Mercury (SM 2624) (world)
|Army Size (BEs)||20|
|World Trade Number||4|
|Trade Volume (MCr/year)||3,597|
|Building Capacity (Tons)||3,000|
|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
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.
Mercury Monostellar System Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol) Mercury primary
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)
The naval base hosts elements of the 73rd Fleet.
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.