Shapam (world)

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Shapam/Harlequin (Solomani Rim 3009)
Classic Era (1115)
C432533-B
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size4 Small (6,400 km, 0.32g - 0.46g)
Atmosphere3 Vacuum (very thin)
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population5 Moderate (700 thousand)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech LevelB Average Stellar (large starships)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F9 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 1

Shapam is a poor, nonindustrial world.

Description / Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Shapam is important as a refueling station for low-jump starships on the Rim Main.


Monostellar System[edit]

Shapam Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Shapam

F9 V

Primary Main Sequence 1.092 5500 - 6200 1.668
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.01027 0.10712 1.03 - 1.67 1.027 10.27
Orbit #  * 0 4 3 7

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

3009 Shapam (Imperial)

Starport: Class III.

Diameter: 2,100 miles (3,400 km). Gravity: 0.14g.
Atmosphere: Very thin oxygennitrogen.
Hydrographics: 20%.
Climate: Frigid.
Population: 710,000.
Government: Oligarchy.
Control Level: 2.
Tech Level: 10.
World Trade Number: 3.5.

System Data[edit]

It is located on the Rim Main.

Mainworld Data[edit]

The mainworld is a small moon orbiting a beautiful ringed gas giant.

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]

Shapam is a non-industrial world located on the Rim Main within Harlequin Subsector of the Solomani Rim.

Imperial High / Landed Nobility[edit]

Shapam, as a member world of the Third Imperium has a member of the Imperial Nobility overseeing the world.

World Starport[edit]

Shapam has a Class C Starport, an average quality installation which includes amenities including unrefined fuel for starships, some brokerage services for passengers and cargo, and a variety of ship provisions. There is a shipyard capable of doing maintenance and other kinds of repair. Ports of this classification generally have only a downport, unless this is a trade port or system with an hostile environment mainworld.

World Technology Level[edit]

Shapam possesses a Technology Level of TL–11 or TL-B in Hexadecimal Notation.

World Government[edit]

Shapam is governed by Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy. A single family or small group provides the leadership and important positions in the government. These positions are inherited by member of the group or their family members. The organization may be monarchy, with titles passed to family members. Or a plutocracy where inheritance of the family fortune includes government position. Or the organization may be more typical organization with positions of power inherited.

World Law Level[edit]

No information yet available.

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Economy[edit]

Most of the world's trade comes from tourism.

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

No information yet available.

World Culture[edit]

No information yet available.

Urbanization[edit]

Most of the population live in the Xanadu et Shanapour, the largest of its three domed cities. It is a famed luxury resort world for the Solomani Rim’s elite. Shapam's planetary authorities tolerate and even subsidize all manner of activities often regarded as vices on other worlds.

Historical Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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