Dust (Ha 1134) (world)

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Dust/Foralin (Far Home 1134)
Classic Era (1115)
C330243-8
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size3 Small (4,800 km, 0.24g - 0.34g)
Atmosphere3 Vacuum (very thin)
Hydrographics0 Desert World 0%
Population2 Low (800)
Government4 Representative Democracy
Law3 Low Law (no automatic weapons)
Tech Level8 Pre-Stellar (superconductors)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary M4 V
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 0
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Dust is a poor, low-population desert world with a population less than 10,000 sophonts in population size.


Astrography and Planetology

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

Monostellar System

Dust Monostellar System
Star Name Hierarchy Color Classification Remarks
Dust Primary Red M4 V


System Data

Evish-Dust System

The primary is Evish, an ordinary red main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 0.0136 Sols, a mass of 0.3626 Sols, and a diameter of 551,000 km.(I) Dust, designated the mainworld, (II) a trace atmosphere worldlet, (III) an exotic atmosphere bigworld, and (VI) a dense icy planetoid belt form the outer system – orbital positions (IV) and (V) are empty. The bigworld retains satellites.

Mainworld Data

(I) Dust

(I) Dust is designated the mainworld. It orbits Evish at a mean distance of 0.14 AU (20.9 million km), within the habitable zone. It has an orbital period of 31 days 19 hours: it is tidally locked to Evish. The axial tilt is 87 degrees. Dust has a diameter of 4,577 km, a density of 3.61 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.24 G. Tidal stresses generated by the gravitational pull of Evish cause frequent geological activity. Its atmosphere is rated as Very Thin, with a mean surface pressure of 0.33 bar and a composition of 77% nitrogen (N2), 21% abiotic oxygen (O2), 1% argon (Ar), and 1% water vapor (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), ozone (O3), neon (Ne) and other trace gases. Dust is a desert world: less than 1% of the surface is covered in lakes of water kept liquid by geothermal activity. Mean surface temperature: -63°C. The climate is rated as Very Cold and is static, with no seasonal changes during the local year. The atmosphere is slow and minor weather systems driven by the star drift across the globe.

Mainworld Geography and Topography

Total surface area: 66 million km².

  • The oxygen in the atmosphere is abiotic in origin, produced by the photocatalytic reaction between UV energy radiating from the star and titanium dioxide (TiO2), which is found in surface minerals such as ilmenite.
  • Dust is a Twilight Zone World.
  • The world experiences libration, which causes the star to move in the sky and periodically rise and fall above the horizon in the twilight region.

Native Lifeforms

Evish-Dust System

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

History & Background (Dossier)

No information yet available.

World starport

Dust 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

Dust 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

Dust has a Representative Democracy government.

  • It is a government by elected representatives.
  • The typical power source of this government is a Republic.
  • The typical power structure of this government is a Unitary State .

World military

No information yet available.

World economy

No information yet available.

Trade data

No information yet available.

World demographics

No information yet available.

World culture

No information yet available.

Historical data

No information yet available.

World timeline

No information yet available.

UWP listing

No information yet available.

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