Lupigaa (world)

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Lupigaa/Khandi (Dagudashaag 1711)
Milieu 1116
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere5 Thin
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population4 Moderate (40 thousand)
Government2 Participating Democracy
Law1 Low Law (no explosives, poison gas)
Tech Level5 Industrial (mass production)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M0 V M3 V
Worlds 11
Gas Giants 4
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Participating democracy
Law Level Low
Cultural Extension 1111
Army Size (BEs) 2
Economic Details
Technology Level 5
Economic Extension
Labor3Low (4 thousand)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency-5Extremely poor
Importance Extension -3
Resource Units 9
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 2.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-E
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Lupigaa has both an unbreathable thin atmosphere and a lack of surface water making habitation by sophonts difficult. The system has a population between 10,000 and 10 million, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. This a low technology world with technology competency below the standard for Charted Space. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Khandi Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Lupigaa, 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. During the Long Night this world was named Luurashar.

Astrography and planetology[edit]

Lupigaa is a member of the Rusadaa Trace.

This desert world has suffered an ecological disaster that has caused immense pollution and environmental damage. It is barely habitable by most sophonts, who must struggle to exist here.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

M0 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.489 2800 - 3600 0.04
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00511 0.01659 0.16 - 0.26 0.511 5.11
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)

M3 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.3942 2300 - 3100 0.02
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00404 0.01179 0.11 - 0.18 0.404 4.04
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6

History and background[edit]

This impoverished desert world has almost nothing to offer, but once this was not so.

Historical Event: Freighter Disaster[edit]

In the early years of the Third Imperium it was a small, successful, if somewhat fragile, farming colony. the inhabitants cultivated a local moss-like plants for their pharmaceutical value. Power was supplied by a small fusion reactor on the shores of a small sea. In 134 a large freighter mis-jumped into system, collided with one of the many small chunks of rock that orbit the world. As the ship moved into the upper reaches of the atmosphere to attempt landing the drives failed and the ship crashed into the power station. The resulting explosion vaporized most of the small sea and contaminated the land and air around for a thousand kilometers.

The event persuaded most of the inhabitants it was time to leave, and the world has been in a slow decline ever since.

References and contributors[edit]

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