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Unukalhai neighbouring systems
Unukalhai neighbouring systems
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -46.273 : 69.75[e]
Spectral class K2V[1]
Planets 12[1]

Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)

Orbital view
Orbital view
System position 5[1]
Jump point
5 days[1]
Moons 2 (Xela, Yordana)[1]
Surface gravity 1.21[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Tainted)[1]
Equatorial temperature 35°C[1]
Surface water 66%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Ruler Falco Seazar (Governor)[1]
Cossetta Geanna (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Wanalulu[1]
Population 4,145,000,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Unukalhai was successfully colonized by humanity on the second attempt. During the initial exodus from Terra colonists drawn from the region known as the Middle East attempted to settle on Unukalhai, but swiftly discovered something that the initial surveys of the world had missed: while Unukalhai had appeared to be suitable for human habitation, there was actually a biological taint in the atmosphere and water on the planet that made breathing impossible without a respirator and made the soil unfit to be used for supporting human life.[1]

The colonists decided to abandon their efforts to colonize Unukalhai and instead attempted to relocate elsewhere, finally settling on the planet Zebenschamali, after reporting the problems with life on Unukalhai back to Terra. The information on the biological taint present on Unukalhai was evidently never received, as a second wave of colonists was dispatched to settle the world. The second wave consisted of colonists drawn from the islands known as Hawai'i and the countries of south east Asia, and once they made planetfall the colonists resolved not to abandon Unukalhai but instead to perservere and attempt to form a long-term colony on the planet.[1]

The colonists slowly reclaimed a region of arable land on the massive continent located on the equator of Unukalhai, which the colonists named Luahali and which became the site of both the planetary capital city, Wanalulu, and the main spaceport. Reclaiming this land took centuries and a lot of brisk trade with colonies on surrounding systems, during which time the colonists had to live in enclosed settlements and travel in environmentally-sealed vehicles, but eventually at some point during the Age of War the natives identified native antitoxin that allowed them to live on the planet with minimal side-effects. Thanks to that antitoxin the colonists could live much more comfortably on Unukalhai, breathing the air, eating native plants and drinking the local water. During the Star League era this antitoxin was further refined, eliminating the side effects of the original, and with the new antitoxin available the number of settlements on Unukalhai exploded, with both the northern continent of Awalia and the southern continent of Lukahanna being actively settled as the colonists established new towns and cities all over their world. The antitoxin was also made available to those visiting Unukalhai, with travelers stopping to acquire the antitoxin at the jump point station.[1]

Unukalhai lacked the significant resources needed to make it a tempting target for conquest or raiding, and it survived the upheavals of the Succession Wars and even the Jihad largely undisturbed and undamaged, although its close proximity to Skye made it a popular jump-off site for strikes into the Lyran Commonwealth and a site occasionally used by the military for R&R.[1]

Military Deployment[edit]



Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Alphecca 7.85 La Blon 14.93 Skondia 20.47 Carnwath 21.24
Skye 21.43 Zebebelgenubi 23.22 Ryde 23.23 Kochab 23.34
Komephoros 25.55 Dromini VI 25.82 Alkalurops 26.89 Marfik 28.74
Alrakis 29.29 Izar 31.14 Glengarry 31.63 Kimball II 32.08
Syrma 32.75 Atria 35.56 Kessel 36.13 Sabik 36.23
Galatea 36.78 Seginus 36.79 Konstance 37.62 Zebeneschamali 37.91
Ko 38.57 Lyons 39.12 Freedom 42.46 Summer 44.12
Nusakan 45.51 Baxter 45.85 Alexandria 48.07 Yed Posterior 49.85
Gladius 50.12 Menkent 50.17 Alcor 50.21 Mizar 50.26
Chaffee 51.18 Moore 52.73 Corridan IV 52.82 Alkaid 53.43
Zollikofen 53.78 Eltanin 54.10 Kaus Australis 54.21 Nekkar 54.77
Kaus Media 55.49 Eaton 55.64 New Wessex 55.76 Laiaka 56.96
Yed Prior 57.02 Cor Caroli 57.11 Vega 57.11 Imbros III 57.30
Alioth 57.77 Muphrid 58.23 Carsphairn 59.14


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