Zircon (SM 1110) (world)

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Zircon/Jewell (Spinward Marches 1110)
Milieu 1116
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere9 Dense (tainted)
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population6 Moderate (6 million)
Government6 Captive Government/Colony
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F0 V
Worlds 12
Gas Giants 4
Planetoid Belts 2
Cultural Details
Government Captive government
Law Level High
Cultural Extension 6458
Army Size (BEs) 2
Economic Details
Technology Level 8
Economic Extension
ResourcesEExtremely abundant
Labor5Moderate (600 thousand)
Infrastructure2 Extremely limited
Importance Extension -2
Resource Units 112
GWP (BCr) 8
World Trade Number 3.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 65
Starport Details
Classification Class-C
Port Size 4
Building Capacity (Tons) 6,000
Port employees 70
Port passengers (annual) 0

Zircon has a tainted, unbreatheable atmosphere and little available surface water. The system has a population between 10,000 and 10 million, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. The governance of this world is from Arden (Spinward Marches 1011). It is a Human dominated Non-Aligned world in the Jewell Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector. This world hosts a Military Base for support of military ground forces.

Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

The planet has a cool climate and a dense oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere with a low-virulence allergen taint.

Zircon is a member of the Spinward Main.

Monostellar System[edit]

Zircon (SM 1110) Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)
Zircon (SM 1110)

F0 V

Primary Main Sequence 1.7 6900 - 7400 8.1
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.01582 0.23606 2.26 - 3.69 1.582 15.82
Orbit #  * 0 5 4 8

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

1110 Zircon (Federation of Arden)

Starport: Class III.

Diameter: 7,058 miles (11,300 km).
Atmosphere: Dense oxygen-nitrogen with a low-virulence allergen taint=.
Hydrographics: 22%.
Climate: Cool.
Population: 6.378 million.
Government: Ruled directly from Arden (subjugated), but currently forming a home government.
Control Level: 5.
Tech Level: 8.
World Trade Number: 3.5.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

This world was colonized by and is controlled from Zenopit (world).

The Federation of Arden is particularly influential on Zircon and is considered to control the world. Although rated rated "non-industrial," Arden-backed industrial concerns, operated by personnel brought in for the purpose, are currently operating on the planet.

History-Era: Milieu 1120[edit]

Zircon was a non-aligned world until 1107, when it was absorbed by the Federation of Arden as a colony. Its system contains a military base.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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