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System information
X:Y Coordinates -290.75 : -590.14[e]
Spectral class A1V[1]
Recharge time 162 hours[1]

Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

System position 1st[1]
Jump point
47.06 days[1]
Moons 0 (dust ring)[1]
Surface gravity 1.38[1]
Atmospheric pressure High (Toxic)[1]
Equatorial temperature 58°C (Hot)[1]
Surface water 29%[1]
Highest native life None[1]
Reference Year 3095[1]
Population 2,500[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Midden was named by members of Interstellar Expeditions after the garbage pits found in archeological sites because it was apparently used by the Star League and Magistracy of Canopus as a dump world for toxic waste. In the Age of War it was home to a chemical weapons factory, and sometime after that it was home to strip mining concerns and industries that used highly toxic materials as well as a chemical weapons research facility. The world was staffed by a small population of workers who lived deep underground and oversaw the largely automated facilities. These factories and facilities were shut down by the fall of the first Star League, and the world was abandoned.

In later years the world attracted attention. Several groups of scavengers founded settlements on the world and searched through the waste processing facilities. The most successful of these were the Bannermen, who had created a fission reactor out of the waste products they found on the world. The fission reactor was used to power atmospheric scrubbers and electrolysis machines to create oxygen. The Bannermen were also able to restart a platinum mine. They used this mine's production to trade with merchants and other passing ships.[1]


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions, p. 82, "Midden"