Inselm (world)

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Inselm/Arodir (Far Home 2310)
Classic Era (1115)
B201454-B
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size2 Small (3,200 km, 0.10g - 0.17g)
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics1 Dry World 10%
Population4 Moderate (40 thousand)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law4 Moderate Law (no light assault weapons)
Tech LevelB Average Stellar (large starships)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M7 V D
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 3
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Inselm is an icy, nonindustrial vacuum world, warranting hazardous environment precautions.

  • This world-system hosts a Military Base, usually associated with military ground forces, which may be located on or off-world.

Astrography and Planetology[edit]

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

Binary Solar System[edit]

Inselm Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Inselm Primary Primary Red M7 V
Inselm Companion Secondary White Dwarf D 87.8 AU from primary


System Data[edit]

Armilam-Inselm System[edit]

The primary is Armilam, a dim red main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 0.004 Sols, a mass of 0.273 Sols, and a diameter of 414,000 km. (I) a vacuum iceworld, (II) Inselm, designated the mainworld, (III) a small gas giant: (IV) a ringed large gas giant, (V) a small ice giant, and (VI) a trace atmosphere worldlet form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

  • The star experiences periodic flare activity.

Obbo Subsystem[edit]

The companion is Obbo, a dwarf star that lies approximately 87.8 AU (orbital position (XI), 13.11 billion km). It has a luminosity of 0.00003 Sols, a mass of 1.12 Sols, and a diameter of 8,400 km. (I) a dense icy planetoid belt forms the outer system.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(II) Inselm[edit]

(II) Inselm is designated the mainworld. It orbits Armilam at a mean distance of 0.45 AU (67.33 million km), within the outer system. It has an orbital period of 211 days 0 hours: it is tidally locked to Armilam. The axial tilt is 3 degrees. Inselm has a diameter of 3,175 km, a density of 6.84 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.31 G. Tidal stresses generated by the gravitational pull of Armilam cause occasional geological activity. Its atmosphere is rated as Vacuum. Approximately 9% of the surface is covered in sheets of crystalline water-ice. Mean surface temperature: -110°C.

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 32 million km², Land surface area: 29 million km², Ice surface area: 3 million km².

  • Inselm is a Twilight Zone World.
  • The world experiences libration, which causes the star to move in the sky and periodically rise and fall above the horizon in the twilight region.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Armilam-Inselm System[edit]

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

Obbo Subsystem[edit]

No native life is known to exist within the subsystem.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Inselm has a good quality starport.

  • A Class-B Starport Facility has not very well developed shipyards and is only capable of producing spaceships.
  • This facility has many very skilled personnel who can perform not only major repair work, but overhaul work as well.
  • This facility has advanced refueling and refining infrastructure. One may purchase practically any kind of refined fuel here.
  • Almost every starport of this class possesses both a Lowport and a Highport. Such ports rarely have more than one of each kind of port.

World technology level[edit]

Inselm possesses a Technology Level of TL–11 or TL-B in Hexadecimal Notation.

World government[edit]

Inselm has a Feudal Technocracy government.

  • It is a government by specific individuals for those who agree to be ruled. Relationships are based on the performance of technical activities which are mutually-beneficial.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.

World Military[edit]

Military Base

The Legion

Inselm Volunteer Defense Force

World Economy[edit]

  • Resources: E (Extremely abundant)
  • Labor 3: (Thousands)
  • Infrastructure: 6 (Limited)
  • Efficiency: +1 (Average)

Trade Data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

Population 40,500

  • Native Non-Human Races:
    • Hoppers: 1,500 (4% of the population), concentrated within hives in human communities.

World Culture[edit]

  • Homogeneity: 1 (Monolithic)
  • Acceptance: 5 (Very aloof)
  • Strangeness: 4 (Somewhat distinct)
  • Symbols: D (Very abstract)

Historical data[edit]

The system is the location of a Second Confederation listening station watching for any signs of a Vilani approach.

World timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP listing[edit]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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