Victoria (SM 1817) (world)

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Victoria/Lanth (Spinward Marches 1817)
Milieu 1116
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
AtmosphereD Exotic (dense, high)
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population7 Moderate (10 million)
Government7 Balkanization
Law2 Low Law (no energy weapons)
Tech Level2 Pre-Industrial (printing)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K6 V
Worlds 8
Gas Giants 2
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Balkanization
Law Level Low
Cultural Extension 3511
Army Size (BEs) 5
Economic Details
Technology Level 2
Economic Extension
Labor6Moderate (1 million)
Infrastructure3 Very limited
Efficiency-5Extremely poor
Importance Extension -2
Resource Units 81
GWP (BCr) 5
World Trade Number 3.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 10,000
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Victoria system has a population between 10 and 100 million sophonts. This world contains an archaeological site with artifacts suspected to be from the now-vanished Ancients. This world designated as a Red Zone with an environment, laws, customs, life forms, or other conditions that make it extremely dangerous to visitors. Everyone is forbidden to travel here. It is a member of Third Imperium in the Lanth Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb.

Astrography and planetology[edit]

Victoria is a medium size world with a dense, tainted atmosphere. The taint requires an oxygen supply or full sealed environment suit to survive, but exists only at the lower elevations. Above 1000m the atmosphere is safe to breathe.

It is located just off the Lanth-Ghandi-Dinomn xboat route. It is also located within the Abyss Rift.

Satellite "Albert"[edit]

Victoria has a single moon, Albert, which is large enough to have an atmosphere and appears to even have some surface water. It is officially listed as uninhabited though there have been reports of a stone or sometimes crystalline city on the surface.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

K6 V

Primary 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 and background[edit]

The human population of Victoria numbers approximately ten million. The people dwell on high ground, mainly in a region known as the Mesas. There is no world government: laws, government, and technology vary from area to area.

Balloons and dirigibles, sometimes powered by hand-cranked propellers, have made travel possible between areas previously cut off by low ground. In addition to the City of Victoria, the other major settlement on the planet is Sarik Gi. While proper permits might allow visits to Victoria, such permits include strict clauses about trading metal or metal goods to the locals, and specifically prohibits access to Victoria’s moon, Albert. Permits make it perfectly clear that lethal force may be used without warning against any vessel approaching the moon.

Point of Interest: Orbital Bombardment Evidence[edit]

Approximately 300,000 years ago Victoria appears to have been subject to a devastating bombardment from space by a variety of weapons, most notably asteroids. The bombardment resulted in a number of immense craters, some of which are today seas or great lakes; the Mesas also appear to have been created by the bombardment.

References and contributors[edit]

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