Sol (star)

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Sol
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Spectral G2 V
Type Main Sequence
Luminosity 1 LSol
Absolute magnitude 4.83
Mag Terra −26.74 (0th)
Temperature 5,778° K
Mass 1 MSol
Radius 1 RSol

Sol is the solitary yellowish-white primary star of the Terran system, and gives its name to Sol Subsector of Solomani Rim Sector.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

Sol is an unremarkable G2 V yellow-white main sequence Population I star that lies approximately 8150 pc from the center of Galaxias on the inner edge of one of the spiral-shaped concentrations of gas and dust called the "Local Arm" (or occasionally the "Orion-Cygnus Spur" of the Sagittarius-Carina Arm), about 6pc North of the mean galactic plane. [1]

  • Sol has an effective stellar temperature of 5,800° K.
  • The Sol star system lies at the Origin of the old Solomani Galactic Coordinate System.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Sol is the primary star of the world Terra/Sol (Solomani Rim 1827).

Image Repository[edit]

TravellerMap (T5SS):
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Because of the Terran influence during the Rule of Man, Sol is used in the Imperial and Solomani scientific systems as the basis for defining stellar mass, radius and luminosity; Sol has a value of 1 in each of these figures.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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  1. Citation Missing - Scientific American (April 2020), p.35