Shetland (world)

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Shetland/Nightrim (Reaver's Deep 2514)
Classic Era (1115)
B54478A-8
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population7 Moderate (90 million)
Government8 Civil Service Bureaucracy
LawA Extreme Law (no weapons)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F0 V M8 V
Planetoid Belts 4
Gas Giants 1

Shetland (World) Synopsis

Shetland is a preindustrial, agricultural world.

Description

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Binary Solar System

Shetland Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Shetland Primary Primary Yellow-White F0 V
Shetland Companion Secondary Red M8 V


History & Background (Dossier)

Shetland is known for only two things, its Imperial Naval Base with marine training fields, and the kelp farms of its central ocean. The majority of the population is employed either by the Imperial Navy or in support of the base. The civil service bureaucracy also helps support Imperial interests in the neighbouring Kolan Hegemony, in conjunction with Gerim in the neighbouring Caledon Subsector. The Naval base itself is tasked with protecting the Imperial border facing towards the Great Rift. The population of Shetland, as well as nearby Scapa, Kaagin, Sheffield and Gerim all trace back to one of the more successful Reaver Warlords.


References & Contributors (Sources)

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