Iplar (world)

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Iplar/Sena (Halcyon 1029)
Classic Era (1115)
B302733-9
StarportB Good: Spacecraft Construction, Overhaul, Refined fuel
Size3 Small (4,800 km, 0.24g - 0.34g)
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population7 Moderate (60 million)
Government3 Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech Level9 Early Stellar (fusion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M9 VI
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 0
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Iplar is a non-agricultural, preindustrial, icy vacuum world, warranting hazardous environment precautions.

  • Its surface is ice-capped with little or no atmosphere and nearly all of its water frozen.
  • It is unable to produce quality foodstuffs and must import them.
  • It is a world working toward being an industrial powerhouse but lacks an adequate workforce to do so.
  • It is a Non-Aligned world dominated by human sophonts located in the Sena Subsector of Halcyon Sector.
  • 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.

Monostellar System[edit]

Iplar Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Iplar Primary Red M9 VI


System Data[edit]

Noviru-Iplar System[edit]

The primary is Noviru, a dim red subdwarf star. It has a luminosity of 0.00006 Sols, a mass of 0.058 Sols, and a diameter of 73,700 km. (I) a vacuum worldlet, (II) Iplar, designated the mainworld, (III) a trace atmosphere iceworld, and (IV) a vacuum worldlet form the outer system. Most of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(II) Iplar[edit]

(II) Iplar is designated the mainworld. It orbits Noviru at a mean distance of 0.36 AU (53.8 million km), within the outer system. It has an orbital period of 327 days 14 hours and a rotation period of 38 hours. The axial tilt is 7 degrees. Iplar has a diameter of 4,696 km, a density of 4.22 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.28 G. The world is geologically inert. Its atmosphere is rated as Vacuum. Approximately 16% of the surface is covered in a crust of water-ice. Mean surface temperature: -78°C.

Satellite[edit]

Iplar retains a single natural satellite, a vacuum worldlet named Ishima:

(IIa) Ishima (UWP G100314-8, orbiting at 45 Diameters/210,000 km)

Mainworld geography and topography[edit]

Total surface area: 69 million km², Land surface area: 58 million km², Water surface area: 11 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Noviru-Iplar System[edit]

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

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Iplar 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]

Iplar possesses a Technology Level of TL–9.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early fusion power.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Ultra high-speed trains and early grav vehicles.
    • Water: High efficiency sailcraft, multihulled seacraft, improved artificial gears.
    • Air: Tiltrotorcraft, exotic VTOL's, PARWIG, and rocket-assisted suborbitals.
    • Space: SSTO spacecraft, early military spacecraft (System Craft), and interstellar STL starships
    • FTL: Prototype Jump Drive-1.

World government[edit]

Iplar 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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