Duseb (world)

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Duseb/Tsorva (Halcyon 1512)
Classic Era (1115)
D212216-8
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size2 Small (3,200 km, 0.10g - 0.17g)
Atmosphere1 Vacuum (trace)
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population2 Low (500)
Government1 Company/Corporation
Law6 Moderate Law (no firearms except shotguns)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M4 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 2
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Duseb is an icy, low-population 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.

Monostellar System[edit]

Duseb Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Duseb Primary Red M4 V


System Data[edit]

Jurich-Duseb System[edit]

The primary is Jurich, 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 sparse icy planetoid belt, (II) a very thin atmosphere iceworld, (III) Charlan, a ringed large gas giant: (IIIb) Duseb is its second moon and is designated the mainworld, (IV) an exotic atmosphere radworld, (V) a small gas giant, (VI) a small ice giant, and (VII) a vacuum iceworld form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

(III) Charlan[edit]

(III) Charlan is a large gas giant that orbits Jurich at a mean distance of 0.72 AU and has an orbital period of 1 year 29 days. It has a diameter of 112,000 km and is a heavily banded deep blue colour. It retains a family of three major satellites of which the second, (IIIb) Duseb, is designated the mainworld.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(IIIb) Duseb[edit]

(IIIb) Duseb is the second of the three major moons of (III) Charlan and is designated the mainworld. It orbits its parent world at a mean distance of 15 diameters (1.68 million km), with an orbital period of 182 days 5 hours: it is tidally locked to Charlan. The axial tilt is 2 degrees relative to Charlan. Duseb has a diameter of 3,406 km, a density of 6.12 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.29 G. Tidal stresses generated by the gravitational pull of Charlan cause regular geological activity. The atmosphere is rated as Trace, with a mean surface pressure of 0.005 bar and a composition of 95% carbon dioxide (CO2), 4% nitrogen (N2) and 1% water vapor (H2O), azane (NH3), carbon monoxide (CO) and other trace gases. Approximately 21% of the surface is covered in sheets of water-ice. Mean surface temperature: -133°C.

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 36.4 million km², Land surface area: 28.7 million km², 7.7 million km²

Native Lifeforms[edit]

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

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Duseb has a poor quality starport.

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

World technology level[edit]

Duseb possesses a Technology Level of TL–8.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics, improved telephones, and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Improved geothermal and improved batteries.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Advanced automobiles.
    • Water: Triphibians and early artificial gills.
    • Air: Improved helicopters and hypersonic jets.
    • Space: Space shuttles, early space stations, and improved interplanetary spacecraft.

World government[edit]

Duseb has a Corporate or Company government.

  • Government is by a company managerial elite and citizens are typically company employees.
  • 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]

Population 520

Urbanization[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.

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