Luushakaan (world)

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Luushakaan/Drexilthar (Reaver's Deep 2021)
Classic Era (1115)
D541513-4
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics1 Dry World 10%
Population5 Moderate (800 thousand)
Government1 Company/Corporation
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech Level4 Industrial (combustion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M0 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 1
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Luushakaan is a poor, nonindustrial hellworld with a population struggling to survive in an inhospitable environment.


Description (Astrography & Planetology)[edit]

No information yet available.

Monostellar System[edit]

Luushakaan Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Luushakaan Primary Red M0 V None


System Data[edit]

Primary: Flicker, spectral class M1V. ICN S4K0401M1V. Mass 0.457 standard. Stellar diameter 0.511 standard. Luminosity 0.033 standard.

Planetary System: One major body. One Inhabited world (Luushakaan, I). One planetoid belt In system.

Mainworld Data[edit]

I Luushakaan:;; Mean orbital radius, 23.9 million kilometers (0.16 AU). Period, 34.58 days ... No satellites ... Diameter, 9,430 kilometers. Density, 1.04. Mass, 0.254 standard. Mean surface gravity, 0.65 G. Rotation period: none (tidal lock with primary). Axial Inclination, 10°4'14.1" Albedo, .39 ... Surface atmospheric pressure, 0.50atm; composition, standard oxygen-nitrogen mix with sulphur and sulphur compound taints. Requires filter mask for atmospheric breathing. Hydrographic percentage, 14%; composition, frozen water-ice. Mean surface temperature, -18°C

Mainworld Geography & Topography[edit]

Remarks: Occupying the inner orbit around its dim red sun, Luushakaan is a cold, dismal world. The average air temperature never rises above 0°C, and is frequently far below that. Some heat is provided by the several active volcanoes found in the vicinity of the world's only major settlement, but this only adds to the hazards of survival on the planet.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Luushakaan, like many other worlds in the subsector, is primarily a mining settlement. The planet is under the control of the Imperial megacorporation Sternmetal Horizons, LIC, which administers the government of the planet as well as running the mining operations.

Despite its dismal appearance and miserable climate, Luushakaan is a hot property. Extensive deposits of radioactives and other worthwhile minerals have made it an excellent investment for Sternmetal and the source of considerable jealousy among rival companies. In recent months, the world has been the object of several tradewar raids by an unknown but evidently strong assailant. Evidence has pointed strongly towards Delgado Trading, LIC, as the culprit, and Sternmetal has launched two minor retaliatory attacks against Delgado operations in the Cassandra Belt (Reaver's Deep 1924) as a result.

World Starport[edit]

Luushakaan 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]

No information yet available.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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