Politro (world)

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Politro/Orret (Far Home 2321)
Classic Era (1115)
D886779-4
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size8 Large (12,800 km, 0.80g - 1.08g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population7 Moderate (10 million)
Government7 Balkanization
Law9 High Law (no weapons out of home)
Tech Level4 Industrial (combustion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F9 V M1 VI
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 2

Politro is a rich, agricultural garden world with a near-ideal, utopian environment conducive to most sophonts.


Astrography and Planetology[edit]

This star system is detailed using the Fringian Variant System Description.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

F9 V

Primary Main Sequence 1.092 5500 - 6200 1.668
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.01027 0.10712 1.03 - 1.67 1.027 10.27
Orbit #  * 0 4 3 7
Remarks
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Politro

M1 VI

Secondary Main Sequence 0.144 2600 - 3500 0.009
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.0021 0.00796 0.08 - 0.12 0.21 2.1
Orbit #  *  * 0 4
Remarks
68.2 AU from primary

System Data[edit]

Horell-Politro System[edit]

The primary is Horell, an ordinary yellow-white main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 1.668 Sols, a mass of 1.092 Sols, and a diameter of 1.536 million km. The inner system consists of (I) a vacuum inner world, (II) an exotic atmosphere radworld, (III) a corrosive atmosphere inferno world. (IV) Politro orbits within the habitable zone and is designated the mainworld. (V) an exotic atmosphere bigworld, (VI-I) a large gas giant, and (VI-II) a ringed small gas giant form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Jowit Subsystem[edit]

The companion is Jowit a red subdwarf star that orbits Horell at a mean distance of 68.2 AU (orbital position (XI), 10.2 billion km) and has an orbital period of 539 years. It has a luminosity of 0.0092 Sols, a mass of 0.144 Sols, and a diameter of 234,000 km. (I) a trace atmosphere worldlet, and (II) a vacuum iceworld form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(IV) Politro[edit]

(IV) Politro is designated the mainworld. It orbits Horell at a mean distance of 1.03 AU (154.1 million km), within the habitable zone. It has an orbital period of 365 days 9 hours and a rotation period of 27 hours. The axial tilt is 21 degrees. Politro has a diameter of 13,166 km, a density of 5.62 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 1.04 G. The world is geologically active. Its atmosphere is rated as Dense, with a mean surface pressure of 1.68 bar and a composition of 77% nitrogen (N2), 21% oxygen (O2), 1% argon (Ar), and 1% water vapor (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), ozone (O3), neon (Ne) and other trace gases. Approximately 63% of the surface is covered in oceans of liquid water: average tidal ranges exceed 0.3m. Mean surface temperature: 18°C. The climate is rated as Temperate-Prime and experiences minor seasonal changes during the local year. The atmosphere is active and strong weather systems driven by the star and the oceans drive across the globe.

Satellite[edit]

Politro retains a single natural satellite, a thin atmosphere hospitable world named Murda:

(IVa) Murda (UWP H454578-3, orbiting at 35 Diameters/460,000 km)

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 545 million km², Water surface area: 343 million km², Land surface area: 202 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Politro, the mainworld, has extensive, abundant native life, with complex organisms inhabiting every ecological niche. Their metabolic functions drive the process of atmospheric renewal.

  • Murda, Politro's temperate hospitable moon has extensive, abundant native life, with complex organisms inhabiting every ecological niche. Their metabolic functions drive the process of atmospheric renewal.

No other world in the subsystem is known to have native life.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Politro has a Class D Starport, a poor quality installation which has few of the expected amenities. There is unrefined fuel for starships and a limited variety of ship provisions. There is no shipyard of any kind, but there may be parts and technical support for doing minor services and repair. Ports of this classification generally consist of only a downport, unless this is a trade port or system with an hostile environment mainworld.

World technology level[edit]

Politro possesses a Technology Level of TL–4.

World government[edit]

Politro has a Balkanized Government. There is no central world government. The world has several governments competing for control of the world. These may be allies, cooperating, competitors, or at war with each other.

World military[edit]

No information yet available.

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.

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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