Towers (world)

From Traveller Wiki - Science-Fiction Adventure in the Far future
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Towers/Aramis (Spinward Marches 3103)
Milieu 1116
B544448-A
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population4 Moderate (70 thousand)
Government4 Representative Democracy
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G8 V K6 V
Worlds 11
Gas Giants 5
Planetoid Belts 3
Cultural Details
Government Representative democracy
Law Level High
Cultural Extension 455A
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 10
Economic Extension
E34+1
ResourcesEExtremely abundant
Labor3Low (7 thousand)
Infrastructure4 Very limited
Efficiency+1Average
Importance Extension 1
Resource Units 168
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 3.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 305
Starport Details
Classification Class-B
Port Size 3
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 20
Port passengers (annual) 0

Towers is a world suited to becoming an agricultural world, but with a population between 10,000 and 100,000 sophonts, but lacks the capability to produce or process sufficient resources to export its projected agricultural produce. This world is designated an Amber Zone with an environment, laws, customs, life forms, or other conditions make it dangerous to visitors. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Aramis Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Towers, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estates of an Imperial knight and a baronet. Both are members of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. This world contains an Imperial Scout Base, capable of handling Scout Service starships and personnel.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Towers is a member of the Towers Cluster.

Towers has a cool climate and a thin oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere tainted by industrial pollutants. [2]

Binary Solar System[edit]

Towers Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Towers

G8 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.871 4300 - 5300 0.52
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00846 0.05981 0.57 - 0.93 0.846 8.46
Orbit #  *  * 2 2 7
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Towers

K6 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.5538 3200 - 4000 0.072
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00523 0.02226 0.21 - 0.35 0.523 5.23
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Towers was once the seat of government for the Towers Cluster for the few years before the area was absorbed into the Imperium. Towers is an amber zone; its customs include a definite sense of honor and a strict dueling code to right slights and insults. Offworlders are warned to be cautious in their interaction with locals. Even visitors are expected to abide by the local code duello. [3]

Tukera Lines and Oberlindes Lines maintains offices and facilities on Towers.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]