Lansote (world)

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Lansote/Demon's Eye (Far Home 1329)
Classic Era (1115)
StarportC Routine: No Construction, Major Repair, Unrefined fuel
Size6 Medium (9,600 km, 0.60g - 0.81g)
Atmosphere4 Thin (tainted)
Hydrographics6 Wet World 60%
Population6 Moderate ( million)
Government8 Civil Service Bureaucracy
Law7 Moderate Law (no firearms)
Tech Level5 Industrial (mass production)
See also UWP
System Details
Primary G8 V M6 VI
Planetoid Belts 1
Gas Giants 3

Lansote is an agricultural, nonindustrial world still lacking adequate means to expand its economy.

Astrography and Planetology[edit]

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

Binary Solar System[edit]

Lansote Binary Star System
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)

G8 V

Primary Main Sequence 0.871 4300 - 5300 0.52
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00846 0.05981 0.57 - 0.93 0.846 8.46
Orbit #  *  * 2 2 7
Star Name Hierarchy Category Mass (Sol) Temp (K) Luminosity (Sol)


Secondary Main Sequence 0.0925 2000 - 2800 0.002
Unit Diameter Min Distance Hab Zone Jump Shadow M-Drive Limit
AU 0.00085 0.00323 0.03 - 0.05 0.085 0.85
Orbit #  *  *  *  * 2
orbits primary at 2.84 AU

System Data[edit]

Karvor-Lansote System[edit]

The primary is Karvor, an ordinary yellow main sequence star. It has a luminosity of 0.52 Sols, a mass of 0.871 Sols, and a diameter of 1.264 million km. The inner system consists of (I) a trace atmosphere inner world, and (II) a corrosive atmosphere inferno world. (III-I) an exotic atmosphere stormworld, and (III-II) Lansote, designated the mainworld, have a shared orbit within the habitable zone. Orbital positions (IV) through (VIII) are unavailable due to the presence of the companion star. (IX) a ringed large gas giant, and (X) a sparse icy planetoid belt form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Jorikov Subsystem[edit]

The companion is Jorikov, a dim red subdwarf star that orbits Karvor at a mean distance of 2.84 AU (orbital position (VI), 424.9 million km) and an orbital period of 5 years 47 days. It has a luminosity of 0.00152 Sols, a mass of 0.093 Sols, and a diameter of 127,000 km. (I) a trace atmosphere worldlet, (II) a small gas giant, and (III) a small ice giant form the outer system. Many of the worlds retain satellites.

Mainworld Data[edit]

(III-II) Lansote[edit]

(III-II) Lansote is designated the mainworld. It orbits Karvor at a mean distance of 0.83 AU (124.2 million km), the outer of two worlds that orbit within the habitable zone. It has an orbital period of 295 days 22 hours and a rotation period of 16.5 hours. The axial tilt is 17 degrees. Lansote has a diameter of 9,923 km, a density of 4.31 g/cm³, and a surface gravity of 0.61 G. The world is geologically inert. Its atmosphere is rated as Thin, Tainted, with a mean surface pressure of 0.58 bar and a composition of 83% nitrogen (N2), 16% oxygen (O2), and 1% argon (Ar), water vapor (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), neon (Ne) and other trace gases. The taint is caused by both the low percentage of atmospheric oxygen and trace airborne contaminants of organic origin that produce a psychological response in humans, inducing symptoms of depression and anxiety. Approximately 64% of the surface is covered in oceans of liquid water: average tidal ranges exceed 0.4m. Mean surface temperature: -4°C. The climate is rated as Cold and experiences minor seasonal changes during the local year. The atmosphere is active and moderate weather systems driven by the star and the oceans drive across the globe.

Mainworld Geography and Topography[edit]

Total surface area: 309 million km², Water surface area: 198 million km², Land surface area: 111 million km².

Native Lifeforms[edit]

Karvor-Lansote System[edit]

Despite the relatively marginal conditions Lansote has native life, entirely consisting of extremophile single-celled cyanobacteria-equivalents that can be found in any ecological niche that provides energy, moisture and shelter. Their metabolic functions drive the process of atmospheric renewal.

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

Jorikov Subsystem[edit]

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

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

No information yet available.

World starport[edit]

Lansote has a Class C Starport, an average quality installation which includes amenities including unrefined fuel for starships, some brokerage services for passengers and cargo, and a variety of ship provisions. There is a shipyard capable of doing maintenance and other kinds of repair. Ports of this classification generally have only a downport, unless this is a trade port or system with an hostile environment mainworld.

World technology level[edit]

Lansote possesses a Technology Level of TL–5.

World government[edit]

Lansote is governed by a Civil Service Bureaucracy. The leadership of the government is another form (democracy, dictatorship, oligarchy), but the bureaucracy leadership influences policy. The government leadership may select the bureaucracy leadership, but not its membership. Usually the governmental leadership is divided, or incapable of setting policy and the bureaucracy provides a stabilizing influence. The bureaucracy may be the full government bureaucracy or a section with limited jurisdiction but considerable influence like the military.

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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