphere (A)[edit]

This world has a pressure of 0.10 to 0.42 atmospheres. The very thin pressures require a respirator or Oxygen Mask this atmosphere also contains an unusual taint such as such as disease, a hazardous gas mix, pollutants, or sulfur compounds which requires the use of a Filter Respirator Combination Mask. Some taints may require more protective equipment. TL–5 or more advanced survival gear is required to settle this world.

Mainworld Hydrosphere (H)[edit]

This world has 35-45% of its surface covered by liquid water. There will be a number of small seas or one larger body of water. Wilderness refueling is possible.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

Imperial Landed Nobility (N)[edit]

This world, as a member world of the Third Imperium has a member of the Imperial Nobility overseeing the world.

World Starport (Sp)[edit]

This world has a Class A Starport, an excellent quality installation which includes all the expected amenities including refined fuel for starships, brokerage services for passengers and cargo, and a variety of ship provisions. There is a shipyard capable of doing annual maintenance, overhauls and other kinds of repair, and construction of both starships and non-starships. Most ports of this classification have both a Highport and a Downport.

World Population (P)[edit]

This world has a population of 10,000 to 99,999 sophonts (tens of thousands).

  • This is a Nonindustrial World, too small to support the complete chain of production of most goods from start to finish.
  • Most examples of this type are capable of resource extraction but lack an industrial base, in particular factories, to make use of the resources.
  • This world has a population of approximately 80,000 sophonts.

World Demographics[edit]

World Government (G)[edit]

This world has a Balkanized Government. There is no central world government. The world has several governments competing for control of the world. These may be allies, cooperating, competitors, or at war with each other.

World Law Level (L)[edit]

This world has a low law level. There are few laws, covering only important areas. There may be few or no law enforcement officers, the expectation is citizens will bring law breakers to the attention of the Judicial system. Legal proceedings will be fast, with few people involved. For interactions outside of the framework of the laws, cultural norms dominate. Machine guns, other automatic weapons, portable energy weapons, and other military weapons, body pistols, explosives, and poison gas are typically regulated or prohibited.

World Technology Level (TL)[edit]

This world possesses a Technology Level of TL–14 or TL-E in Hexadecimal Notation.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Early meson communicators.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Miniature super-batteries, early collectors, and advanced fusion plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:

World Military[edit]

This world has a Battalion Equivalent figure of 0.

  • There are no organized ground forces on this world.

World Economy (Ex)[edit]

The world's economic measurements are: ( 7 3 4 −2 )

Trade Data[edit]

Trade Classifications for this world:

Trade Lines with other worlds:

World Culture (Cx)[edit]

The world's cultural characteristics are: [ 1 5 2 B ]

World Language/s[edit]

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

World Infrastructure[edit]

This world possesses very limited infrastructure.

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

UWP: A724473-E

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