Prinx (world)

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Prinx/Querion (Spinward Marches 0212)
Milieu 1116
C436635-6
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size4 Small (6,400 km, 0.32g - 0.46g)
Atmosphere3 Vacuum (very thin)
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population6 Moderate (7 million)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law5 Moderate Law (no concealable weapons)
Tech Level6 Pre-Stellar (nuclear)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary A9 V K8 V
Worlds 9
Gas Giants 0
Planetoid Belts 2
Cultural Details
Government Self-perpetuating oligarchy
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 4434
Army Size (BEs) 3
Economic Details
Technology Level 6
Economic Extension
852-4
Resources8Moderate
Labor5Moderate (700 thousand)
Infrastructure2 Extremely limited
Efficiency-4Very poor
Importance Extension -2
Resource Units 48
GWP (BCr) 5
World Trade Number 3.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 5
Starport Details
Classification Class-C
Port Size 1
Building Capacity (Tons) 6,300
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Prinx has a population between 10,000 and 10 million sophonts, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. It is a Human dominated Non-Aligned world in the Querion Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Zhodani merchant ships and occasional military patrols out of Sansibar (Spinward Marches 0412) come through the port from time to time. Imperial ships are less common, though they are not unknown, and Darrian vessels are increasingly frequent.

Much of Prinx’ surface is entirely uninhabitable. With such a thin atmosphere, mountains tend not to be eroded and remain sharp-toothed barriers to exploration. There is less soil than on worlds with thicker atmospheres and while this does not greatly affect life in the valleys, highlands tend to be stark and rugged, with little or no vegetation. The surface temperature is also low on average, so that in many areas seas freeze to a considerable depth and ice caps cover the land.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

A9 V

Primary Main Sequence 1.78 7100 - 7600 9.68
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.016 0.25806 2.47 - 4.03 1.6 16
Orbit #  * 0 5 4 8
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Prinx

K8 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.5214 3000 - 3800 0.056
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00517 0.01963 0.19 - 0.31 0.517 5.17
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

0212 Prinx (Independent)

Starport: Class III.

Diameter: 3,915 miles (6,300 km).
Atmosphere: Very thin oxygen-nitrogen.
Hydrographics: 60%.
Climate: Cool.
Population: 7.35 million.
Government: Dictatorship (military junta).
Control Level: 2.
Tech Level: 6.
World Trade Number: 3.5.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Prinx was originally settled by the Imperium and, much later, became nominally part of the Zhodani Consulate. In 1070 the civil government ruined the world economy by building a Class C Starport with Zhodani help. A military junta stepped in with popular support, banned psionics, expelled the Zhodani, and nationalized the starport. Prinx has been independent ever since.

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