Quarin (world)

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Quarin/Sena (Halcyon 1023)
Classic Era (1115)
D797775-1
StarportD Poor: No Construction, Minor Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size7 Medium (11,200 km, 0.70g - 0.94g)
Atmosphere9 Dense (tainted)
Hydrographics7 Wet World 70%
Population7 Moderate (70 million)
Government7 Balkanization
Law5 Moderate Law (no concealable weapons)
Tech Level1 Pre-Industrial (bronze, iron)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F0 V M3 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 4
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Quarin is a preindustrial, agricultural world.

Astrography and Planetology[edit]

No information yet available.

Binary Solar System[edit]

Quarin Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Quarin Primary Primary Yellow-White F0 V
Quarin Companion Secondary Red M3 V Lying 3200 AU from primary


System Data[edit]

Ravasa-Quarin System[edit]

The primary is Ravasa, an ordinary white main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 8.1 Sols, a mass of 1.7 Sols, and a diameter of 2.366 million km. The inner system consists of (I) a vacuum worldlet, (II) a vacuum inner world, (III) a corrosive atmosphere inferno world, and (IV) an ocean-covered dense atmosphere stormworld. (V) Quarin orbits within the habitable zone and is designated the mainworld. (VI) a sparse rocky planetoid belt, (VI) a ringed small gas giant, (VII) a large gas giant, (VIII) a trace atmosphere radworld, and (IX) a ringed large gas giant form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Haille Subsystem[edit]

The companion is Haille, an ordinary red main sequence star that lies approximately 3200 AU from Rastar. It has a luminosity of 0.0202 Sols, a mass of 0.3942 Sols, and a diameter of 604,000 km. (I) a small gas giant forms the outer system. The gas giant retains satellites.

(VI) Quarin[edit]

(VI) Quarin is designated the mainworld. It orbits primary at a mean distance of 2.7 AU (404 million km), within the habitable zone. It has an orbital period of 3 years 147 days and a rotation period of 26.5 hours. The axial tilt is 31 degrees. Quarin has a diameter 10,958 km, a density of 5.79 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.9 G. The world is geologically active. Its atmosphere is rated as Dense, Tainted, with a mean surface pressure of 1.85 bar and a composition of 80% nitrogen, 19% oxygen, and 1% argon, water vapour, carbon dioxide, neon and other trace gases. The atmospheric taint is caused by high concentrations of pollens that trigger allergic responses. Approximately 73% of the surface is covered in oceans of liquid water: average tidal ranges exceed 0.5m. Mean surface temperature: 18°C. The atmosphere is dynamic and strong weather systems driven by the star and the oceans scour the surface. The climate is seasonal.

Satellites[edit]

Quarin retains two natural satellites, a very thin atmosphere marginally hospitable world named Archell and a cratered vacuum worldlet named Landen:

(VIa) Archell (UWP Y410000-0, orbiting Quarin at 45 Diameters/489,000 km)
(VIb) Landen (UWP Y200000-0, orbiting Quarin at 55 Diameters/602,000 km)

Mainworld geography and topography[edit]

Total surface area: 377 million km², Water surface area: 275 million km², Land surface area: 102 million km². There are two major continental groupings, the smaller in the northern hemisphere and the larger straddling the equator and extending far into the southern hemisphere. Large islands and extensive archipelagos dot the oceans. The climate is generally temperate, with a mean surface temperature of around 18ºC. Weather patterns tend to be powerful and violent, with spectacular electrical storms. Extensive icecaps cover the polar regions.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

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

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Quarin 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]

Quarin possesses a Technology Level of TL–1.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Runners or beast relay and long distance signaling such as the heliograph and semaphore.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Muscle power and water wheels.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Riding animals, rickshaws, carts or other creature-drawn wheeled vehicles.
    • Water: Rowed galleys and early sailing vessels.
    • Air: Typically not available unless a bodily ability or ride-able flying beasts available.

World government[edit]

Quarin has a Balkanized government.

  • No central ruling authority exists. Rival governments compete for control.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Balkanization.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Confederation (Anarchy).

World military[edit]

No information yet available.

World economy[edit]

  • Resources: 7 (Few)
  • Labor: 6 (Millions)
  • Infrastructure: 6 (Limited)
  • Efficiency: −2 (Fair)

Trade data[edit]

No information yet available.

World demographics[edit]

Population 72,100,000

Urbanization[edit]

No information yet available.

World culture[edit]

  • Homogeneity: 8 (Discordant)
  • Acceptance: 6 (Aloof)
  • Strangeness: 10
  • Symbols: 5

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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