Kull (world)

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Kull/Natar (Far Home 0214)
Classic Era (1115)
D202100-8
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size2 Small (3,200 km, 0.10g - 0.17g)
Atmosphere0 Vacuum
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population1 Low (60)
Government0 No Government structure
Law0 No Law
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M3 VI D
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 3
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Kull is an icy, low-population vacuum 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]

Kull Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Kull Primary Primary Red M3 VI
Kull Companion Secondary White Dwarf D Close orbit around primary


System Data[edit]

Crichton-Villein-Kull System[edit]

The primary is Crichton, a small red subdwarf star. It has a luminosity of 0.0056 Sols, a mass of 0.124 Sols and a diameter of 229,000 km. Villein, its dwarf companion, orbits at a mean separation of 150,000 km. It has a luminosity of 0.00003 Sols, a mass of 1.11 Sols and a diameter of 8,400 km. (I) a large gas giant, (II) a ringed large gas giant, (III) a sparse stony planetoid belt, (IV) Runda, a small gas giant: (IVc) Kull is its outer moon and is designated the mainworld, (V) an exotic atmosphere radworld, (VI) a vacuum worldlet, (VII) a vacuum iceworld, and (VIII) an insidious atmosphere bigworld form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

(IV) Runda[edit]

(IV) Runda is a small gas giant that orbits Crichton at a mean distance of 1.09 AU (163 million km), within the outer system, and has an orbital period of 3 years 85 days. It has a diameter of 39,000 km and an atmosphere consisting of 89% hydrogen (H2), 11% helium (He), and less than 1% methane (CH4), carbon monoxide (CO), ammonia (NH3), water vapor (H2O) and other trace gases. It is a mottled blue-green color with huge semi permanent equatorial storms. It retains a family of three major satellites.

Satellites[edit]

Runda retains three major satellites:

(IVa) Shan (UWP Y100000-0, orbiting at 8 Diameters/310,000 km)
(IVb) Kesh (UWP Y100000-0, orbiting at 9 Diameters/350,000 km)
(IVc) Kull (designated the mainworld, orbiting at 20 Diameters/780,000 km)

Mainworld Data[edit]

(IVc) Kull[edit]

(IVc) Kull is the outer of the three major moons of (IV) Runda and is designated the mainworld. It orbits its parent world at a mean distance of 20 diameters (780,000 km), with an orbital period of 97 days 16 hours: it is tidally locked to Runda. The axial tilt is 6 degrees relative to Runda. Kull has a diameter of 2,974 km, a density of 4.81 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.21 G. Tidal stresses generated by the gravitational pull of Runda cause occasional geological activity. Its atmosphere is rated as Vacuum. Approximately 22% of the surface is covered in a crust of crystalline water-ice. Mean surface temperature: -158°C.

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 28 million km², Land surface area: 22 million km², Ice surface area: 6 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Crichton-Villein-Kull System[edit]

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

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Kull has a poor quality starport.

  • A Class-D Starport Facility has minimal if any shipyards and can only perform extremely limited repair work.
  • This facility has many skilled personnel who can perform minor repair work.
  • This facility has refueling infrastructure and limited refining capabilities. One may purchase unrefined fuel here.
  • Starports of this class very rarely have both a Lowport and a Highport.

World technology level[edit]

Kull 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]

Kull 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.

References & Contributors / Sources[edit]

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