Arcturus IV (FASA)

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Arcturus IV
Coordinates (27.6, 70.4, 6.6)[1]
Astrometrics Quadrant III (UFP),[2] Arcturus IV[2]
Satellites 7[2]
Planetary Class M[2]
Gravity 0.78g[2]
Diameter 10,200km[2]
Equatorial Circumference 17,300km[2]
Surface Area 320 million km²[2]
Land Area 192 million km²[2]
Hydrosphere 40%[2]
Rotational Period 25 hours[2]
Affiliation Member, United Federation of Planets[2]
FASA Timeline
(FASA Roleplaying Game)

Arcturus IV — commonly referred to as, simply, Arcturus[2] — was the fourth of five planets in the Arcturus system.[1] A major cultural and commercial center, Arcturus maintained a Human culture comparable to that of Earth's Elizabethan England. The Arcturans were very influential among Federation members, many of whom,[2] including Anton Karidian,[3] adopted their mode of dress and cultural styles. On Reference Stardate 2/2306 (June 2223), Arcturus, a member planet in the United Federation of Planets with a population of 8.5 billion, had a representative in the Federation Council. Arcturus' primary economic concerns included cultural exchange, industry, trade, and Star Fleet support facilities.[2]

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