Planck (world)

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Planck/Nemo (Magyar 0216)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size1 Small (1,600 km, 0.05g - 0.09g)
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics1 Dry World 10%
Population3 Low (3 thousand)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech LevelE High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F0 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 4

Planck is an icy, low-population vacuum world, with a population less than 10,000 sophonts in population size, warranting hazardous environment precautions.

  • This world has a nearby Naval Base, usually associated with military starships.
  • This world has a nearby Military Base, usually associated with military ground forces.
  • This world was once known as Jofil.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Planck is so small that it keeps all its water in an icy underground aquifer; all surface fluids and volatiles are long gone.

  • A sturdy, granite world, Plank is the largest of a swarm of pieces that failed to coalesce because of the pull of gas giants on both sides.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

F0 V

Primary Main Sequence 1.7 6900 - 7400 8.1
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.01582 0.23606 2.26 - 3.69 1.582 15.82
Orbit #  * 0 5 4 8

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Settled originally by scientists seeking a low-gravity world to set up their particle physics experiments, Planck (Magyar 0216) boasts one of the highest average IQs in the Solomani Sphere.

  • It has also become the home of a unique genetic twist: about 85% of the inhabitants possess an eidetic memory.
  • Written information is virtually unused here except to communicate with others off-planet.
  • All data are passed orally and remembered perfectly there after.
  • Of course, it is faster to enter numeric data by keying than by speaking, so computers have kept internal literacy up.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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