Orcrist (world)

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Orcrist/Sword Worlds (Spinward Marches 1126)
Milieu 1116
B8A6733-A
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
AtmosphereA Exotic
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population7 Moderate (40 million)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K7 V M7 V
Worlds 8
Gas Giants 1
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Self-perpetuating oligarchy
Law Level Low
Cultural Extension 4A27
Army Size (BEs) 15
Economic Details
Technology Level 10
Economic Extension
A6C+1
ResourcesAAbundant
Labor6Moderate (4 million)
InfrastructureC Very extensive
Efficiency+1Average
Importance Extension 3
Resource Units 720
GWP (BCr) 117
World Trade Number 4.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 11,145
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 5
Building Capacity (Tons) 36,000
Port employees 1,215
Port passengers (annual) 153,500

Orcrist is a fluid world with oceans of a liquid other than water such as ammonia, methane, or hydrocarbons, or other exotic liquids. This world is a satellite of a gas giant or another planet in the system and is tide locked to the planet it orbits. It is a member of Sword Worlds Confederation in the Sword Worlds Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Sword Worlds. This world supports a Sword Worlds Military Base and the system supports a Sword Worlds Naval Base.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Orcrist is a member of the Spinward Main.

Orcrist is a relatively young world with a normal climate. The world is undergoing terraforming, seeding the surface with algae and bacteria to convert the atmosphere into a more normal oxygen-nitrogen mixture. Orcrist Soil Manufacturing Project.

The Orcrist system has two stars, the primary Thorin and its companion, Thranduil. The world of Orcrist is the sole moon of the gas giant Dvergur, the only planet of the system. Orcrist is tidally locked with Dvergur and orbits at a distance of 0.32 AU. The moon spins once per orbit around Dvergur (41 hours, 31 minutes), and so Thorin appears to circle Orcrist in that period, as well.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Orcrist Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Thorin

K7 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.5376 3100 - 3900 0.064
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.0052 0.02098 0.2 - 0.33 0.52 5.2
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Thranduil

M7 V

Secondary 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

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Orcrist's capital city is Grevistad; its Downport is Groenhamm Starport.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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