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== Astrography and Planetology ==  
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Revision as of 07:37, 19 April 2018

This is a world-system under construction and is currently being input-programmed into the Traveller RPG Wiki.

Aether/Redoubt (Divide 2927)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere7 Standard (tainted)
HydrographicsA Water World 100%
Population3 Low (1 thousand)
Government2 Participating Democracy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech Level5 Industrial (mass production)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M1 III
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 2

Aether is a low-population water world, which has 90% or more of its surface covered in an ocean of water and a population of less than 10,000 sophonts.

Astrography and Planetology

No information yet available.

Monostellar System

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


Primary Giant 6.52 2600 - 3500 832
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.89327 2.39247 22.93 - 37.38 89.327 893.27
Orbit # 3 5 9 10 13

System Data

Beecon-Aether System

The primary is Beecon, a huge red giant star. It has a luminosity of 832 Sols, a mass of 6.52 Sols, and a diameter of 134 million km – the corona extends as far as 0.45 AU, to orbital position (II). (IV) a sparse rocky planetoid belt, (VI) a vacuum worldlet, (VII) a corrosive atmosphere inferno world, and (VIII) a corrosive atmosphere inferno world – orbital positions (I) and (II) lie within the star and orbital positions (III) and (V) are empty. (IX) Aether orbits within the habitable zone and is designated the mainworld. (X) a thin atmosphere hospitable world, (XI) a ringed large gas giant, and (XII) a small gas giant form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data

(IX) Aether

(IX) Aether is designated the mainworld. It orbits Beecon at a mean distance of 17.1 AU (2.56 billion km), within the habitable zone. It has an orbital period of 27 years 253 days and a rotation period of 33 hours. The axial tilt is 29 degrees. Aether has a diameter of 8,767 km, a density of 5.68 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.71 G. The world is geologically active. Its atmosphere is rated as Standard, Tainted, with a mean surface pressure of 1.47 bar and a composition of 77% nitrogen, 22% oxygen, and 1% argon, water vapour, carbon dioxide, neon and other trace gases. The atmospheric taint is an extremely unpleasant pungent odour given off by aquatic flora. Approximately 99.6% of the surface is covered in seas of liquid water: average tidal ranges exceed 1.1m. Mean surface temperature: 4°C. The atmosphere is extremely active and violent weather systems driven by the star and the oceans rage across the globe. The climate is seasonal.


Aether retains a single natural satellite, a dense atmosphere stormworld named Zephyr:

(IXa) Zephyr (UWP Y280000-0, orbiting at 20 Diameters/175,000 km)

Mainworld geography and topography

Total surface area: 241 million km², Water surface area: 240 million km², Land surface area: 1 million km².

Native lifeforms

Aether has extensive aquatic and aerial native life. Their metabolic functions drive the process of atmospheric renewal.

History & Background (Dossier)

No information yet available.

World starport

Aether has a Class E Starport, a frontier quality installation with few expected amenities. There is unrefined fuel for starships and a limited variety of ship provisions. There is no shipyard of any kind, but there may be parts and technical support for doing minor services and repair. Ports of this classification generally consist of a downport.

World technology level

Aether possesses a Technology Level of TL–5.

World government

Aether is governed by a Participatory Democracy where eligible voters determine laws and policy. What determines an eligible voter varies. There may be smaller councils or regional bodies to write the policies voted on. Leadership of the government and all members of the bureaucracy are determined by voting population.

World military

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World economy

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Trade data

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World demographics

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World culture

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Historical data

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World timeline

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UWP listing

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