Lurammish (world)

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Lurammish/Caledon (Reaver's Deep 2320)
Classic Era (1115)
C512755-9
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere1 Vacuum (trace)
Hydrographics2 Dry World 20%
Population7 Moderate (80 million)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law5 Moderate Law (no concealable weapons)
Tech Level9 Early Stellar (fusion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F6 V M5 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 0
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Lurammish is an icy, non-agricultural and preindustrial world, whose surface is ice-capped and with nearly all of its water frozen.

Description / Astrography & Planetology[edit]

The world is part of the Khakhan Track.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Lurammish Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Lurammish Primary Primary Yellow-White F6 V "Gurumashi"
Lurammish Companion Secondary Red M5 V "Mashakim"


System Data[edit]

Primary: Close binary system. Gurumashi, spectral class M3III. ICN S4G0710M3III. Mass, 6.96 standard. Stellar diameter, 162 standard. Luminosity, 1556 standard. Mashakim, spectral class M0V. ICN S4G0710M0V Mass, 0.489 standard. Stellar diameter, 0.549 standard. Luminosity 0.04 standard.

Planetary System: Eleven major bodies. One inhabited world (Lurammish, IX). No gas giants in system. No planetoid belt in system.

IX Lurammish: Mean orbital radius 7629.6 million kilometers (51 AU). Period, 48,742.6 days (133.45 standard years). One satellites. Diameter, 9309 kilometers. Density, 1.04 standard. Mass, 0.254 standard. Mean surface gravity, 65 G. Rotation period: 25 hours, 10 minutes, 53 seconds. Axial inclination, 3°23'10.2". Albedo, 0.23. Surface atmospheric pressure, 0.08 atm. Composition, carbon dioxide-nitrogen mix. Oxygen supply and pressure gear required outside colony complex. Hydrographic percentage, 25%; composition, water-ice. Mean surface temperature, -20°C.

Mainworld Data[edit]

Remarks: Lurammish is an unattractive world orbiting a class M subgiant (and a smaller companion) at a distance of over 7 billion kilometers. It is an unpleasant place, with a trace atmosphere and an unpleasantly cold surface temperature. Nonetheless, it supports a sizable colony. Originally Lurammish was a rather small mining community, but it has grown over the four centuries since it was settled to become a substantial frontier settlement.

The reason for the success of the colony is the presence of large lanthanum deposits. The abundance of lanthanum ore on Lurammish has made the colony wealthy.

Mainworld Atmosphere[edit]

Lurammish has a pressure of less than 0.1 atmospheres, which requires the use of a vacc suit.

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

No information yet available.

Mainworld Map[edit]

No information yet available.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

Point of Interest: Lurammish Arcologies[edit]

The Lurammish colony is concentrated in a cluster of large arcologies, huge buildings housing over half a million people each. For the hostile environment of the world, the arcologies are a logical solution to problems of life support, housing, and similar considerations.

  • Each arcology is individually ruled through a caste hierarchy of technicians and administrators, with a network of duties and obligations reminiscent of feudal ties of fealty.
  • The overall world government is conducted by a grand council representing each individual arcology in an essentially democratic form of government, but the grand council makes decisions only when the outcomes are to effect more than one community.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Up until recently, all mining on Lurammish was conducted by locals and exported; within the past decade however, Ling-Standard Products has begun exerting pressure to operate lanthanum mines independently, a move which threatens the planetary economy. In response to protests and cross-claims of sabotage and harassment, the IISS Scout Base recently underwent expansion to provide barracks for a battalion of Marine peacekeepers. This seems to have diluted, at least temporarily, the buildup of tension.

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