Vland (system)

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Vland System
Vland/Vland 1717
Position Distance Name UWP
Primary 'Urakkalan' 'F8 V'
0 0.2 AU - (Empty Orbit)
1 0.4 AU Sagadir Y100000-0
2 0.7 AU Umiggash Y500000-0
1 35   * Dinnika' Y400000-0
3 1.0 AU Khamiur Belt F00026C-E
4 1.6 AU Vland A967A9A-F
1 12   * Irukka' G42422C-E
2 35   * Gashema' F43456C-F
3 50   * Kalaguur' H7A2220-E
5 2.0 AU - (Empty Orbit)
6 5.2 AU Lirshaia Y400000-0
1 45   * Agu' YS00000-0
7 10 AU Bikamakhu Y523000-0
1 5   * Kaniirer' Y100000-0
8 19.6 AU Luukad F9A466B-F

The worlds of the Vland system, home of the branch of Humaniti known as the Vilani, revolve around Urakkalan, a yellow-white main sequence star both hotter and brighter then Sol.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

No information yet available.

The Inner System[edit]

Sagadir, Umiggash, and Umiggahs's large moon, Dinnika remain undeveloped balls of rock. These worlds rare rarely visited, being on interest only to scientists. Umiggash and Dinnika are somewhat unusual, as their similarity in size almost makes them a double-planet system.

The resources in the Khamiur Belt were mostly mined out by the start of the Interstellar Wars. Prospecting efforts continue, however, in a search for other, less valuable deposits.

Vland's moons[edit]

Vland has three natural satellites; innermost Irukka, well-colonized Gashema, and large, distant Kalaguur. The combined illumination provided by these three moons make dark nights virtually unknown. When all three moons are full, the nigh time light level makes outdoor reading possible without artificial aid.

  • Irukka ia barren ball of rock orbiting roughly 170,000 km from Vland. A small corporate mining and fueling station is maintained here, along with a government-operated weather surveillance post. The latter installation coordinates information from thousands of weather satellites circling Vland in geostationary orbits.
  • Gashema is marginally habitable with its thin atmosphere and significant amount of free water. Orbiting Vland at a distance 550,000 km, Gashema supports a thriving colony, a psychohistorical research station, and a military base - The operational headquarters of Vland's COACC.
  • Kalaquur is a large satellite, nearly large enough to be a twin planet. A distant 720,000 km from Vland, Kalaquur is seldom visited. Its atmosphere - rich with sulfur compounds - is poisonous, and the only local settlement is a small corporate mining colony.

The Outer System[edit]

Lirshala is a barren, uninhabited world. Lishala's small moon, Aga, is equally barren.

Next out from Lirshala is Bikamakku, noteworthy only for its thin atmosphere and sizable ice caps. Bikamakhu has one satellite, Kaniirer, in irregular body pockmarked with craters.

Luukad is the outermost world in the Vland system. Beneath its dense methane atmosphere lie the majorigy of in-system naval facilities, including a capable shipyard. Despite Luukad's hostile environment, over three million people make their homes there.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

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