Miskatonic (world)

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Miskatonic/Harlequin (Solomani Rim 2603)
Classic Era (1115)
A587863-9
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population8 Moderate (200 million)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech Level9 Early Stellar (fusion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M2 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 5

Miskatonic is a rich, pre-agricultural world with a moderate population over a hundred million, but not yet at a billion sophonts in size.

  • The world's agricultural industry is growing and some economists forecast an explosion in this world's agribusiness in the near future as new agro-technology and a more capable labor force are imported.
  • This is a rich world with a prosperous and thriving world economy.
  • This world has high-grade living conditions with a good climate and a non-harmful environment. As such, this world is much sought after with large queues for immigration here.
  • This is a moist tropical world, with a climate of high temperatures.
  • It is a member of the Third Imperium in the Harlequin Subsector of Solomani Rim Sector in the Domain of Sol.
  • It is a colony of Alpher (Solomani Rim 2703).

Description / Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Miskatonic is a rich world located in Harlequin Subsector of the Solomani Rim.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

M2 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.4258 2400 - 3300 0.027
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.0044 0.01358 0.13 - 0.21 0.44 4.4
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

2603 Miskatonic (Imperial)

Starport: Class V.

Diameter: 4,400 miles (7,000 km). Gravity: 0.72g.
Atmosphere: Dense oxygen-nitrogen.
Hydrographics: 73%.
Climate: Tropical.
Population: 210 million.
Government: Captive (Alpher).
Control Level: 2.
Tech Level: 9.
World Trade Number: 5.

System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Strange lifeforms dwell in the moist jungles of the world. No exobiologist has yet been able to properly catalogue and study them despite a number of attempts to do so.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

As a Colony World, it has kept cordial relations with the homeworld. Miskatonic today enjoys considerable local autonomy, but officially remains a protectorate of Alpher (world).

Imperial High / Landed Nobility[edit]

Miskatonic, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of four members of the Imperial Nobility, who are charged with overseeing the world.

World Starport[edit]

Miskatonic has a Class A Starport, an excellent quality installation which includes all the expected amenities including refined fuel for starships, brokerage services for passengers and cargo, and a variety of ship provisions. There is a shipyard capable of doing annual maintenance, overhauls and other kinds of repair, and construction of both starships and non-starships. Most ports of this classification have both a Highport and a Downport.

World Technology Level[edit]

Miskatonic possesses a Technology Level of TL–9.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early fusion power.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Ultra high-speed trains and early grav vehicles.
    • Water: High efficiency sailcraft, multihulled seacraft, improved artificial gears.
    • Air: Tiltrotorcraft, exotic VTOL's, PARWIG, and rocket-assisted suborbitals.
    • Space: SSTO spacecraft, early military spacecraft (System Craft), and interstellar STL starships
    • FTL: Prototype Jump Drive-1.

World Government[edit]

Miskatonic has a Captive Government or Colony. The world is ruled by an external government, there is no self-rule. A colony or conquered area. The local government is an oligarchy appointed by, and answerable only to, the external government.

World Law Level[edit]

No information yet available.

World Military[edit]

The Miskatonic Space Navy uses some locally produced ship designs.

World Economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

No information yet available.

World Culture[edit]

No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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