Sonthert (world)

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Sonthert/Lanth (Spinward Marches 1918)
Milieu 1116
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
Atmosphere2 Vacuum (very thin - tainted)
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population6 Moderate (3 million)
GovernmentA Charismatic Dictator
LawB Extreme Law (control of movement)
Tech Level7 Pre-Stellar (electronics)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K6 V M0 V
Worlds 8
Gas Giants 4
Planetoid Belts 1
Cultural Details
Government Charismatic dictatorship
Law Level Extreme
Cultural Extension 8379
Army Size (BEs) 2
Economic Details
Technology Level 7
Economic Extension
Labor5Moderate (300 thousand)
Infrastructure1 Extremely limited
Importance Extension -3
Resource Units 36
GWP (BCr) 3
World Trade Number 3.5
Trade Volume (MCr/year) 285
Starport Details
Classification Class-D
Port Size 3
Building Capacity (Tons) 3,599
Port employees 20
Port passengers (annual) 0

Sonthert has a population between 10,000 and 10 million sophonts, lacking the industrial base to be completely self-supporting. 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 Lanth Subsector of Spinward Marches Sector and in the Domain of Deneb. Sonthert, 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.

Astrography & Planetology[edit]

Sonthert is located in the Abyss Rift.

Sonthert has a normal climate and a very thin oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere, tainted by high oxygen partial pressure. The atmosphere is breathable to off-world humans, but very uncomfortable. The locals are adapted with several physiological changes.

Binary Solar System[edit]

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

K6 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.5538 3200 - 4000 0.072
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00523 0.02226 0.21 - 0.35 0.523 5.23
Orbit #  *  * 0 1 6
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)

M0 V

Secondary 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

IISS GURPS Astrographics Survey[edit]

1918 Sonthert (Imperial) - Red Zone

Starport: Class 0.

Diameter: 5,989 miles (9,600 km).
Atmosphere: Thin oxygen-nitrogen, tainted by high oxygen.
Hydrographics: 63%.
Climate: Normal.
Population: 4,300,000.
Government: Dictatorship.
Control Level: 6.
Tech Level: 5.
World Trade Number: 3.5.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

In addition to the City of Sonthert, the other major settlement on Sonthert is Ar.

Sonthert is interdicted both to protect its human population from interference, and to protect the rest of the Imperium from the megalomaniac "Emperor of All Things" and his armored knights, who have declared their intent to conquer the universe, starting with anyone foolish enough to land on Sonthert.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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