Systems & Worlds C - D
  • Cableville  - Text by Liam Jones
    Vast Topopolis (Macaroni world) affiliated with the MPA.
  • Calyx  - Text by Steve Bowers, with suggestions by Michael Zimmet
    World with a culture of song and flight
  • Camiroi - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Minor Negentropist system, host to the Borupist Government in Exile who claim to be the rulers of Morpheo A + B and indeed the entire Paradigm volume, and are viewed as harmless and irrelevant eccentrics by the locals.
  • Canberra Orbital  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Communion of Worlds megastructure used for training empath arbitrators.
  • Capella (Alpha Aurigae)  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Multiple star system containing in total 9 stars in the constellation Auriga, about 43 light years from Sol. The two brightest stars in Capella are a binary star system. Long populated by a variety of exotic clades and hyperturings, Capella became the capital of an important regional polity in the wake of the ComEmp break-up.
  • Caph (Beta Cassiopeiae)  - Text by The Astronomer, Todd Drashner, Dangerous Safety (2020)
    The Children of Caph developed an artificially rapid population growth, and were preparing to expand into the neighboring systems, but were wiped out by an environmental disaster.
  • Cavy Australis - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    System where the Institute of Ruffa Geometry attacked the Network of Temp-logic with antimatter weaponry 7365.
  • Cenote  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Postgaian world with a carbon-rich crust, extensive limestone karst landscapes and cave systems.
  • Cephalotopia  - Text by James Rogers
    Utopia Sphere world of which features both provolved, baseline, and lazurogened cephalopods of all kinds, including some 214,000 species of authentic and quasi-authentic Triassic goniatites.
  • Ceres Mater  - Text by Mark Ryherd
    An early Keterist colony populated by the nanocyborg Clade Columbia-Bartlebel emigrating from Ceres.
  • Chaihua (LTT 1445)  - Text by Aaron Hamilton, updated by The Astronomer 2021
    Inner Sphere system; former member of the Eridanus league.
  • Chalawan (47 Ursae Majoris)  - Text by Anders Sandberg, additions by Steve Bowers 2015
    47 Ursae Majoris. Solar Dominion Inner Sphere system, center of heterodox Stevens clade.
  • Chameleon - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    YTS-43522-438793494-0004. Resource-poor red dwarf located in upper spinwards STC. The star lacks planets and is named after a famous and peculiar artifact that orbits it, The Chameleon.
  • Chara (Beta Canum Venaticorum)  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Beta Canum Venaticorum III, target of a slow Generation Ship mission
  • Chi Bootis  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Home of the Free Eschatology and Cosmology Institute. Commonly known as Chibootis or Kybutes.
  • Chi1 Orionis  - Text by Updated by The Astronomer 2021
    28ly from Sol; Home to the Organic Ascension Alliance, a bionanotech/godtech habitat-based civilisation.
  • Chloris (Beta Comae Berenices)  - Text by Steve Bowers, Dangerous Safety, The Astronomer (2020)
    System containing Arcadia
  • Chonga - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Newly rich outer sphere system, important regional center, linked to main wormhole nexus. Popular with a number of clades, including young House Stevens radicals disillusioned with "House Ridgewell".
  • Chorus  - Text by Stephen Inniss
    Homeworld of the xenosophont provolves the Jade Chime Singers.
  • Church-Turing (world)  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Important Metasoft world.
  • Chuvaev - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Newly rich developing outer sphere system, important regional center, linked to main wormhole nexus. Popular with a number of clades, including young House Stevens radicals disillusioned with "House Ridgewell".
  • Clienta Johannis - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Important NoCoZo system.
  • Clive's Brain  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Cybyotan world in the Vela-Puppis border periphery. The alien Cybyotan phylum of interconnected mobile and sessile autotrophs and heterotrophs has on this planet developed a single shared datasphere which is home to a single entity, known as Clive.
  • Cocac  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Seat of the Wormhole Cooperation Assembly of the Sagittarius Transcultural Cooperation.
  • Cog  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    BD +25°4085, Capital of the Silicon Generation. Surrounded by a partial Dyson swarm.
  • Continuance - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Important Metasoft system.
  • Conver Ky  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    37 Geminorum I; Capital of the Conver Ambi up until the Conver War.
  • Copernicus (55 Cancri)  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Inner Sphere G8 star with a red dwarf companion at 1200 AU. The non-aligned system is 41 light years from Sol.
  • Corona (Iota Piscium d)  - Text by The Astronomer
    Former capital of the Taurus Nexus; now an important academic world.
  • Crustuse (Kokok IX)  - Text by Anders Sandberg
    A potted world in the Kokok system.
  • Cumulous  - Text by Todd Drashner
    Saturn like jovian notable for its floating balloon cities.
  • Cygnus OB2-12  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Massive, brilliant young star in Cygnus
  • Cygnus X-1  - Text by Steve Bowers
    High mass X-ray binary star system 5984 ly from Sol.
  • Cyrus  - Text by Mike Miller
    Outer Volumes colony, home of the Wind Cave of Cyrus
  • Cythera  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    HD 190771 I; a popular Inner Sphere tourist attraction renowned for its biological products and ecotechnology institutes.
  • Daedalus I  - Text by Anders Sandberg
    (Pi3 Orionis) Indonesian colony, lost to a second order perversion.
  • Daedalus II  - Text by Anders Sandberg and M. Alan Kazlev
    (Zeta1 Reticuli III) Terraformed Paludial Gaian world, declared off-limits to transapients since the Age of Consolidation.
  • Daffy  - Text by Anders Sandberg
    Psi Serpentis II. Negentropist world named after the trickster duck in classic mythology.
  • Dante  - Text by Quantum Jack and The Astronomer
    A tidally locked yet habitable world
  • Danzig  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Terraformed moon of Copernicus f, an independent Inner Sphere world.
  • Darwin (Life-bearing World)  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev and Anders Sandberg
    Inner Sphere world with a primitive xenoecology.
  • Darwinia - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    System in NuiHibbert Plexus, Zoeific Biopolity.
  • Dashwood  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Local trade and cultural world, Centauri sector.
  • Delta Hynkarion II - Text by Anders Sandberg
    World with nanecologies designed by Wpali Wn, a former MPA biotect AI teaming up with the solarist architects of the Long Lake Society in 6444. It is also a popular tourist attraction as it is home to "the Monster", a mobile organic conglomerate of several such ecologies
  • Delta Upali C/D II  - Text by John M. Dollan
    Home system for the Hamilton Institute of Exopaleontology.
  • Denebola  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev, modified by Steve Bowers
    A-Class star 36 light years from Sol Important Virginis Combine amat centre, before being taken over by an unusual blight and suffering hyperbolic collapse.
  • Denebola Incident  - Text by Anders Sandberg
    An exploration management AI from TakiCorb went renegade and began to build its own empire using replicating nanites in the Denebola system. Somewhere the programming complexity became too large and the AI broke down; the system is still inhabited by a vital and weird nanotech ecology.
  • Deucalion  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Mars-lke world with a rich artistic culture.
  • Dewheat - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Tolerant middle regions Sophic League system, home to a number of colonies of different and often very eccentric clades, including the Anahats, the Sing++3, the Ventermaths, and others like the Temverts who have arrived to escape assumed or feared persecution.
  • Dilmun  - Text by TSSL
    Metasoft Baseline Reserve world in Gemini.
  • Dionysos (Psi5 Aurigae II)  - Text by Anders Sandberg and M. Alan Kazlev
    A terraformed world in the Inner Sphere where the Erotocracy movement began.
  • Diwali  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Eta Cassiopeia AbI: parental vec world.
  • Djed  - Text by Todd Drashner
    Eta Sagittarii - Mutual Progress Association capital. Known for its rotovators.
  • Dorangloon (Gliese 877)  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Former capital system of the Doran Empire.
  • Doreen/Doreens  - Text by Stephen Inniss, expanded and amended from original material by Anders Sandberg
    Chlorine world, former home of the extinct Doreens.
  • Dorminy IV  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    Important NoCoZo system.
  • Druidworld  - Text by Jorge Ditchkenberg
    Historical recreation world with massive megalithic monuments
  • Drummon Duran  - Text by M. Alan Kazlev
    An important regional Negentropist system in the Centauri Sector. Overrun during the Version War but recovered. Later captured by the Paradigm and converted to a major industrial centre. Since recaptured and rebuilt. Known for its war museum and memorial, and for a thriving trade in war artefacts.
  • Dschubba  - Text by Steve Bowers
    Dschubba : quadruple star system in Scorpio
  • Duxed  - Text by Everything4404
    Garden World, a moon with an extreme tidal range.
  • Ithiplumo (GJ 3379)  - Text by Anders Sandberg
    LTT 17897 III; a carbonaceous planetoid orbiting the dim M4 star LTT 17897. Notable for the signs of massive nanofacturing on the surface, tentatively dated as the 27th century.
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Text by Orion's Arm Editors

Initially published on 31 December 2007.

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