Esulim (world)

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Esulim/Abidal (Halcyon 3119)
Classic Era (1115)
E667000-0
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population0 Barren (0)
Government0 No Government structure
Law0 No Law
Tech Level0 Pre-Industrial (primitive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G7 V M3 VI
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 2
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Esulim is a barren garden world with no overt population, government, or law level.


Astrography and Planetology[edit]

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

  • The Esulim system lies within a "shoal" region called Unstable Space. Travel to the system presents a considerable risk to starships.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Esulim Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Esulim Primary Primary Yellow G7 V
Esulim Companion Secondary Red M3 VI Orbits primary at 9.8 AU


System Data[edit]

Amulet-Esulim System[edit]

The primary, Amulet, is an ordinary yellow main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 0.57 Sols, a mass of 0.894 Sols and a diameter of 1.265 million km. The inner system consists of (I) a corrosive atmosphere inferno world, and (II) a thin atmosphere hospitable world. (III) Esulim orbits within the habitable zone and is designated the mainworld. (IV) a large gas giant and (V) a trace atmosphere iceworld form the inner part of the outer system. Orbital positions (VI) through (X) are unavailable due to the presence of the companion star. (XI) a sparse icy planetoid belt forms the outer part of the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Minaret Subsystem[edit]

The companion, Minaret, is a red subdwarf star that orbits Amulet at 9.8 AU (orbital position (VIII), 1.47 billion km) and has an orbital period of 32 years 163 days. It has a luminosity of 0.0056 Sols, a mass of 0.124 Sols, and a diameter of 189,000 km. (I) an exotic atmosphere bigworld, (II) a trace atmosphere iceworld, (III) a ringed small gas giant, and (IV) a vacuum worldlet form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(III) Esulim[edit]

(III) Esulim is designated the mainworld. It orbits Amulet at a mean distance of 0.71 AU (106 million km), it has an orbital period of 231 days 2 hours and a rotation period of 42.5 hours. The axial tilt is 9 degrees. Esulim has a diameter of 9,902 km, a density of 5.61 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.78 G. The world is geologically active. Its atmosphere is rated as Standard, with a mean surface pressure of 0.94 bar and a composition of 76% nitrogen (N2), 23% oxygen (O2), and 1% argon (Ar), water vapor (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), neon (Ne) and other trace gases. Approximately 74% of the surface is covered in oceans of liquid water: average tidal ranges exceed 0.5m. Mean surface temperature: 15°C. The atmosphere is dynamic and powerful weather systems, driven by the star and the oceans, sweep across the globe. The climate is seasonal.

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 308 million km², Land surface area: 80 million km², Water surface area: 228 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

The hot marginally hospitable world lying in orbital position (II) (within the H– region of the inner system) has primitive native life, consisting entirely of microscopic cyanobacteria-parallels that exist in any location where they can find even a minimal trace of shelter and warmth. Their metabolic functions maintain the process of atmospheric renewal.

Esulim, the mainworld, has extensive native life, consisting of microscopic organisms, stromatolite-parallels and primitive flora that can be found in almost every ecological niche. Their metabolic functions drive the process of atmospheric renewal.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Esulim has a frontier quality starport.

World technology level[edit]

Esulim possesses a Technology Level of TL–0.

  • These worlds often contain a Proto-Sophont species beginning to establish a nascent civilization and society.
  • This world is in its Alpha Period and has not yet been interfered with by a higher technology civilization.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Bodily communicative apparati, courier-runners, and smoke signals.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Bodily muscle.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Bodily locomotion, riding beasts, and litters or sedan chairs.
    • Water: Swimming, rafts, and canoes.
    • Air: Typically not available unless a bodily ability.

World government[edit]

Esulim has no well-defined government structure.

  • In many cases, tribal, clan or family bonds predominate.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Pantocracy or Chaos.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Confederation (Anarchy).

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.

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