Romar (world)

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Romar/Glisten (Spinward Marches 2140)
Milieu 1116
B550456-8
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere5 Thin
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population4 Moderate (10 thousand)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K2 V M3 V
Worlds 6
Gas Giants 2
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Feudal technocracy
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 3447
Army Size (BEs) 1
Economic Details
Technology Level 8
Economic Extension
933-1
Resources9Moderate
Labor3Low (1 thousand)
Infrastructure3 Very limited
Efficiency-1Average
Importance Extension 0
Resource Units 73
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 3
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 5
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 4,785
Port passengers (annual) 0

Romar has both an unbreathable thin atmosphere and a lack of surface water making habitation by sophonts difficult. The system has a population between 10,000 and 10 million, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. This is a cold world with an overall climate is at the lower temperature range of human-congruous sophont endurance. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Glisten Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Romar, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight, a member of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. The system supports both an Imperial Naval Base and a Scout Base with the additional starship traffic.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

The mainworld has a chilly climate and a thin oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

K2 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.723 3700 - 4600 0.284
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00718 0.0442 0.42 - 0.69 0.718 7.18
Orbit #  *  * 2 2 6
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Romar companion

M3 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.3942 2300 - 3100 0.02
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00404 0.01179 0.11 - 0.18 0.404 4.04
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

2140 Romar (Imperial)

Starport: Class IV - Naval and Scout bases.

Diameter: 3,922 miles (6,300 km).
Atmosphere: Thin oxygen-nitrogen.
Hydrographics: None.
Climate: Chilly.
Population: 12,000.
Government: Technocracy.
Control Level: 4.
Tech Level: 8.
World Trade Number: 3.5.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

It is notable as the source of the narcotic Dustspice, much prized by the Aslan and a major cause of Aslan trans-rift migration after 380.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Naval Base hosts elements of the 100th Fleet.

World Timeline[edit]

  • (454): Romar contains a significant Aslan population that is known to have been on-world since at least 454.
  • (1117): A group of Aslan ihatei attempted to seize control of Romar and were summarily crushed by Imperial forces.

By 1200 the population of Romar is 70% Aslan.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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