Nouon (world)

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Nouon/Thoeg (Knoellighz 1927)
Milieu 1116
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size1 Small (1,600 km, 0.05g - 0.09g)
Atmosphere2 Vacuum (very thin - tainted)
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population5 Moderate (100 thousand)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law4 Moderate Law (no light assault weapons)
Tech LevelD Average Stellar (holo data)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M7 V D
Worlds 9
Gas Giants 1
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Captive government
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 492C
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 13
Economic Extension
ResourcesCVery abundant
Labor4Moderate (10 thousand)
Infrastructure4 Very limited
Importance Extension 0
Resource Units 192
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 3.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 66
Starport Details
Classification Class-C
Port Size 2
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 5
Port passengers (annual) 0

Nouon has both an unbreathable thin atmosphere and a lack of surface water making habitation by sophonts difficult. The system has a population between 10,000 and 10 million, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. This world contains an archaeological site with artifacts suspected to be from the now-vanished Ancients. The world lies substantially outside of the habitable zone of the system and environmental temperatures are well below the freezing point of many gases.  The governance of this world is from Roethoeegaeaegz (Knoellighz 1726). It is a Vargr dominated Non-Aligned world in the Thoeg Subsector of Knoellighz Sector.

  • On some older star charts, this world is mistakenly referred to as Dourouatue.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Nouon (Knoellighz 1927) An De Fr Ht Ni O: 1726is a large planetoid and Conquered world and Colony installed by valkyrie (tr: female space marine) forces from Roethoeegaeaegz (Knoellighz 1726) in 1101.

The trace atmosphere of Nouon is continually collected and compressed into the underground chambers of the Colony. Roethoeegaeaegz (world) seems to be the only neighboring world familiar with such conditions, its peoples trained from birth to live in Desert and Vacuum environs. Air imports are also in demand here at the Downport.

Nouon is a cool, Desert world with less than 5% water on the surface. Water must be imported from the Ascendancy Pact through the world's benefactor, Roethoeegaeaegz (world).

Binary Solar System[edit]

Foez Kagra Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Foez Kagra

M7 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.273 1900 - 2700 0.004
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.0026 0.00525 0.05 - 0.08 0.26 2.6
Orbit #  *  *  * 0 5
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Foez Kagra


Secondary White Dwarf 0.36 14000 - 14000 0.005
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00016 0.00587 0.06 - 0.09 0.016 0.16
Orbit #  *  *  *  * 0

The Nouon System

Sector: Knoellighz

Hex: 1927

Mainworld Name: Nouon

Star Name: “Blooddrop” M7 V

White Dwarf Name: “Glimmer” D

Mainworld Type: Planet

Habitable Zone Variance: 0, 1, 2, 3

Mainworld Climate: Cold (Frozen)

Gas Giants: 1 S

Planetoid Belts: 1 - M

Filled Orbits: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Mainworld UWP: C120564-D

Trade Classifications: An De Fr Ht Ni O: 1726

Nobility: none

Allegiance: NaVa Non-Aligned

Bases: none

Zone: none

Importance {Ix}: 0 – Unimportant, 2 ships weekly, 1 ship minus 3 daily = 0-1 weekly

Economics (Ex): (12 4 4 1) Resources (12), Labor (4), Infrastructure (4), Efficiency (1)

Resource Units: 192

Culture [Cx]: [4 9 2 12] Homogeneity (4), Acceptance (9), Strangeness (2), Symbols (12) Native Status: none, no NILs

Occupied Orbits - Inner

0 Inferno HZ-1 Y7B0000-0 Ba De Lk Tz

1 InnerWorld HZ F130000-0 Ba De Ho

2 White Dwarf D

3 Nouon HZ+2 C120564-D An De Fr Ht Ni O: 1726

4 Gas Giant S

* Satellite Ayy X1000000-0 (1105 unsurveyed)

* Satellite Bee X0000000-0 (1105 unsurveyed)

* Satellite See X0000000-0 (1105 unsurveyed)

* Satellite Dee X0000000-0 (1105 unsurveyed)

5 Planetoid Belt M

Occupied Orbits - Outer

6 IceWorld H674101-8 Fr

7 Worldlet F140421-9 Ni

* Satellite Eff X1000000-0 (1105 unsurveyed)

* Satellite Gee X0000000-0 (1105 unsurveyed)

* Satellite Aych X0000000-0 (1105 unsurveyed)

8 ‘BigWorld’ F9A6446-4 Ni

9 BigWorld FBC9000-0 Ba

10 RadWorld G58A000-0 Ba Wa

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

This world was not registered with full disclosure of its qualities and due to opposition both inside the Representatives and the other two Magistrates of the Ascendancy Pact. Other, nearby non-aligned worlds also protested the claim as does the neigboring Democracy of Greats on the grounds that this span of the so-called Bridge of Destiny should remain unclaimed lest the Quiet Wars escalate. As such, the world is not yet annexed by the Pact. This denial has forced the Matron and priestesses of "Roeth" to tap their local, system Navy to protect Nouon at cost.

The Captured Colony is an implanted, mobile and modular scientific facility that is nestled inside a clustered mining and refining Startown with plenty of smoke-screen diversions to keep prying eyes out of the secretly discovered Ancients time capsule grotto. The Colony is one of the most invested claims of Ascendancy Pact though even it knows not why.

Despite the Religious Autocracy and paramilitary Law on Roethoeegaeaegz (world)., its Colony on Nouon is significantly relaxed to a Law rating of 4, yielding a boomtown environment ruled by the female Vargr of the Conquering world. Combat Armor and Battle Dress of local law enforcement is the norm and wartime weapons and equipment is the same in everyday load-outs. The relaxed state of Law means that while ready to respond to threats, the paladins on Nouon are not required to be stringent save where the Ancients time capsule is concerned.

Point of Interest: Ancients Time Capsule[edit]

The female-dominated government of Roethoeegaeaegz knew ahead of time what to look for as their world had already received and discovered an Ancients time capsule shunted forward in time from antiquity. Formerly a simple mining desert world, advance mining teams discovered odd densitometry readings in a nickel-iron mine. The teams' progress was halted at the arrival of valkries, scientists and archaeologists. The Matron and priestesses then aggressively 'purchased' Nouon from the local mining teams and evacuated the entire local company. Knowing the familiar signs of an Ancients time capsule, the science teams used the leftover mining gear to breach into the dry grotto containing what they correctly suspected was a time capsule still newly-arrived from the distant past. Such tight security was laid down on the find and covered up by a colony settlement of archaeology teams with a small, token paladin force to oversee the superficial mining elsewhere on the world.

Unspoken Technology[edit]

Nouon tries four years later to maintain its simple mining operations to hide the Ancients find, yet the world's Tech Level has climbed to D (13) threatening to expose the secret cache. The C Starport is purposefully kept at that rating as a thin veneer of simplicity above the hidden Ancients discovery. While the Downport-only world offers limited services, the technology behind it boggles visitors who question why it is not upgraded to A. There is intentionally no Highport over Nouon.

Mining & Resources[edit]

Though a token measure to cycle teams of mining the Desert world of Nouon seems to create illusion of a simple and poor interest in the planet's resources, the colony laboratories and heavy security raise questions as to their need. Military vessels from Roethoeegaeaegz in orbit above the planet add to visitors' curiosity. Transports import more equipment and colony needs than export mined and refined ores of nickel-iron off the planet, yielding questionable accounting reported to the Ascendancy Pact Representatives. Yet questions concerning this are dodged by the Magistrate from Roethoeegaeaegz aided by redirection by its Representative, pointing eyes toward Coreward expansion rather than a eyeing a simple world on the Bridge of Destiny. Trade on this world is minimal and plastic to further hide the true value of Nouon.

Classic Era: 1105

At 1105, system administrators are offering survey missions to fully map and qualify the entire world system.

Rebellion Era: 1116

Hard Times Era: 1120

Virus Era: 1130s

Empress Wave: 1146

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