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Our solar system

Welcome aboard Choke Hazard :D

Indeed there is. CT Book 6 Scouts (also found in the reprint) has Terra system in full expanded detail. I suspect it can be found in other publications and versions too.

It's a bit longish to type up though (38 objects from Sol to Charon). Maybe it's already on the web somewhere?

Not much help unless you have Book 6 :(
Well, had a minute before unplugging the compy to move the home office so I typed some of it up. You probably need Book 6 (or some other source of expanded system data formats) to get the full info out of it but here's the basics for the Terra system planets* circa 1110 Imperial...

</font><blockquote>code:</font><hr /><pre style="font-size:x-small; font-family: monospace;">Primary Sol G2 V

Orbit 1 Mercury G30046A E

Orbit 2 Venus G8B0168 E

Orbit 3 Terra A867A69 F B
Luna F20076C F N Rs

Orbit 4 Mars F43056A F M

Orbit 5 Belt F00066B E

Orbit 6 Jupiter Large GG

Orbit 7 Saturn Large GG

Orbit 8 Uranus Small GG

Orbit8.5 Neptune Small GG

Orbit 9 Pluto F10046C F N Rs</pre>[/QUOTE]* and one moon, Luna, and well before the recent ruling change on Pluto's status
Originally posted by TheEngineer:
No stats for the various GG moons somewhere ?
They're in there, some of them at least - curiously, Deimos and Phobos are not.
Yeah, there's some 20 odd moons done, I just didn't have time to type them all up. And they're just moons ;)

As BGG notes Deimos and Phobos are curiously absent :confused:
Don't forget Traveller's Digest 13.

Maps, cultural articles, a full Grand Survey/Grand Census/WBH write up, an article on Imperial occupation and more. Well worth shelling out for or trying to get a scan.
Deimos, if memory serves me right was crashed into Mars by a Free Mars movement. But, Phobos remains there. GURPS Mars had a nice two page write up on Mars for Traveller but I couldn't justify even shelling out $9 for it...so if it ever comes on eBay with a Toronto location (where I can pick it up), I must check it out and report back.
I have GURPS Mars, its a good sourcebook. Also the Solar System needs updating. Another interesting thing is that the Kuniper belt has an abrupt termination, no one knows why. Perhaps a star passed close by, or maybe the Sun has an unseen companion.

What if that unseen companion were a wormhole? The wormhole might have the mass of a small star, and it would be nearly invisible, basically a black hole with some exotic matter inside to prevent a singularity from forming, that wormhole could lead to any number of places in space and time and it would have to be located about 3 times the distance of the outer most edge of the Kuiper belt at least, and it would probably have its own system of objects orbiting it in the dark.

Where did the wormhole come from? Most likely some sort of intelligent civilization, probably seeking out Earthlike Worlds and here it found one in the shape of Earth, so its Von Neuman probes constructed a wormhole just beyond the gravitational influence of the Solar System. Who knows when they built it, it could have been during the age of the Dinosaurs. Well the probes simple constructed the wormhole network and the included the Solar System in this network, but the aliens never came for some reason, but the humans will find that each of the solar systems connected by this network includes an Earthlike World.
Originally posted by Andrew Boulton:
</font><blockquote>quote:</font><hr />Originally posted by kafka47:
Deimos, if memory serves me right was crashed into Mars by a Free Mars movement.
According to TD#13 it was destroyed by the IN during the Rim War. </font>[/QUOTE]Huh. I never knew that.

Stupid Imperial Navy, destroying our moons... :mad:
Here's a more detailed Solar System up to the year 2070 AD.
* indicates date range specific information

Sun Solo G2 V
Max Orbits: 9
Captured Planets? Yes, Qty: 1
Empty Orbits? Yes, Qty: 1
Gas Giants Present? Yes, Qty 4
Planetoid Belts Present? Yes, Qty 2
Orb Name UPP
0 Empty
1 Mercury Y300000-0
*1 Mercury G300270-8 (circa 2061 to 2070 AD)
2 Venus Y8C0000-0
*1 Cupid GS00300-8 (circa 2061 to 2070 AD)
3 Earth Y867000-0 (Paeleozoic)
*3 Earth Y867600-0 (Stone Age, primitive)
*3 Earth Y867770-1 (Bronze Age to Middle Age)
*3 Earth Y867770-2 (circa 1400 to 1700 AD)
*3 Earth Y867870-3 (circa 1701 to 1860 AD)
*3 Earth Y867970-4 (circa 1861 to 1900 AD)
*3 Earth Y867970-5 (circa 1901 to 1939 AD)
*3 Earth Y867970-6 (circa 1940 to 1969 AD)
*3 Earth F867970-7 (circa 1970 to 1990 AD)
*3 Earth F867970-8 (circa 1991 to 2070 AD)
60 Moon Y200000-0
*60 Moon Y200170-8 (circa 2015 to 2020 AD)
*60 Moon H200270-8 (circa 2021 to 2030 AD)
*60 Moon G200371-8 (circa 2031 to 2040 AD)
*60 Moon F200472-8 (circa 2041 to 2050 AD)
*60 Moon F200573-8 (circa 2051 to 2070 AD)
*60 “L4” H000170-8 (circa 2041 to 2050 AD)
*60 “L4” G000371-8 (circa 2051 to 2060 AD)
*60 “L4” F000572-8 (circa 2061 to 2070 AD)
*60 “L5” H000170-8 (circa 2041 to 2050 AD)
*60 “L5” G000371-8 (circa 2051 to 2060 AD)
*60 “L5” F000572-8 (circa 2061 to 2070 AD)
4 Mars Y410000-0
*4 Mars Y410170-8 (circa 2021 to 2030 AD)
*4 Mars H410270-8 (circa 2031 to 2040 AD)
*4 Mars G410370-8 (circa 2041 to 2050 AD)
*4 Mars F410570-8 (circa 2051 to 2060 AD)
*4 Mars F410641-8 (circa 2061 to 2070 AD)
3 Phobos YS00000-0
*3 Phobos YS00170-8 (circa 2041 to 2050 AD)
*3 Phobos YS00371-8 (circa 2051 to 2060 AD)
*3 Phobos GS00562-8 (circa 2061 to 2070 AD)
7 Deimos YS00000-0
*7 Deimos YS00170-8 (circa 2041 to 2050 AD)
*7 Deimos YS00371-8 (circa 2051 to 2060 AD)
*7 Deimos GS00562-8 (circa 2061 to 2070 AD)
5 Asteroids Y000000-0
*5 Asteroids H000270-0 (circa 2061 to 2070 AD)
6 Jupiter LGG
2 Metis YS00000-0
2 Adrastea YS00000-0
3 Amalthea YS00000-0
3 Thebe YS00000-0
6 Io Y200000-0
9 Europa Y200000-0
15 Ganymede Y300000-0
26 Callisto Y300000-0
155 Leda YS00000-0
161 Himalia YS00000-0
164 Lysithea YS00000-0
164 Elara YS00000-0
297 Anake YS00000-0
316 Carme YS00000-0
329 Pasiphae YS00000-0
331 Sinope YS00000-0
7 Saturn LGG
2 Pan YS00000-0
2 Atlas YS00000-0
2 Prometheus Y100000-0
2 Pandora YS00000-0
2 Hyperion YS00000-0
3 Epimetheus YS00000-0
3 Mimas YS00000-0
4 Enceladus YS00000-0
5 Calypso YS00000-0
5 Telesto YS00000-0
5 Tethys Y100000-0
6 Dione Y100000-0
6 Helene YS00000-0
9 Rhea Y100000-0
20 Titan Y3A0000-0
25 Janus YS00000-0
59 Iapetus Y100000-0
215 Phoebe YS00000-0
8 Uranus SGG
2 Cordelia YS00000-0
2 Ophelia YS00000-0
2 Bianca YS00000-0
2 Cressida YS00000-0
2 Desdemona YS00000-0
3 Juliet YS00000-0
3 Portia YS00000-0
3 Rosalind YS00000-0
3 Belinda YS00000-0
3 Puck YS00000-0
5 Miranda YS00000-0
7 Ariel Y100000-0
10 Umbriel Y100000-0
17 Titania Y100000-0
23 Oberon Y100000-0
9 Neptune SGG
2 Naiad YS00000-0
2 Thalassa YS00000-0
2 Despina YS00000-0
2 Galatea YS00000-0
3 Larissa YS00000-0
5 Proteus YS00000-0
14 Triton Y210000-0
222 Nereid YS00000-0
Excellente! That's pretty much all I needed. I'm not running a game in the Traveller universe. I'm fiddling with a TL8 sci-fi horror setting and this'll help out a lot. Thanks
Originally posted by Choke Hazard:
Excellente! That's pretty much all I needed. I'm not running a game in the Traveller universe. I'm fiddling with a TL8 sci-fi horror setting and this'll help out a lot. Thanks
A TL8 sci-fi horror setting? This sounds intriguing! I was thinking about something similar (actually early TL9 and with a few more starsystems, but similar in concept), so I'd love to see your work, or even help out if you want
One possibility is that there is a stargate just beyond the edge of the solar system, it has the mass of a star and its own attendent planetary system, Basically its a wormhole built by some alien civilization connecting together a number of systems with an Earthlike world in each. The horror part of it might have something to do with what's on the other side.
Here are my maneuver drives plus the Traveller Maneuver drives all on one chart.
The traveler Maneuver Drives are all reactionless and I bumped them up to higher tech levels to make room for my reaction maneuver drives. The main difference is this, the reaction maneuver drives require a certain amount of reaction mass per hour, listed under RMC to throw backwards in order to accelerate forward at the listed rate. The reactionless maneuver drives only require electrical input and provides a push forward on the ship without the use of reaction mass, this begins at Teck Level 9 and utilizes some previously undiscovered laws of physics, these reactionless drives also provide artifical gravity for the ship and inertia control so the occupants in the ship don’t feel the acceleration provided by the maneuver drives. Reactionless drives all require separate power plants to provide the electricity, some reaction drive do too, such as the Mass Driver, but others are their own power plants and provide excess EP for use by the rest of the ship’s systems as listed below. If the EP number is preceded by a ‘-‘ it’s a power requirement, if it’s a ‘+’ its excess power output. Each example of the drives below is listed as per drive unit of each type.

Type ________________ TL Cost _____ Size EP __ Mass_ RMC _____ ISP Thrust
Chemical Rockets
-Metal-oxygen _______ 07 MCr 1.0100 2.53 00000 10.13 253.00 MO 274 6-G (405 tons)
-Kerosene-oxygen ____ 07 MCr 0.2050 1.02 00000 4.091 220.00 KO 395 5-G (337.5 tons)
-Hydrogen-oxygen ____ 07 MCr 0.1640 0.82 00000 3.273 540.00 HO 514 4-G (270 tons)
Laser Rocket ________ 08 MCr 0.2025 1.01 0000* 4.050 40.500 P 1500 3-G (202.5 tons)
Mass Driver _________ 08 MCr 4.0500 10.1 -40.5 40.50 0.2025 RD 720 0.015-G (1.0125 tons)
Fission Drive _______ 08 MCr 2.0000 2.50 +2.50 10.00 235.00 H 1034 1-G (67.5 tons)
Fusion Pulse Drives
-High-impulse (HI) __ 08 MCr 3.3750 8.44 +8.44 33.75 0.3375 N 30,000 0.5-G (33.75 tons)
-High-thrust (HT) ___ 08 MCr 6.7500 8.44 +8.44 33.75 1.3500 N 15,000 1-G (67.5 tons)
Fusion Torch Drives
-High-impulse (HI) __ 08 MCr 6.7500 8.44 +8.44 33.75 0.3375 H 36,000 0.05-G (3.375 tons)
-High-thrust (HT) ___ 08 MCr 6.7500 8.44 +8.44 33.75 2.1094 H 18,000 0.125-G (8.4375 tons)
-Fission Air-Ram ____ 08 MCr 8.1000 10.1 00000 40.50 n/a ____ n/a __ 3-G (202.5 tons)
-Turbo-Scramjet _____ 08 MCr 2.0250 5.06 00000 20.25 1.0000 J 13,333 3-G (202.5 tons)
1-G _________________ 09 MCr 1.5000 1.00 -0.5 ______________________ 1-G
2-G _________________ 09 MCr 1.7500 2.50 -1.0 ______________________ 2-G
3-G _________________ 10 MCr 2.0000 4.00 -1.5 ______________________ 3-G
4-G _________________ 10 MCr 2.7500 5.50 -2.0 ______________________ 4-G
5-G _________________ 10 MCr 3.5000 7.00 -2.5 ______________________ 5-G
6-G _________________ 10 MCr 4.2500 8.50 -3.0 ______________________ 6-G

Mass (in tons), Size (in dtons),
EP (1 EP = 1 MW; + indicates power output, - indicates power requirement),
RMC: Reaction Mass consumption to provide one hours worth of given thrust
ISP: The drives specific impulse; to calculate total change in velocity capable of:
Delta-V = 0.003 x ISP x ln[Loaded Mass (in tons)/Dry Mass (in tons). The symbol “ln” means natural logarithm, a function found on most scientific calculators.
* The laser rocket has no onboard power requirements, but must be energized by an external 20-GW laser beam per dton of drive (20-GW laser requires 40,000 EP of energy to operate at ground installation)

Reaction Mass, Coolant, and Fuel Table (per dton)
Type _______________ Mass Cost
Ablative Plastic (P) 12.0 MCr 0.001
Hydrogen (H) _______ 01.0 MCr 0.00035
Hydrogen-oxygen (HO) 3.50 MCr 0.0003
Kerosene-oxygen (KO) 14.0 MCr 0.005
Metal-oxygen (MO) __ 21.0 MCr 0.005
Jet Fuel (J) _______ 10.8 MCr 0.01
Nuclear Pellets (N)_ 12.0 MCr 0.006
Rock Dust (RD) _____ 26.0 Free
Regarding Phobos and Deimos missing from Book 6, remember that the Size S (small) has a minimum size of 200 km. So any moon under 200km in diameter is not listed.

Under the description of satellites on page 36 it says:
"For the purposes of this system, satellites produced are at least 200 km in diameter; potentially any world may have one or more satellites (captured planetoids) less than 200 km in diameter."

Both Phobos and Deimos are less than 200 km in diameter, so are not listed as moons.
Originally posted by Plankowner:
Regarding Phobos and Deimos missing from Book 6, remember that the Size S (small) has a minimum size of 200 km. So any moon under 200km in diameter is not listed....Both Phobos and Deimos are less than 200 km in diameter, so are not listed as moons.
And there it is.

Thanks, Plankowner - I'd forgotten the lower limit on size-S objects.

(Still doesn't make me feel any more charitably toward the IN, however... :mad: )