Mercury (SM 2624) (world)

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Mercury/Mora (Spinward Marches 2624)
Milieu 1116
B658663-8
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
Atmosphere5 Thin
Hydrographics8 Wet World 80%
Population6 Moderate (3 million)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F7 V
Worlds 13
Gas Giants 4
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Captive government
Law Level Low
Cultural Extension 3725
Army Size (BEs) 20
Economic Details
Technology Level 8
Economic Extension
C55-2
ResourcesCVery abundant
Labor5Moderate (300 thousand)
Infrastructure5 Limited
Efficiency-2Fair
Importance Extension 1
Resource Units 240
GWP (BCr) 6
World Trade Number 4
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 3,597
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 4
Building Capacity (Tons) 3,000
Port employees 270
Port passengers (annual) 1,000

Mercury is an agricultural world with an ideal environment for producing food from plants, animals, or other forms. The system has a population between 100,000 and 10 million sophonts. Government control of this world is by an external military force. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Mora Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Mercury, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight and the fiefdom of a baron. Both are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. The system supports both an Imperial Naval Base and a Scout Base with the additional starship traffic.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

The planet has a thin oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere and a cool climate. Cereal crops such as rice are grown in the swampy coastal areas while fruit is grown in the drier inland regions.


Monostellar System[edit]

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

F7 V

Primary Main Sequence 1.196 5800 - 6500 2.584
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.01165 0.13333 1.28 - 2.08 1.165 11.65
Orbit #  * 0 4 3 7

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The naval base hosts elements of the 73rd Fleet.

Large parts of the world are reserved as training ranges, and are off-limits to unauthorized personnel and civilians. Mercury handles training for both the Imperial Marines and Scout Service.

Mercury is a supplier of food stuffs for the Military including Plant and meat based products. The military has an active procurement and logistics base for the Marines scouts and Navy. Megacorp suppliers such as Instell Arms have offices at the star port to supply the fleet with everything it might need.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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