Quivu (world)

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Quivu/Demon's Eye (Far Home 0926)
Classic Era (1115)
C433421-7
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size4 Small (6,400 km, 0.32g - 0.46g)
Atmosphere3 Vacuum (very thin)
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population4 Moderate (50 thousand)
Government2 Participating Democracy
Law1 Low Law (no explosives, poison gas)
Tech Level7 Pre-Stellar (electronics)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K7 V
Planetoid Belts 0
Gas Giants 1
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Jump map from Travellermap.com [1]

Quivu is a poor, nonindustrial world.

  • As a nonindustrial world, it requires extensive imports of outside technology to maintain a modern, star-faring society. The need to import most manufactured and high technology goods drives the price of these goods up in the open market.
  • This world has few prospects for economic development.
  • It is a Non-Aligned world dominated by human sophonts located in the Demon's Eye Subsector of Far Home Sector.


Astrography and Planetology[edit]

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

Monostellar System[edit]

Quivu Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Quivu Primary Orange K7 V


System Data[edit]

Melana-Quivu System[edit]

The primary is Melana, an ordinary orange main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 0.064 Sols, a mass of 0.5376 Sols, and a diameter of 778,000 km. (I) Quivu orbits within the habitable zone and is designated the mainworld. (II) a very thin atmosphere hospitable world, (III) an exotic atmosphere bigworld, (IV) a ringed large gas giant, and (V) a vacuum iceworld form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(I) Quivu[edit]

(I) Quivu is designated the mainworld. It orbits Melana at a mean distance of 0.29 AU (43.4 million km), within the habitable zone. It has an orbital period of 77 days 291 hours: it is tidally locked to Melana. The axial tilt is 10 degrees. Quivu has a diameter of 5,907 km, a density of 5.33 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.45 G. Tidal stresses generated by the gravitational pull of Melana cause frequent geological activity. Its atmosphere is rated as Very Thin, with a mean surface pressure of 0.37 bar and a composition of 80% nitrogen (N2), 19% oxygen (O2), and 1% argon (Ar), water vapor (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), ozone (O3), neon (Ne) and other trace gases. Approximately 28% of the surface is covered in seas of liquid water: average tidal ranges exceed 0.3m. Mean surface temperature: -2°C. The climate is rated as Cold and is static, with no seasonal changes during the local year. The atmosphere is slow and minor weather systems driven by the star and the seas drift across the globe.

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 110 million km², Land surface area: 79 million km², Water surface area: 31 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Melana-Quivu System[edit]

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

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

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Quivu has a routine quality starport.

  • A Class-C Starport Facility has minimal if any shipyards and can only perform extremely limited repair work.
  • This facility has many very skilled personnel who can perform surprisingly sophisticated repair work despite the limited facilities.
  • This facility has refueling infrastructure and limited refining capabilities. One may purchase unrefined fuel here.
  • Starports of this class rarely have both a Lowport and a Highport.

World technology level[edit]

Quivu possesses a Technology Level of TL–7.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Early video and early satellite communication networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Early fuel cells, solar energy, and geothermal power sources.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Improved automobiles, hovercraft, and bullet trains.
    • Water: Hydrofoils and early triphibians.
    • Air: Hang gliders and supersonic jets.
    • Space: Deep space probes and interplanetary spacecraft.

World government[edit]

Quivu has a Participatory Democracy government.

  • It is a government by advice and consent of the citizen.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Democracy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Unitary State.

World military[edit]

No information yet available.

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.

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