Buruque (world)

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Buruque/Irikusk (Far Home 0430)
Classic Era (1115)
C201333-A
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size2 Small (3,200 km, 0.10g - 0.17g)
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics1 Dry World 10%
Population3 Low (1 thousand)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech LevelA Early Stellar (jump drive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M4 V BD
Planetoid Belts
Gas Giants
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Buruque is an icy, low-population vacuum world, with a population less than 10,000 sophonts in population size, warranting hazardous environment precautions.


Astrography and Planetology[edit]

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

Binary Solar System[edit]

Buruque Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Buruque Primary Primary Red M4 V
Buruque Companion Secondary Brown Dwarf BD 165 AU from primary


System Data[edit]

Neefo-Buruque System[edit]

The primary Neefo, an ordinary red main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 0.0136 Sols, a mass of 0.3626 Sols, and a diameter of 551,000 km. (I) a vacuum worldlet, (II) Buruque, designated the mainworld, (III) a very thin atmosphere iceworld, (IV) an exotic atmosphere bigworld, (V) a ringed small gas giant, and (VI) a trace atmosphere iceworld form the outer system. Some of the worlds retain satellites.

Marklin Subsystem[edit]

The companion is Marklin, a magenta-coloured L-type brown dwarf that orbits Neefo at 165 AU (orbital position (XII), 24.7 billion km) and has an orbital period of 3,520 years. It is not luminous, it has a mass of 0.061 Sols and a diameter of 60,000 km. Marklin retains no planetary bodies.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(II) Buruque[edit]

(II) Buruque is designated the mainworld. It orbits Neefo at a mean distance of 0.38 AU (56.9 million km), within the outer system. It has an orbital period of 148 days 2 hours and a rotation period of 33 hours. The axial tilt is 20 degrees. Buruque has a diameter of 3,103 km, a density of 3.98 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.18 G. The world is geologically inert. Its atmosphere is rated as Vacuum. Approximately 8% of the surface is covered in sheets of water ice. Mean surface temperature: -83°C.

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 30.2 million km², Land surface area: 27.8 million km², Ice surface area: 2.4 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Neefo-Buruque System[edit]

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

Marklin Subsystem[edit]

No world in the subsystem is known to have native life.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Buruque has a routine quality starport.

  • A Class-C Starport Facility has minimal if any shipyards and can only perform extremely limited repair work.
  • This facility has many very skilled personnel who can perform surprisingly sophisticated repair work despite the limited facilities.
  • This facility has refueling infrastructure and limited refining capabilities. One may purchase unrefined fuel here.
  • Starports of this class rarely have both a Lowport and a Highport.

World technology level[edit]

Buruque possesses a Technology Level of TL–10 or TL-A in Hexadecimal Notation.

World government[edit]

Buruque has a Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy government.

  • It is a government by a restricted minority, with little or no input from the masses.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.

World military[edit]

No information yet available.

World economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade data[edit]

No information yet available.

World demographics[edit]

No information yet available.

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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  1. "Jump Map API" and map location from Travellermap.com