Puparkin (world)

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Puparkin/Jewell (Spinward Marches 0902)
Milieu 1116
C7B3386-9
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
AtmosphereB Exotic (corrosive)
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population3 Low (5 thousand)
Government8 Civil Service Bureaucracy
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech Level9 Early Stellar (fusion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K8 V M4 V
Worlds 6
Gas Giants 2
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Civil service bureaucracy
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 2248
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 9
Economic Extension
721-2
Resources7Few
Labor2Low (500)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Efficiency-2Fair
Importance Extension -1
Resource Units 11
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

Puparkin is a fluid world with an oceanic geography of a liquid other than water such as ammonia, methane, hydrocarbons, or other exotic liquids. The system supports a population of fewer than 10,000 sophonts. It is a Human dominated Non-Aligned world in the Jewell Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector. 80% of the world's population is the Major Race Vargr.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Due to Puparkin's inhospitable atmosphere, all settlements are either built below ground or in sealed surface modules.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

K8 V

Primary 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
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Puparkin

M4 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.3626 2100 - 3000 0.014
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00369 0.00967 0.09 - 0.15 0.369 3.69
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 5

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

0902 Puparkin (Independent) - Amber Zone

Starport: Class III.

Diameter: 6,650 miles (10,600 km).
Atmosphere: Standard oxygen-nitrogen, but the world’s very cold temperature means high-level nitrogen clouds fall as nitric-acid rain at night.
Hydrographics: 26%.
Climate: Very cold.
Population: 5,300 (1,400 Vargr).
Government: Civil service bureaucracy (presently contested by a Vargr criminal syndicate).
Control Level: 0.
Tech Level: 9.
World Trade Number: 3.0.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Puparkin is a low-population world with fluid oceans located in the Jewell Subsector of the Spinward Marches. Although Non-Aligned, because of location the Zhodani Consulate exerts much greater influence over Puparkin than the Imperium. Approximately 80% of Puparkin's population is Vargr, and the world trades directly with the Vargr Extents and contains a large Vargr trading community.

history-Era: New Era[edit]

Puparkin is a minor Spinward State not within the envelope of the Zhodani, Regency, and Aslan spheres of influence. The world trades directly with the Vargr frontiers, and contains large Vargr trading communities. Because of the essentially uncontrolled Vargr presence, Condoyle is considered rather lawless and dangerous environment.

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