Ziruushda (world)

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Ziruushda/Old Suns (Dagudashaag 1204)
Milieu 1116
StarportA Excellent: Starship Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size9 Large (14,400 km, 1.03g - 1.33g)
Atmosphere7 Standard (tainted)
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population3 Low (4 thousand)
Government7 Balkanization
Law7 Moderate Law (no firearms)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M1 V
Worlds 10
Gas Giants 0
Planetoid Belts 0
Cultural Details
Government Balkanization
Law Level Moderate
Cultural Extension 345A
Army Size (BEs) 0
Economic Details
Technology Level 10
Economic Extension
Labor2Low (400)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Importance Extension 1
Resource Units 10
GWP (BCr) 0
World Trade Number 3.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 350
Starport Details
Classification Class-A
Port Size 7
Building Capacity (Tons) 0
Port employees 269,920
Port passengers (annual) 0

Ziruushda supports a population of fewer than 10,000 sophonts. 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 Old Suns Subsector of Dagudashaag Sector and in the Domain of Vland. Ziruushda, as a member world of the Third Imperium, holds the estate of an Imperial knight, a member of the Imperial Nobility charged with overseeing the world. This is the homeworld of the Gograhhah, an extinct Minor Race.  80% of the world's population is the Minor Race Hamaran. 10% of the world's population is the Human Chimera Aquan. Less than 10% of the world's population is the Minor Race Bwap. During the Long Night this world was named Gaash Iish.

Ziruushda System
Old Suns/Dagudashaag 1204
Position Distance Name UWP
Primary 'Hawayeil' 'M5 V'
1 0.3 AU Ziruushda A977377-A
1   * Takhara' YS04377-9
2 0.7 AU Piz Y744327-9
1   * Lak' YS00000-0
2   * Cregud' HS00000-0
3   * Gres' YS00000-0
3 1.0 AU Latilym YAAB000-0
1   * Lenix' YS00000-0
2   * Ruhag' YS00000-0
3   * Nucyw' HS00000-0
4   * Gopypuf' H300318-9
5   * Cavysot' Y376000-0

Astrography and Planetology[edit]

Ziruushda is a member of the Gvadh Cluster.

Monostellar System[edit]

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

M1 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.4574 2600 - 3500 0.033
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00475 0.01516 0.15 - 0.24 0.475 4.75
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6

Mainworld Data[edit]

World Starport (Sp)

Ziruushda has a Class A Starport, an excellent quality installation which includes all the expected amenities including refined fuel for starships, brokerage services for passengers and cargo, and a variety of ship provisions. There is a shipyard capable of doing annual maintenance, overhauls and other kinds of repair, and construction of both starships and non-starships. Most ports of this classification have both a Highport and a Downport.

World Size (S)

Ziruushda 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.

World Atmosphere (A)

Ziruushda has a pressure of 0.71 to 1.49 atmospheres. While a Standard Atmosphere does not require survival gear this atmosphere also contains an unusual taint such as such as disease, a hazardous gas mix, pollutants, or sulfur compounds which requires the use of a Filter Mask. Some taints may require more protective equipment. TL–3 or more advanced survival gear is required to settle this world.

World Hydrosphere (H)

Ziruushda has 65-75% of its surface covered by liquid water. It has significant large liquid bodies. Wilderness refueling is possible.

World Population (P)

Ziruushda has a population of 1,000 to 9,999 sophonts (thousands).

  • On most worlds, this population would be too low to sustain itself without a little outside assistance.
  • This may represent the home base of a sizable but mostly transient population such as the base of a major starship expedition, the last generation of a dying colony, the first generation of a new colony, or a large outpost that will probably evolve into a colony if not stopped.
World Government (G)

Ziruushda has a Balkanized Government. There is no central world government. The world has several governments competing for control of the world. These may be allies, cooperating, competitors, or at war with each other.

World Law Level (L)

Ziruushda has a moderate law level with laws covering many areas of government and interaction. These laws are simple enough that most people can act as their own advocate, though for serious issues a professional is recommended. Law enforcement officials will be present, but not in great numbers. All firearms, and anything more destructive, are typically regulated or prohibited.

World Technology Level (TL)

Ziruushda possesses a Technology Level of TL–10 or TL-A in Hexadecimal Notation.

Imperial Landed Nobility (N)

Ziruushda, as a member world of the Third Imperium has a member of the Imperial Nobility overseeing the world.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Ziruushda is primarily a Hamaran colony.

Point of Interest: Mysterious Statues[edit]

It is famous mostly for the thousands of statues that lie along its coasts and under its shallow seas. These statues apparently depict all known races within Dagudashaag as well as several unknown, possibly extinct races. It is believed that the statues were left by one of those now extinct races, the Gograhhah Reivers, though the planet was apparently never colonized.

Point of Interest: Boru Religion[edit]

The planet is now home to a unique form of the Böru religion. The planet was declared an Amber Zone in 1102 after 42 Hamaran priests burnt themselves to death as a protest after a group of forwarder tourists had insisted on filming and taking souvenirs from a local funeral ceremony. IISS has now restricted access to prevent any further disturbances of a similar nature reoccurring.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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