Prometheus (world)

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Prometheus/Sol (Solomani Rim 2027)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics5 Wet World 50%
Population9 High (7 billion)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law9 High Law (no weapons out of home)
Tech LevelE High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G2 V K1 V M5 V
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 3

Prometheus is a high-population, pre-rich garden world with a billion or more sophonts in population size, a near-ideal utopian environment conducive to most sophonts, and still lacks adequate population to expand its economy to a rich status.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

Prometheus orbits Alpha Centauri A at the inner edge of the habitable zone, making the equatorial regions of the planet so warm as to be relatively uninhabitable.

Trinary Solar System[edit]

Prometheus Trinary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Prometheus Primary Primary Yellow G2 V Rigil Kentaurus A
Prometheus Companion Secondary Orange K1 V Rigil Kentaurus B
Prometheus Far Companion Tertiary Red M5 V Proxima

IISS Astrographics Survey[edit]

2027 Prometheus (Imperial)

Starport: Class V - Scout Base.

Diameter: 7,400 miles (11,800 km). Gravity: 0.93g.
Atmosphere: Dense oxygen-nitrogen.
Hydrographics: 49%.
Climate: Tropical.
Population: 7.2 billion.
Government: Military Rule.
Control Level: 6.
Tech Level: 12.
World Trade Number: 6.

System Data[edit]

It is located in the Outback.

System Importance (Ix)[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

No information yet available. Template:GURPS Worlds

Mainworld Size (S)[edit]

Prometheus is 10,400-11,999 km in diameter.

  • Standard Gravity: 0.70 - 0.94 G.
  • Horizon approx. 4.7 km

Mainworld Atmosphere (A)[edit]

Prometheus has a pressure of 1.50 to 2.49 atmospheres. A Dense Atmosphere requires no survival gear although it may be hard on sophonts not accustomed to it.

Mainworld Hydrosphere (H)[edit]

Prometheus has 41-50% of its surface covered by liquid, including free-standing water. It has several large oceans.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Prometheus is a high-population garden world with one small moon, located in the Outback within Sol Subsector of the Solomani Rim.

Imperial Landed Nobility (N)[edit]

Prometheus, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of three members of the Imperial Nobility, who are charged with overseeing the world.

World Starport (Sp)[edit]

Prometheus has an excellent quality starport.

World Population (P)[edit]

Prometheus has a population of 1,000,000,000 to 9,999,999,999 sophonts (billions).

World Demographics[edit]

Humaniti, population 95%

  • Other, population 5%

World Government (G)[edit]

Prometheus is a Captive Government or Colony.

  • It is a government by a leadership answerable to an outside group, a colony or conquered area.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Vassal State.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Federation .
  • The system is a member of the Imperium and contains a Scout Base.
  • Prometheus is under military rule.

World Law Level (L)[edit]

Prometheus has a moderate law level.

  • There is a written legal code, sometimes complex enough to require a trained advocate to sort out. There is a dedicated police force to enforce it.
  • All objects specifically manufactured as weapons are typically regulated or prohibited (outside private residences or visiting starships).

World Technology Level (TL)[edit]

Prometheus possesses a Technology Level of TL–14 or TL-E in Hexadecimal Notation.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Early meson communicators.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Miniature super-batteries, early collectors, and advanced fusion plants.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy (Ex)[edit]

The planet is rich in metal deposits.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.


No information yet available.

World Infrastructure[edit]

This world possesses TBD infrastructure.

World Culture (Cx)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Language/s[edit]

Historical Data[edit]

Prometheus is unique in that it was settled by Terran colonists who arrived via generation ships sponsored by the planet's European Space Agency (ESA). These ships left Terra during the 2050s (AD). The Europa was the first such ship to reach the Alpha Centauri system.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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