Kell (Gl 0202) (world)

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Kell/Liradi (Gulf 0202)
Classic Era (1115)
E6A0223-8
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
AtmosphereA Exotic
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population2 Low (700)
Government2 Participating Democracy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K1 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 1
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Kell is a low-population hellworld with a population less than 10,000 sophonts struggling to survive in an inhospitable environment .


Astrography and Planetology[edit]

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

Monostellar System[edit]

Kell Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Kell Primary Orange K1 V None


System Data[edit]

Volen-Kell System[edit]

The system primary is Volen, an ordinary orange main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 0.61 Sols, a mass of 0.773 Sols and a diameter of 1.167 million km. The inner system consists of (I) a vacuum worldlet – orbital position (II) is empty. (III) Kell orbits within the habitable zone and is designated the mainworld. (IV) a small gas giant, (V) a vacuum iceworld, and (VI) an exotic atmosphere bigworld form the outer system. All of the outer worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(III) Kell[edit]

(III) Kell is designated the mainworld. It orbits Volen at a mean distance of 0.65 AU (97.2 million km), within the habitable zone. It has an orbital period of 217 days 15 hours and a rotation period 12 days 9 hours. The axial tilt is 7 degrees. Kell has a diameter of 10,381 km, a density of 5.12 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.76 G. The world is geologically active. Its atmosphere is rated as Exotic, with a mean surface pressure of 16.5 bar and a composition of 95% nitrogen (N2), 3% carbon dioxide (CO2), 1% methane (CH4), and 1% argon (Ar), carbon monoxide (CO), abiotic oxygen (O2), water vapor (H2O), ethane (C2H6), acetylene (C2H2), diacetylene (C4H2), propane (C3H8) and other trace gases. Mean surface temperature: 105°C. The world has no hydrosphere. The climate is rated as Inferno and is static, with no seasonal changes during the local year. The atmosphere is dynamic and powerful weather systems, driven by the star, sweep across the globe.

Satellite[edit]

Kell retains a single natural satellite, a vacuum worldlet named Kirk:

(IIIa) Kirk (UWP Y300000-0, orbiting at 30 Diameters/310,000 km)

Mainworld Atmosphere[edit]

Kell has a pressure of variable atmospheres.

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 338 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Volen-Kell System[edit]

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

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Kell has a frontier quality starport.

World technology level[edit]

Kell 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]

Kell has a Participatory Democracy government.

  • It is a government by advice and consent of the citizen.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Democracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Unitary State.

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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