Mater Nova (world)

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Mater Nova/Star Lane (Deneb 0221)
Milieu 1116
B575744-9
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere7 Standard (tainted)
Hydrographics5 Wet World 50%
Population7 Moderate (30 million)
Government4 Representative Democracy
Law4 Moderate Law (no light assault weapons)
Tech Level9 Early Stellar (fusion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G8 V M6 V
Worlds 10
Gas Giants 4
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Representative democracy
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 5937
Army Size (BEs) 15
Economic Details
Technology Level 9
Economic Extension
E6B+1
ResourcesEExtremely abundant
Labor6Moderate (3 million)
InfrastructureB Very extensive
Efficiency+1Average
Importance Extension 2
Resource Units 924
GWP (BCr) 131
World Trade Number 4.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 11,587
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 7
Building Capacity (Tons) 25,500
Port employees 76,485
Port passengers (annual) 4,000

Mater Nova is an agricultural world with a tainted atmosphere but still a near-ideal environment for producing foodstuffs. The system supports a population of tens of millions of sophonts. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Star Lane Subsector of Deneb Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Mater Nova, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight and the feifdoms of a baron and a marquis. All three are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world.

Mater Nova/Star Lane (Deneb 0221)
New Era
A575744-C
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere7 Standard (tainted)
Hydrographics5 Wet World 50%
Population7 Moderate (50 million)
Government4 Representative Democracy
Law4 Moderate Law (no light assault weapons)
Tech LevelC Average Stellar (robots)
See also UWP
Cultural Details
Government Representative democracy
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 5A3A
Army Size (BEs) 12
Economic Details
Technology Level 12
Economic Extension
E6B+2
ResourcesEExtremely abundant
Labor6Moderate (5 million)
InfrastructureB Very extensive
Efficiency+2Good
Importance Extension 3
Resource Units 1,848
GWP (BCr) 196
World Trade Number 5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 98,990
Starport Details
Classification Class-A
Port Size 7
Building Capacity (Tons) 23,800
Port employees 131,165
Port passengers (annual) 76,500

Era: New Era

Mater Nova is an agricultural world with a tainted atmosphere but still a near-ideal environment for producing foodstuffs. The system supports a population of tens of millions of sophonts. It is a member of Regency of Deneb in the Star Lane Subsector of Deneb Sector.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Lurent planetoid ships may be found, trading, in the inner system or in the system’s Oort clouds, refuelling.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

G8 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.871 4300 - 5300 0.52
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00846 0.05981 0.57 - 0.93 0.846 8.46
Orbit #  *  * 2 2 7
Remarks
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Mater Nova

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

Mater Nova is subject to very active volcanism, generally basaltic floods that engulf large areas of the surface. Massive lava flows give the nightside a characteristic glow that is easily noticeable from far orbit. These flows are unstable after cooling, and are quickly eroded away by water and wind. The world gets its name from this everchanging and evolving landscape. Some mining is done, but exploitation of the world is difficult to accomplish, and agriculture is nearly impossible with the constant threat of lavaflows.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Mater Nova is relatively isolated from the rest of Star Lane, has a bit of power and has a martial culture. It is therefore able to maintain its own independence from county or Duchy. Its influence can be felt for a few parsecs around it.

  • In 619, during Deneb's Bad War, there was a nuclear exchange in close orbit over the mainworld.
  • Potable water is in short supply on this world, volcanic eruptions confine the population to a small number of coastal cities. Ninety percent of the local economy is generated by traffic transiting from the Spinward Main to nearby Sabine Subsector.

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