Mazeer (world)

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Mazeer/Nisor (Far Home 2912)
Classic Era (1115)
E544558-4
StarportE Frontier - no facilities
Size5 Medium (8,000 km, 0.40g - 0.57g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics4 Wet World 40%
Population5 Moderate (400 thousand)
Government5 Feudal Technocracy
Law8 High Law (controlled blades)
Tech Level4 Industrial (combustion)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K1 V M4 VI
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 2
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Mazeer is an agricultural, nonindustrial world still lacking adequate means to expand its economy.


Astrography and Planetology[edit]

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

Binary Solar System[edit]

Mazeer Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Mazeer Primary Primary Orange K1 V
Mazeer Companion Secondary Red M4 VI 21.2 AU from primary


System Data[edit]

Erales-Mazeer System[edit]

The primary is Erales, an ordinary orange main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 0.352 Sols, a mass of 0.774 Sols, and a diameter of 1.168 million km. The inner system consists of (I) a corrosive atmosphere inferno world, and (II) a very thin atmosphere hospitable world. (III) Mazeer orbits within the habitable zone and is designated the mainworld. (IV) a vacuum worldlet, (V-I) a small gas giant, and (V-II) a small ice giant form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Versatil Subsystem[edit]

The companion is Versatil, a red subdwarf star that orbits Erales at a mean distance of 21.2 AU (orbital position (IX), 3.17 billion km) and has an orbital period of 111 years. It has a luminosity of 0.0038 Sols, a mass of 0.114 Sols, and a diameter of 167,000 km. (I) a vacuum worldlet, (II) a trace atmosphere iceworld, and (III) an exotic atmosphere bigworld form the outer system. All of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(III) Mazeer[edit]

(III) Mazeer is designated the mainworld. It orbits Erales at a mean distance of 0.59 AU (88.3 million km), within the habitable zone. It has an orbital period of 188 days 4 hours and a rotation period of 63 hours. The axial tilt is 23 degrees. Mazeer has a diameter of 8,645 km, a density of 4.22 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.52 G. The world is geologically active. Its atmosphere is rated as Thin, Tainted, with a mean surface pressure of 0.52 bar and a composition of 83% nitrogen (N2), 15% oxygen (O2), 1% argon (Ar), and 1% carbon dioxide (CO2), water vapor (H2O), radon (Rn), neon (Ne) and other trace gases. The taint is caused by the low percentage of atmospheric oxygen and the presence of radioactive gases: radiation levels exceed 0.5 rads per hour. Approximately 38% of the surface is covered in seas of liquid water: average tidal ranges exceed 0.3m. Mean surface temperature: 37°C. The atmosphere is active and strong weather systems driven by the star and the seas work across the globe. The climate is seasonal.

Satellite[edit]

Mazeer retains a single natural satellite, a trace atmosphere worldlet named Ardent:

(IIIa) Ardent (UWP Y310000-0, orbiting at 25 Diameters/215,000 km)

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 235 million km², Land surface area: 146 million km², Water surface area: 89 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Erales-Mazeer System[edit]

The hot marginally hospitable world lying in orbital position (II) (within the H– region of the inner system) 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 moisture. Their metabolic functions maintain the process of atmospheric renewal.

Mazeer, the mainworld, 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. These organisms are gradually changing the the density and composition of the atmosphere.

The small gas giant lying in orbital position (V-I) (within the outer system) has jovionoid lifeforms within its atmosphere.

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

Versatil Subsystem[edit]

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

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Mazeer is a member of the ANMaN Worlds.

World starport[edit]

Mazeer has a frontier quality starport.

World technology level[edit]

Mazeer possesses a Technology Level of TL–4.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Telephone and telegraphs, widespread printing.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early electricity, hydrocarbon internal combustion.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Trains and early automobiles.
    • Water: Clippers and steam ships.
    • Air: Dirigibles, balloons, very basic rockets.

World government[edit]

Mazeer has a Feudal Technocracy government.

  • It is a government by specific individuals for those who agree to be ruled. Relationships are based on the performance of technical activities which are mutually-beneficial.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.

World Military[edit]

Peoples Liberation Army

Mazeer Loyal Militia

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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