Loren (RD 2311) (world)

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Loren/Caledon (Reaver's Deep 2311)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere7 Standard (tainted)
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population5 Moderate (200 thousand)
Government9 Impersonal Bureaucracy
LawC Extreme Law (no privacy)
Tech Level7 Pre-Stellar (electronics)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M5 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 1

Loren is an agricultural, nonindustrial world still lacking adequate means to expand its economy.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Loren is a fascinating world, an example of a highly unusual ecology at work.

  • The world has been colonized, albeit lightly by a nonhuman Imperial race originating in the Daibei sector, the Bruhre.
  • Locked with one side constantly towards its star, the world is not the classic twilight zone planet, because even the dayside temperatures under the feeble light of Prometheus are barely over freezing.
  • Twilight zone temperatures are far below the range for human comfort.

Monostellar System[edit]

Loren (RD 2311) Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Loren (RD 2311)

M5 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.331 2000 - 2900 0.007
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00333 0.00694 0.07 - 0.11 0.333 3.33
Orbit #  *  *  * 1 5

Native Sophont (NIL): Bruhre[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Nonetheless, this singularly inhospitable world does support life. In the absence of an effective form of photosynthesis, the plant life of Loren relies on a chemosynthetic base; life flourishes even in some portions of the nightside, where volcanoes supply sufficient heat and a source for a variety of chemicals necessary for the world's life-processes. Higher forms of animal life also exist, in a complex food chain not entirely unlike our own, but with intriguing variations.

System Data[edit]

Primary: Prometheus, spectral class M0V. ICN S4G0701M0V. Mass, 0.489 standard. Stellar Diameter, 0.549 standard. Luminosity, 0.04 standard.

Planetary System: Four major bodies. One inhabited world (Loren, I). One gas giant in system. No planetoid belts in system.

I Loren: Mean orbital radius, 26.93 million kilometers (.18 AU). Period, 39.9 days. No satellites. Diameter, 8552 Kilometers. Density, 1.01. Mass, 0.247 standard. Mean surface gravity, 0.63 G. Rotation period: none (tidal lock with primary). Axial inclination 2°49'20.2". Albedo, 0.26. Surface atmospheric pressure, 1.1 atm. Composition, oxygen-nitrogen mix with suflur and sulfur compounds taint; filter mask required to breathe atmosphere. Hydrographic percentage, 40%; composition, water and frozen water-ice. Mean surface temperature, dayside, 5°C; nightside, -124°C.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Loren is not actually part of the Imperium, but an IISS base is present, and the Bruhre government of the world is answerable to their own homeworld.

  • Imperial membership is likely to be granted within the next fifty years.

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