Porrima

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Porrima
Porrima nearby systems (3151)
Porrima nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -113.987 : 139.279[e]
Spectral class K3V[1]
Recharge time 194 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Zenith[1]

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

Porrima
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Geophysical
System position 2nd[1]
Jump point
distance
4.62 days[1]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 0.74[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 50°C (Tropical)[1]
Surface water 71%[1]
Highest native life Birds[1]
Reference Year 3067[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Duke of Porrima
Population 2,174,000,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-C-B-B[1]
HPG (Representative) A[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Porrima has abundant, but not overwhelming, supplies of industrial metals, gemstones, and arable land. The first settlers to the world were ready to build a thriving colony on the calm world they'd seen as part of the survey. Unfortunately Porrima had its own ideas. Every sixty-two years Chira (a neighboring world) orbits closely to Porrima and affects the weather patterns. Instead of the calm breezes and abundant sunlight they'd been expecting, the colonists faced hurricanes, thunderstorms, powerful lightning strikes, and heavy rains that quite literally washed away the first settlements.[1]

Once they discovered that the wild weather of the "wet seasons" would occur every century, the colonists moved their cities to higher elevations and included storm mitigation features that reduced the worst effects of the wild weather. The capital, Allison City, is surrounded by a series of dikes and canals to redirect water from storm surges, and it's surrounded by high walls to block the worst of the winds. Cities on the norther continent are located far away from the seas. The vast distance inland reduces access to the water that makes the storms so deadly.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 36 systems (34 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Kockengen 11.3 Hillerod 14.5 Veckholm 15.4 Kirkcaldy 21.4
Ginestra 24.3 Vaj 25.5 Edasich 25.6 Breukelen 25.9
Lucianca 29.5 Mesa Verde 32.0 Aur 33.2 Svinngarn 33.6
Whittington 33.7 Carstairs 36.9 Leganes 41.8 Pherkad 42.3
Enkoping 42.3 Eaton 42.5 Garrison 42.5 Halmyre Deans 42.8
Callisto 45.3 Laurieston 46.4 Odessa 46.8 Nekkar 47.5
Jaumegarde 49.0 Arcturus 50.3 Colinas 53.5 Yed Prior 54.1
Eschenberg 55.1 Apostica 56.6 Lintz 58.2 Lyndon 58.5
Freedom 58.9 Chaffee 59.8 Alexandria 61.0 Zebeneschamali 61.0

References[edit]

  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 1.14 1.15 1.16 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 86, "Porrima"
  2. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding - [2341] Map"
  3. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map - [2596] Map"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  6. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  8. First Succession War, pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. First Succession War, pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  13. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. vii, "Lyran Commonwealth Map - [3025]"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  17. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  18. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  24. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  25. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  26. Field Report: LAAF, p. 21, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  28. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  29. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  30. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  32. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  33. BattleCorps: INN Newscast (Solaris Broadcasting Co. section), news item published [08/01/3072]: "Hostage-Takers Captured!"

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