Tapawa (world)

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Tapawa/Gimushi (Empty Quarter 0931)
Milieu 1116
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
Atmosphere8 Dense
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population6 Moderate (5 million)
Government8 Civil Service Bureaucracy
LawA Extreme Law (no weapons)
Tech LevelB Average Stellar (large starships)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M1 V
Worlds 14
Gas Giants 3
Planetoid Belts 2
Cultural Details
Government Civil service bureaucracy
Law Level Extreme
Cultural Extension 897D
Army Size (BEs) 12
Economic Details
Technology Level 11
Economic Extension
ResourcesDVery abundant
Labor5Moderate (500 thousand)
Infrastructure7 Generally available
Efficiency+5Very advanced
Importance Extension 3
Resource Units 26
GWP (BCr) 2,275
World Trade Number 4.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 12,600
Starport Details
Classification Class-A
Port Size 5
Building Capacity (Tons) 5,500
Port employees 2,305
Port passengers (annual) 371,200

Tapawa is an agricultural production world with a shirt-sleeve atmosphere and a balance of available surface water. The system has a population between 1 million and 10 million sophonts. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Gimushi Subsector of Empty Quarter Sector and in the Domain of Antares. Tapawa, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight and the fiefdom of a baron. Both are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. This world has a nearby Naval Base, capable of handling warships. 100% of the world's population is the Minor Race Bwap.

Astrography and Planetology[edit]

Part of the Imperial Empty Quarter Main.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

M1 V

Primary 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

History and Background[edit]

Tapawa is one of the four major Bwap-dominant systems in the Empty Quarter.

UWP Listing[edit]

UWP Changes (all dates are Imperial Calendar)

  • T20 - 993 - Tapawa 0931 A68668A-9 N Ag Ni Ri BwapW 523 Im
  • CT - 1105 - Tapawa 0931 A68668A-B N Ag Ni Ri BwapW 523 Im
  • MT - 1125 - Tapawa 0931 A686687-A Ag Ni Ri 323 Ou - Outlands
  • TNE - 1201 - Tapawa 0931 C686667-8 Ag Ni Ri B 323 Wi

References and Contributors[edit]

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