Shurkig (world)

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Shurkig/Gadde (Dagudashaag 2928)
Milieu 1116
A434665-E
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size4 Small (6,400 km, 0.32g - 0.46g)
Atmosphere3 Vacuum (very thin)
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population6 Moderate (6 million)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law5 Moderate Law (no concealable weapons)
Tech LevelE High Stellar (anti-grav cities)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M0 V M1 V M8 V
Worlds 6
Gas Giants 0
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Captive government
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 473C
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 14
Economic Extension
955-1
Resources9Moderate
Labor5Moderate (600 thousand)
Infrastructure5 Limited
Efficiency-1Average
Importance Extension 1
Resource Units 203
GWP (BCr) 45
World Trade Number 4.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 13,882
Starport Details
Classification Class-A
Port Size 5
Building Capacity (Tons) 6,000
Port employees 5,330
Port passengers (annual) 10,500

Shurkig has a population between 10,000 and 10 million sophonts, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. The governance of this world is from Pukh (Dagudashaag 2727). This is a high technology world with available technology over the standards for Charted Space. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Gadde Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Shurkig, 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. During the Long Night this world was named Amkuu.

Astrography planetology[edit]

Shurkig is a member of the Pukh-Shea Cluster.

Trinary Solar System[edit]

Shurkig Trinary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Shurkig

M0 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.489 2800 - 3600 0.04
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00511 0.01659 0.16 - 0.26 0.511 5.11
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Shurkig

M1 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.4574 2600 - 3500 0.033
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00475 0.01516 0.15 - 0.24 0.475 4.75
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Shurkig

M8 V

Tertiary Main Sequence 0.244 1900 - 2500 0.003
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00224 0.00415 0.04 - 0.06 0.224 2.24
Orbit #  *  *  * 0 5

History and background[edit]

Shurkig is famed for its commercial shipyards and the production of its (state-of-the-art) TL–15 vessels. All the standard designs (and many more besides) are built under license. They are all of excellent quality, constructed to the highest standards. There is a continuous backlog of orders, despite charging premium prices.

The yards are also a source of quality services; repairs, refits, spares and second-hand vessels. A consortium of many of the larger, well-established starship manufacturers on Shurkig are actively undertaking research in the development and implementation of TL–16 systems for commercial ships using technology imported from Ushra (Dagudashaag 1016).

References and contributors[edit]

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