Asharias (world)

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Asharias/Loran (Halcyon 1920)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
AtmosphereB Exotic (corrosive)
Hydrographics3 Wet World 30%
Population3 Low (1 thousand)
Government1 Company/Corporation
Law2 Low Law (no energy weapons)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary F7 V
Planetoid Belts 2
Gas Giants 3
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Asharias is a low-population fluid world with a population less than 10,000 sophonts in population size.

Astrography and Planetology[edit]

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

Monostellar System[edit]

Asharias Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Asharias Primary Yellow-White F7 V

System Data[edit]

Complest-Asharias System[edit]

The primary is Complest, an ordinary yellow-white main sequence star with a luminosity of 2.584 Sols, a mass of 1.196 Sols, and a diameter of 1.742 million km. The inner system consists of (I) a vacuum worldlet, (II) a trace atmosphere inner world, (III) a corrosive atmosphere inferno world, and (IV) a very thin atmosphere hospitable world. (V) a dense atmosphere stormworld orbits within the habitable zone. (VI) Asharias, designated the mainworld, (VII) a dense stony planetoid belt, (VIII) a small gas giant, (IX) a ringed large gas giant, (X) a sparse icy planetoid belt, and (XI) a small ice giant form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(VI) Asharias[edit]

(VI) Asharias is designated the mainworld. It orbits Complest at a mean distance of 2.92 AU (436.8 million km), within the outer system. It has an orbital period of 4 years 206 days and a rotation period of 28.5 hours. The axial tilt is 31 degrees. Asharias has a diameter of 9,937 km, a density of 5.74 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.81 G. The world is geologically active. Its atmosphere is rated as Corrosive, with a mean surface pressure of 75.8 bar and a composition of 92% carbon dioxide (CO2), 6% nitrogen (N2), 1% azane (NH3), and 1% sulfur dioxide (SO2), argon (Ar), carbon monoxide (CO), neon (Ne), hydrogen (H2), helium (He) and other trace gases. Approximately 26% of the surface is covered in seas of liquid hydrocarbons (principally methane, butane, and propane) kept fluid by the extreme atmospheric pressure and low temperatures: average tidal ranges exceed 0.3m. Mean surface temperature: -58°C. The atmosphere is dynamic and strong weather systems driven by the star and the seas sweep across the globe. The climate is seasonal.


Asharias retains a single natural satellite, a corrosive atmosphere inferno world named Ranor:

(VIa) Ranor (UWP Y4B0000-0, orbiting at 11 Diameters/110,000 km)

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 310 million km², Land surface area: 236 million km², Fluid surface area: 74 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

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

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Asharias 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]

Asharias possesses a Technology Level of TL–8.

  • Common Communication technologies for this TL include: Fiber optics, improved telephones, and satellite communication and data networks.
  • Common Power Generation technologies for this TL include: Improved geothermal and improved batteries.
  • Common Transportation technologies for this TL include:
    • Land: Advanced automobiles.
    • Water: Triphibians and early artificial gills.
    • Air: Improved helicopters and hypersonic jets.
    • Space: Space shuttles, early space stations, and improved interplanetary spacecraft.

World government[edit]

Asharias has a Corporate or Company government.

  • Government is by a company managerial elite and citizens are typically company employees.
  • The typical power source of this government is an Oligarchy.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Hegemony.

World military[edit]

No information yet available.

World economy[edit]

No information yet available.

Trade data[edit]

No information yet available.

World demographics[edit]

Population 1,000

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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