Satellite World

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A Satellite World is a satellite of a planet or gas giant in the system.

  • Planet or world type.
  • They are also often known as moon worlds.

Description / Specifications[edit]

A satellite world is as much a socioeconomic designation as an astrophysical one. Subordinate economic status is a big part of the definition. This baffles many haughty scientists, especially those of Solomani extract.

Planetary Characteristics[edit]

No information yet available.

TC Exotic World Series (Rarity) (IISS Scout Handbook, pgs. 490-491)
Type Code Size Atm Hyd Pop Gov Law Remarks
Locked World Lk -- -- -- -- -- -- Locked close satellite.
Twilight Zone World Tz -- -- -- -- -- -- Twilight Zone Orbit 0-1
Satellite World Sa -- -- -- -- -- -- Satellite or moon.

Probably Planetary Orbit & Climate[edit]

No information yet available.

World Placement by Zone (IISS Scout Handbook, pgs. 490-491) (← starward) Habitable Zone / HZ] (staraway →)
TC Inner (-) HZ-2 HZ-1 HZ HZ+1 HZ+2 Outer (+) Remote & Far Systems Remarks
Sa Unlikely Any Any Any Any Any Unlikely Unlikely Satellite Worlds, or moons, are lesser objects in the gravitational sway of a planet.

History & Background / Dossier[edit]

Some satellites that orbit gas giants of particular characteristics may rival the desirable attractions of many more conventional planets.

It is not unknown for successful satellite worlds to so grow in socioeconomic status that they are re-designated as Main Worlds.

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