Mercator (world)

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Mercator/Laeth (Gushemege 1233)
Classic Era (1115)
C540431-8
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population4 Moderate (50 thousand)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law1 Low Law (no explosives, poison gas)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G1 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 3
Mercator System
Laeth/Gushemege 1233
Position Distance Name UWP
Primary Hymax G1 V
1 0.2 AU Hymax 1 YS00000-0
2 0.4 AU Hymax 2 Y100000-0
3 0.7 AU Hymax 3 Y470000-0
4 1.0 AU Mercator C540431-8
5 1.6 AU Hymax 5 Y540000-0
6 2.8 AU Hymax 6 SGG
7 3.3 AU Hymax 7 Y302000-0
8 5.2 AU Hymax 8 SGG
9 10 AU Hymax 9 SGG
10 20 AU Hymax10 Y978000-0

Mercator is a poor, nonindustrial desert hellworld with a population struggling to survive in an inhospitable environment.

  • Hellworlds often offer daily, and sometimes hourly, life-threatening situations to their inhabitants. Survivors often form intense survival skills and tend to be grim realists.
  • This world has no free-standing water.
  • It requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. Having to import most manufactured and high tech goods drives the price up for these items at this world.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Laeth Subsector of Gushemege Sector in the Domain of Vland.
  • This world contains an Imperial Scout Base, capable of handling IISS starships and personnel.
  • During the Long Night this world was named Kadkaagi.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

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Monostellar System[edit]

Mercator Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Mercator

G1 V

Primary Main Sequence 1.02 5200 - 6000 1.102
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00936 0.08707 0.83 - 1.36 0.936 9.36
Orbit #  *  * 3 3 7

System Data[edit]

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Mainworld Data[edit]

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Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

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Mainworld Map[edit]

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Native Lifeforms[edit]

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History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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Imperial High (Landed Nobility)[edit]

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

World Starport[edit]

Mercator has a Class C Starport, an average quality installation which includes amenities including unrefined fuel for starships, some brokerage services for passengers and cargo, and a variety of ship provisions. There is a shipyard capable of doing maintenance and other kinds of repair. Ports of this classification generally have only a downport, unless this is a trade port or system with an hostile environment mainworld.

World Technology Level[edit]

Mercator possesses a Technology Level of TL–8.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics, improved telephones, and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Improved geothermal and improved batteries.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Advanced automobiles.
    • Water: Triphibians and early artificial gills.
    • Air: Improved helicopters and hypersonic jets.
    • Space: Space shuttles, early space stations, and improved interplanetary spacecraft (System Craft).

World Government[edit]

Mercator is governed by Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy. A single family or small group provides the leadership and important positions in the government. These positions are inherited by member of the group or their family members. The organization may be monarchy, with titles passed to family members. Or a plutocracy where inheritance of the family fortune includes government position. Or the organization may be more typical organization with positions of power inherited.

World Law Level[edit]

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World Military[edit]

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