Rutherglen (world)

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Rutherglen/Scotian Deep (Reaver's Deep 1213)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere7 Standard (tainted)
Hydrographics8 Wet World 80%
Population8 Moderate (300 million)
GovernmentC Charismatic Oligarchy
LawA Extreme Law (no weapons)
Tech LevelB Average Stellar (large starships)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M1 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 2

Rutherglen is a pre-agricultural, pre-Industrial, moderate population world with over a hundred million, but not yet at a billion sophonts in population size.

  • It requires significant imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society.
  • Its economy and population are growing and living conditions are expected to slowly improve barring outside forces.
  • It is a member of the Principality of Caledon in the Scotian Deep Subsector of Reaver's Deep Sector.
  • This world has a nearby Naval Base, usually associated with military starships.
  • This world has a nearby Military Base, usually associated with ground forces.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

In the Principality of Caledon Rutherglen is located in the Scotian Deep Subsector of the Reaver's Deep Sector.

  • It is used as a base for a number of a military facilities.

The Royal Caledonian Expeditionary Service uses Rutherglen as a main training base. The Prince's Own Corps of Guards has a guard regiment from the fifth brigade stationed here, this is a TL 12 unit. The Caledonian Nobility consider this a fairly tranquil planet, and most local barons feel secure with a small number of personal bodyguards. There are 300,000 local defense forces, organized into twelve brigades, with system defense forces, air force, support troops and wet navy. This planet is also the home port for Task Force 12 (Royal Caledon Navy). That powerful task force of the Royal Caledonian Navy is part of the Spinward Station and charged with protecting versus Reaver activity.

System Data[edit]

Main World Data
Starport B: Good Facilities. Spacecraft Shipyards. Refined Fuel. Class IV
Diameter 7 Medium (11,200km)
Atmosphere 7 Standard, Tainted
Hydrographics 8 Wet World (80%)
Population 8 300 Million
Government C Charismatic Oligarchy
Law Level A Extreme law (Weapons possession prohibited) GCR 6
Tech Level B Early Stellar (Jump, Circa 2100) GTL 9
Core Type Molten
Density 1.08 Earths
Mass 0.86 Earths
Gravity 0.99 G
Rotation Period 18 hours
Orbital Period 111days
Axial Tilt 20 degrees
Orbital Eccentricity 0.018
Satellites 1
Surface Pressure 1.368 atm

Interstellar Trade[edit]

Trade Information

  • System Classifications:
  • World Trade Number (WTN): 5
  • Per Capita Income (WPCI): $3,660

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

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References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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