Zephon (world)

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Zephon/Reblais (Ruthless Veil 3228)
Classic Era (1115)
C9DA403-B
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size9 Large (14,400 km, 1.03g - 1.33g)
AtmosphereD Exotic (dense, high)
HydrographicsA Water World 100%
Population4 Moderate (50 thousand)
Government0 No Government structure
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech LevelB Average Stellar (large starships)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M0 V M2 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 1

Zephon is a nonindustrial water world, which has 90% or more of its surface covered in an ocean of water.

  • The inhabitants of this world live on the roughly 10% of exposed land mass, in underwater colonies, on city ships, or similar arrangements.
  • As a nonindustrial world, it requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. The need to import most manufactured and high technology goods drives the price of these goods up in the open market.
  • This world contains an archaeological site with suspected high-tech remnants of the now-vanished Ancients precursor race.
  • This is a "Puzzle" world designated as an Amber Zone. Caution is advised since the world has an environment, laws, customs, life forms, or other conditions that are not well understood and might be a danger to a visitor.
  • This world is a "Twilight Zone World", a planet that is tidally-locked to its primary world, giving a hot pole, a cold pole and a twilight zone in-between.
  • It is a Non-Aligned world dominated by human sophonts located in the Reblais Subsector of Ruthless Veil Sector.


Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

No information yet available.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

M0 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.489 2800 - 3600 0.04
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00511 0.01659 0.16 - 0.26 0.511 5.11
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Remarks
None
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Zephon Primary

M2 V

Secondary Main Sequence 0.4258 2400 - 3300 0.027
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.0044 0.01358 0.13 - 0.21 0.44 4.4
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Remarks
None

System Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Data[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Size (S)[edit]

This world is a Big World between 13,600km and 15,200km in diameter. The world has a standard gravity between 1G and 1.3G. The horizon will appear about 5.4km away. Vessels with only 1G of thrust should avoid landing on this world.

Mainworld Atmosphere (A)[edit]

This world has a pressure of 2.5 or greater atmospheres. A Dense & High Pressure Atmosphere typically requires no survival gear under many conditions. Pressure at or below sea level is too great to support life but is breathable at higher altitudes. TL–5 or more advanced survival gear is required to settle this world.

Mainworld Hydrosphere (H)[edit]

This world has 95-100% of its surface covered by liquid water with only a few islands and archipelagos. Wilderness refueling is possible. Such worlds are Water Worlds or Ocean Worlds.

Satellites:[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World Starport (St)[edit]

Zephon has a Class C Starport, an average quality installation which includes amenities including unrefined fuel for starships, some brokerage services for passengers and cargo, and a variety of ship provisions. There is a shipyard capable of doing maintenance and other kinds of repair. Ports of this classification generally have only a downport, unless this is a trade port or system with an hostile environment mainworld. No information yet available.

Facilities[edit]

Port facilities within the system include:

  • No information yet available.

World Technology Level (T)[edit]

Zephon possesses a Technology Level of TL–11 or TL-B in Hexadecimal Notation.

World Government (G)[edit]

Zephon has no central government for the world, an Anarchy. The largest governmental structure would be a family, tribe, or single clan. The largest group will be between 50 and 100 individuals, and there may be dozens to hundreds of them. This governmental structure can be stable over long periods of time if the population remains small or geographically separated.

World Military[edit]

No information yet available.

World Law (L)[edit]

Zephon has a low law level. There are few laws, covering only important areas. There may be few or no law enforcement officers, the expectation is citizens will bring law breakers to the attention of the Judicial system. Legal proceedings will be fast, with few people involved. For interactions outside of the framework of the laws, cultural norms dominate. Machine guns, other automatic weapons, portable energy weapons, and other military weapons, body pistols, explosives, and poison gas are typically regulated or prohibited.

World Economy[edit]

  • Resources: A (Abundant)
  • Labor: 3 (Thousands)
  • Infrastructure: 6 (Limited)
  • Efficiency: +1 (Average)

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics (P)[edit]

Zephon has a population of 50,000.

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

World Culture[edit]

  • Homogeneity: 3 (Monolithic)
  • Acceptance: 4 (Extremely Aloof)
  • Strangeness: 5 (Distinct)
  • Symbols: D (Very Abstract)

World Timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP Listing[edit]

No information yet available.

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