Masaquan (world)

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Masaquan/Parsalax (Extent 0234)
Classic Era (1115)
Starport? Error in Starport Decode
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
Atmosphere6 Standard
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population? Error in Population Decode
Government? Error in Government Decode
Law? Error in Law Decode
Tech Level? Error in Tech Decode
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G8 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 3
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Astrography and Planetology[edit]

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

Monostellar System[edit]

Masaquan Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Masaquan Primary Yellow G8 V

System Data[edit]

Masaquan System[edit]

The primary is an unnamed ordinary yellow main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 0.52 Sols, a mass of 0.871 Sols, and a diameter of 1.264 million km. The inner system consists of (I) a vacuum worldlet, and (II) a corrosive atmosphere inferno world. (III) Masaquan orbits within the habitable zone and is designated the mainworld. (IV) a very thin atmosphere hospitable world, (V) a ringed large gas giant, (VI) a sparse stony planetoid belt, (VII) a large gas giant, (VIII) a small gas giant form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(III) Masaquan[edit]

(III) Masaquan is designated the mainworld. It orbits the primary at a mean distance of 0.67 AU (100.3 million km), within the habitable zone. It has an orbital period of 214 days 15 hours and a rotation period of 22.5 hours. The axial tilt is 25 degrees. Masaquan has a diameter of 10,133 km, a density of 5.68 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.82 G. The world is geologically active. Its atmosphere is rated as Standard, with a mean surface pressure of 0.99 bar and a composition of 79% nitrogen (N2), 20% oxygen (O2), and 1% argon (Ar), water vapor (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), neon (Ne) and other trace gases. Approximately 71% of the surface is covered in seas of liquid water: average tidal ranges exceed 0.3m. Mean surface temperature: 17°C. The atmosphere is dynamic and strong weather systems driven by the star and the oceans sweep across the globe. The climate is seasonal.


Masaquan retains a single natural satellite, a thin atmosphere hospitable world named Narsix:

(IIIa) Narsix (known UWP ?444???-?, orbiting at 25 Diameters/255,000 km)

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 323 million km², Water surface area: 229 million km², Land surface area: 94 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Masaquan, the mainworld, has extensive, abundant native life, with complex organisms inhabiting every ecological niche. Their metabolic functions drive the process of atmospheric renewal.

  • Narsix, Masaquan's hospitable moon, has extensive native life, consisting of microscopic organisms, stromatolite-parallels and primitive flora that can be found in almost every ecological niche. Their metabolic functions drive the process of atmospheric renewal.

The cold marginally hospitable world lying in orbital position (IV) has primitive native life, consisting entirely of microscopic cyanobacteria-parallels that exist in any location where they can find even a minimal trace of shelter and warmth. Their metabolic functions maintain the process of atmospheric renewal.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Masaquan system has been studied by the Local Astrographical Survey Project, a part of the Astronomy Department of the University of Selasia.

World starport[edit]

The Masaquan system has no listed Starport data.

World technology level[edit]

The Masaquan system has no listed Technology Level data.

World government[edit]

The Masaquan system has no listed Government data.

World military[edit]

No information yet available.

World economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade data[edit]

No information yet available.

World demographics[edit]

The Masaquan system has no listed Population data.

World culture[edit]

No information yet available.

Historical data[edit]

No information yet available.

World timeline[edit]

No information yet available.

UWP listing[edit]

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