Locked World

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A Locked World is a natural satellite (...in orbits Ay through Em) which is locked to the planet it orbits. A Locked satellite does not have a Twilight Zone; its day length equals the time it takes to orbit its planet.

Description / Specifications[edit]

The difference between a Twilight Zone World (Tz) and a Locked World (Lk) is that Tz world is locked to a star while a Lk world is locked to a planet and not a star.

Planetary Characteristics[edit]

No information yet available.

TC Exotic World Series (Rarity) (IISS Scout Handbook, pgs. 490-491)
Type Code Size Atm Hyd Pop Gov Law Remarks
Locked World Lk -- -- -- -- -- -- Locked close satellite.
Twilight Zone World Tz -- -- -- -- -- -- Twilight Zone Orbit 0-1
Satellite World Sa -- -- -- -- -- -- Satellite or moon.
Double World None -- -- -- -- -- -- Double-planet mainworld.
Doughnut World None -- -- -- -- -- -- Toroidal world.
Ellipsoid World None -- -- -- -- -- -- Egg-shaped world.
Mobile World None -- -- -- -- -- -- Mobile world, whether artificial or natural, with added engines.
Ring World None -- -- -- -- -- -- Artificial ring world. Megastructure.
Rogue World None -- -- -- -- -- -- Extrasystemic world.
Sphere World None -- -- -- -- -- -- Dyson series worlds. Megastructure.

Probably Planetary Orbit & Climate[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background / Dossier[edit]

No information yet available.

Worlds & Sectors / Astrography[edit]

This type of world is found throughout Charted Space.

World Listing: 1105[edit]

The following systems and worlds are associated with this world type:

16 of 16 World articles in Locked World
886-945  •  Aosta (SR 2902)  •  Epirus  •  Gasudarsk  •  Iash  •  Kidashi  •  Mysuru  •  Ohkiylyo  •  Orcana  •  Orcrist  •  Scaramouche  •  Terra Nova  •  Vahjdi  •  Xapoqoz  •  Zeta Hydrae  •  Zukchurukh  •  
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