Mirriam (SM 1315) (world)

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Mirriam/Vilis (Spinward Marches 1315)
Milieu 1116
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere7 Standard (tainted)
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population3 Low (1 thousand)
Government0 No Government structure
Law0 No Law
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F5 V
Worlds 11
Gas Giants 0
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government No government
Law Level No law
Cultural Extension 1113
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 8
Economic Extension
Labor2Low (100)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency-5Extremely poor
Importance Extension -3
Resource Units 6
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 2
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-E
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Mirriam has a tainted, unbreatheable atmosphere and little available surface water. The system supports a population of fewer than 10,000 sophonts. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Vilis Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Mirriam, 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. This world has a nearby Imperial Naval Base, capable of handling warships.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Mirriam is an unremarkable world, inhabited by a few isolationist colonists who have developed a partial immunity to the airborne bacteria that plague the world’s surface. The locals live in scattered farming communities all across the planet, and are quite happy to be left alone.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

F5 V

Primary Main Sequence 1.3 6100 - 6800 3.5
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.01303 0.15517 1.49 - 2.42 1.303 13.03
Orbit #  * 0 4 4 7

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

1315 Mirriam (Imperial)

Starport: Class I - Naval Base.

Diameter: 4,014 miles (6,400 km).
Atmosphere: Standard oxygen-nitrogen tainted by endemic airborne diseases of low virulence.
Hydrographics: 24%.
Climate: Normal.
Population: 1,298.
Government: Family/Tribal.
Control Level: 0.
Tech Level: 8.
World Trade Number: 2.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

On Mirriam’s single moon is the vast naval base, a heavily armored structure defended by a ring of deep-site meson guns and missile emplacements. The base has its own defense squadrons – fighters, system-defense boats and a few powerful monitors – to prevent a repeat of the events late in the Fifth Frontier War, when a Zhodani squadron made a fast raid while the fleet was elsewhere engaged.

Elements of the 193rd Fleet are hosted at the Naval base.

History: New Era[edit]

Disease-ridden Mirriam was placed under military control after the Quarantine. The system's naval base had been a strategically important facility during the Frontier Wars, and the Regency wanted to prevent the installment of Arden (Spinward Marches 1011) associated terrorists and rabble rousers within the population. The world is not a popular duty station for naval personnel.

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