Ardell (world)

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Ardell/Parsalax (Extent 0135)
Classic Era (1115)
?300???-?
Starport? Error in Starport Decode
Size3 Small (4,800 km, 0.24g - 0.34g)
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population? Error in Population Decode
Government? Error in Government Decode
Law? Error in Law Decode
Tech Level? Error in Tech Decode
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M8 V
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 0
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Ardell is a vacuum world, which warrants hazardous environment precautions.

  • Life in a vacuum requires great discipline. After all, it only takes one forgotten seal on a vacuum suit to spell death. Those who survive tend to be very methodically-minded and attentive to small detail.
  • It is an unclaimed Non-Aligned world located in the Parsalax Subsector of Extent Sector.


Astrography and Planetology[edit]

This star system is detailed using the Fringian Variant System Description.

Monostellar System[edit]

Ardell Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Ardell Primary Red M8 V


System Data[edit]

The primary is an unnamed dim red main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 0.0025 Sols, a mass of 0.244 Sols, and a diameter of 334,000 km. (I) a trace atmosphere worldlet, (II) Ardell, designated the mainworld, (III) an exotic atmosphere bigworld, (IV) a large gas giant, (V) a ringed small gas giant, and (VI) a vacuum worldlet form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(II) Ardell[edit]

(II) Ardell is designated the mainworld. It orbits the primary at a mean distance of 0.43 AU (64.3 million km), within the outer system. It has an orbital period of 208 days 12 hours and a rotation period of 15.5 hours. The axial tilt is 7 degrees. Ardell has a diameter of 4,493 km, a density of 3.77 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.24 G. The world is geologically inert. Its atmosphere is rated as Vacuum. The world has no hydrosphere. Mean surface temperature: -95°C.

Satellites[edit]

Ardell retains two natural satellites, a tiny vacuum worldlet named Pos and a cratered ice-capped vacuum worldlet named Gulush:

(IIa) Pos (known UWP ?S00???-?, orbiting at 7 Diameters/31,000 km)
(IIb) Gulush (known UWP ?101???-?, orbiting at 35 Diameters/115,000 km)

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 64 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No world in the Ardell system is known to have native life.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Ardell system has been studied by the Local Astrographical Survey Project, a part of the Astronomy Department of the University of Selasia.

World starport[edit]

The Ardell system has no listed Starport data.

World technology level[edit]

The Ardell system has no listed Technology Level data.

World government[edit]

The Ardell system has no listed Government data.

World military[edit]

No information yet available.

World economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade data[edit]

No information yet available.

World demographics[edit]

The Ardell system has no listed Population data.

World culture[edit]

No information yet available.

Historical data[edit]

No information yet available.

World timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP listing[edit]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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