Taranil (world)

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Taranil/Irikusk (Far Home 0424)
Classic Era (1115)
X655000-0
StarportX No Starport
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
Atmosphere5 Thin
Hydrographics5 Wet World 50%
Population0 Barren (0)
Government0 No Government structure
Law0 No Law
Tech Level0 Pre-Industrial (primitive)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary K1 V D
Planetoid Belts 3
Gas Giants 1
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Taranil is a barren garden world with no overt population, government, or law level.


Astrography and Planetology[edit]

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

Binary Solar System[edit]

Taranil Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Taranil Primary Primary Orange K1 V None
Taranil Companion Secondary White Dwarf D 0.24 AU from primary


System Data[edit]

Devian-Aberra-Taranil System[edit]

The primary is Devian, 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 companion is Aberra, a dwarf star. It has a luminosity of 0.00003 Sols, a mass of 1.11 Sols, and a diameter of 8,500 km. The two stars have a mean separation of 0.24 AU (35.9 million km) and orbit a barycenter located at 0.17 AU (25.4 million km) and have an orbital period around one another of 4 days 22 hours. Orbital positions (I) and (II) are unavailable due to the presence of the companion star. (III) Taranil orbits within the habitable zone and is designated the mainworld. (IV-I) an exotic atmosphere hospitable world, (IV-II) a sparse stony planetoid belt, (V) an exotic atmosphere bigworld, (VI) a sparse icy planetoid belt, (VII-I) a trace atmosphere iceworld, (VII-II) a ringed very large gas giant, and (VIII) a dense icy planetoid belt form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(III) Taranil[edit]

(III) Taranil is designated the mainworld. It orbits Devian and Aberra at a mean distance of 0.72 AU (107.7 million km), within the habitable zone. It has an orbital period of 162 days 14 hours and a rotation period of 13 days 5 hours. The axial tilt is 31 degrees. Taranil has a diameter of 9,813 km, a density of 6.29 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.88 G. The world is geologically active. Its atmosphere is rated as Thin, with a mean surface pressure of 0.73 bar and a composition of 77% nitrogen (N2), 21% abiotic oxygen (O2), 1% argon (Ar), and 1% xenon (Xe), water vapor (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), ozone (O3), neon (Ne) and other trace gases. Approximately 64% of the surface is covered in seas of liquid water: average tidal ranges exceed 0.3m. Mean surface temperature: 23°C. The atmosphere is active and strong weather systems driven by the star and the oceans sweep across the globe. The climate is seasonal.

Satellites[edit]

Taranil retains two natural satellites, a cratered vacuum worldlet named Anomaly and an extremely dense vacuum worldlet named Monolith:

(IIIa) Anomaly (UWP Y100000-0, orbiting at 35 Diameters/345,000 km)
(IIIb) Monolith (UWP YS00000-0, orbiting at 75 Diameters/740,000 km)

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 303 million km², Land surface area: 194 million km², Water surface area: 109 million km².

  • The oxygen in the atmosphere is abiotic in origin, produced by the photocatalytic reaction between the [extremely] high levels of UV energy radiating from the star and titanium dioxide (TiO2), which is found in surface minerals such as ilmenite.

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Devian-Aberra-Taranil System[edit]

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

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Taranil does not have a starport.

  • The world has no shipyard and no facilities to for repair.
  • This facility has no refueling infrastructure and can provide no fuel. Visiting craft must seek their own fuel supplies.

World technology level[edit]

Taranil possesses a Technology Level of TL–0.

  • These worlds often contain a Proto-Sophont species beginning to establish a nascent civilization and society.
  • This world is in its Alpha Period and has not yet been interfered with by a higher technology civilization.
  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Bodily communicative apparati, courier-runners, and smoke signals.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Bodily muscle.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Bodily locomotion, riding beasts, and litters or sedan chairs.
    • Water: Swimming, rafts, and canoes.
    • Air: Typically not available unless a bodily ability.

World government[edit]

Taranil has no well-defined government structure.

  • In many cases, tribal, clan or family bonds predominate.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Pantocracy or Chaos.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Confederation (Anarchy).

World military[edit]

No information yet available.

World economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade data[edit]

No information yet available.

World Demographics[edit]

As far as is known, Taranil is unpopulated.

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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