Keralim (world)

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Keralim/Ras Tennol (Far Home 1811)
Classic Era (1115)
E213113-8
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size2 Small (3,200 km, 0.10g - 0.17g)
Atmosphere1 Vacuum (trace)
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population1 Low (90)
Government1 Company/Corporation
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M4 V M6 VI
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 0
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Keralim 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.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Keralim Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Keralim Primary Primary Red M4 V
Keralim Companion Secondary Red M6 VI 2.57 AU from primary


System Data[edit]

Coogan-Keralim System[edit]

The primary is Coogan, 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-I) a very thin atmosphere radworld, (I-II) Keralim, designated the mainworld, (II) a very thin atmosphere iceworld, and (III) a exotic atmosphere bigworld form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Dhargin Subsystem[edit]

The companion is Dhargin, a dim red subdwarf star that orbits Coogan at a mean separation of 2.57 AU (orbital position (VI), 384.5 million km) and has an orbital period of 6 years 308 days. Dhargin has a luminosity of 0.00152 Sols, a mass of 0.093 Sols, and a diameter of 127,000 km (I) a vacuum worldlet, and (II) a vacuum iceworld form the outer system. Neither world retains satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(I-II) Keralim[edit]

(I-II) Keralim is designated the mainworld. It orbits Coogan at a mean distance of 0.18 AU (26.9 million km), within the outer system. It has an orbital period of 46 days 8 hours: it is tidally locked to Coogan. The axial tilt is 2 degrees. Keralim has a diameter of 2,993 km, a density of 4.52 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.19 G. The world is flexed by tidal forces and is geologically active. Its atmosphere is rated as Trace, with a mean surface pressure of 0.03 bar and a composition of 73% carbon dioxide (CO2), 18% nitrogen (N2), 6% methane (CH4), and 1% argon (Ar), water vapor (H2O), azane (NH3), carbon monoxide (CO), neon (Ne) and other trace gases. Approximately 24% of the surface is covered in sheets of water ice. Mean surface temperature: -65°C. The climate is rated as Very Cold and is static, with no seasonal changes during the local year. The atmosphere is ethereal and minor weather systems driven by the star and by cryovolcanic outgassing ghost across the globe.

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 28 million km², Land surface area: 21 million km², Ice surface area: 7 million km².

  • Keralim is a Twilight Zone World. Much of the ice is concentrated on the dark face of the 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]

Coogan-Keralim System[edit]

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

Dhargin Subsystem[edit]

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

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Keralim has a frontier quality starport.

World technology level[edit]

Keralim 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]

Keralim 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]

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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