Whenge (world)

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Whenge/Cronor (Spinward Marches 0503)
Milieu 1116
D648500-8
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics8 Wet World 80%
Population5 Moderate (600 thousand)
Government0 No Government structure
Law0 No Law
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F8 V
Worlds 13
Gas Giants 0
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government No government
Law Level No law
Cultural Extension 1313
Army Size (BEs) 1
Economic Details
Technology Level 8
Economic Extension
842-5
Resources8Moderate
Labor4Moderate (60 thousand)
Infrastructure2 Extremely limited
Efficiency-5Extremely poor
Importance Extension -2
Resource Units 32
GWP (BCr) 1
World Trade Number 3
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 0
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 0
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 0
Port passengers (annual) 0

Whenge is an agricultural world with an ideal environment for producing food from plants, animals, or other forms. The system has a population between 100,000 and 10 million sophonts. It is a Human dominated Non-Aligned world in the Cronor Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Because of its astrographic location astride the Cronor Cleft, Whenge is part of a roundabout J-2 route for Zhodani ships passing between Consulate space to Rimward and the five worlds clustered around Cipango (Spinward Marches 0705) to Trailing.


Monostellar System[edit]

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

F8 V

Primary Main Sequence 1.144 5700 - 6400 2.126
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.01096 0.12094 1.16 - 1.89 1.096 10.96
Orbit #  * 0 4 3 7

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

0503 Whenge (Zhodani)

Starport: Class II.

Diameter: 6,224 miles (10,000 km).
Atmosphere: Thin, oxygen-nitrogen tainted by industrial pollutants.
Hydrographics: 80%.
Climate: Cool.
Population: 500,000.
Government: Tribal/family society approaching anarchy.
Control Level: 0.
Tech Level: 8.
World Trade Number: 3.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The mainworld was a poor, desperate colonial remnant of the Rule of Man. Ecological degradation and intercommunal violence reduced the planet to ruined anarchy and it was partially interdicted by the Zhodani Navy.

History-Era: New Era[edit]

The sudden expansion of trade with the Regency, and a need for a shortcut across the Cronor Cleft, compelled the subsector council to open the world to development. Initially the local tribes were hostile to the community growing out of the new downport, but have been enticed out of their own communities by off world trade. Persons of Solomani-Zhodani descent is the most rapidly growing segment of the population.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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