Powaza (world)

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Powaza/Rhylanor (Spinward Marches 3220)
Milieu 1116
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population5 Moderate (300 thousand)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech Level5 Industrial (mass production)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K4 V M2 V
Worlds 13
Gas Giants 2
Planetoid Belts 3
Cultural Details
Government Captive government
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 4444
Army Size (BEs) 3
Economic Details
Technology Level 5
Economic Extension
Labor4Moderate (30 thousand)
Infrastructure3 Very limited
Importance Extension -1
Resource Units 67
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 3
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-C
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Powaza is an agricultural world with an ideal environment for producing food from plants, animals, or other forms. It supports a shirt-sleeve atmosphere and a balance of available surface water. The system hosts a population between 100 thousand and 1 million. The governance of this world is from Mora (Spinward Marches 3124). It is a member of Third Imperium in the Rhylanor Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Powaza, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estates of an Imperial knight and a baronet, and the fiefdom of a baron. All three are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

The bright supergiant star Deneb is visible in Powaza's sky even during the daytime.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

K4 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.621 3400 - 4300 0.148
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.0059 0.03191 0.31 - 0.5 0.59 5.9
Orbit #  *  * 1 2 6
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Companion Star

M2 V

Secondary 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]

3220 Powaza (Imperial)

Starport: Class III.

Diameter: 6,619 miles (10,600 km).
Atmosphere: Dense oxygen-nitrogen.
Hydrographics: 73%.
Climate: Cool.
Population: 270,000.
Government: Captive/colony (Mora): (Corporate - Spinward Development Corp., as a subsidiary to the Tacaxeb operation).
Control Level: 2.
Tech Level: 6.
World Trade Number: 3.0.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

It was once settled by Mora/Mora (Spinward Marches 3124). The planet is under the control of Tacaxeb (Spinward Marches 3218) and is being settled by a subsidiary of that world's Spinward DevCorp corporation with the permission of the government of Mora.

Imperial High / Landed Nobility[edit]

Powaza contains the fiefdom of an Imperial Baron: His/Her Lordship the Baron of Powaza.
Powaza contains the estate of an Imperial Baronet: The Baronet of Powaza.
Powaza contains the estate of an Imperial Knight: The Honourable Knight of Powaza.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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