Aix-la-Chapelle

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Aix-la-Chapelle[edit]

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

Aix-la-Chapelle
Aix-la-Chapelle neighbouring systems
Aix-la-Chapelle neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 76.59 : 162.62[e]
Spectral class A2V[1][2]
Recharge time 163 hours[1][2]
Recharge station(s) Zenith, Nadir[1][2]

The Aix-la-Chapelle system was the location of at least one inhhabited world, Aix-la-Chapelle IV.[2] and as at 3145 Aix-la-Chapelle is located in the Benjamin Prefecture of the Benjamin Military District within the Draconis Combine.[3][4]

System Description[edit]

By the thirty-first century the Aix-la-Chapelle system had recharge stations at both permanent jump points.[2]

System History[edit]

Aix-la-Chapelle was settled during the First Exodus from Terra.[5]

Aix-la-Chapelle IV[edit]

Aix-la-Chapelle
Planetary flag
Planetary flag
Geophysical
System position 4th[1][2]
Jump point
distance
43.02[1][2]
Moons 3 (Wester, Julich, Burtscheid)[1][2]
Surface gravity 0.90[1][2]
Atmospheric pressure High (Tainted)[1][2]
Equatorial temperature 43°C (Tropical)[1][2]
Surface water 81%[1][2]
Highest native life None[1][2]
Reference Year 3067[1] - 3079[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler District Governor, Cantor Hasegawa (3067)[1]
Capital Rheinphalia[2]
Population 469,500,000 (3067)[1]
500,000,000 (3079)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-A-B-D[1][2]
HPG (Representative) B[1][2]

Aix-la-Chapella IV is the fourth planet in the Aix-la-Chapelle system; the planet has three moons, named Burtsheid, Julich and Wester, and was home to a manufacturing plant owned by Diplan 'Mechyards.[2]

Planetary History[edit]

Aix-la-Chapelle IV - more commonly known simply aix-la-Chapelle - is a world dominated by harsh weather and a nearly-poisonous atmosphere; the planet's long JumpShip recharge time is another hindrance. Despite these problems, the world had a plethora of natural resources that were perfect for heavy industry. For that reason Diplan 'Mechworks built a fortress-like factory on the world's single landmass. The efficiency of using locally-produced components and materials instead of imported ones has more than offset the need to import soil to grow crops and the ongoing imports of meat. Every attempt to raise livestock on the world failed due to the chemical taint and high pressure of the atmosphere.[2]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

3085[edit]

- At this point in time, the 7th was at 35% of full strength, with 80% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

Geography[edit]

Aix-la-Chapelle has a single landmass named Aachen[2], and was home of the Ousi-Uma species.[46]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Belnet: city and location of the Diplan 'Mechyards.[2]
  • Rheinphalia: the capital city of Aix-la-Chapelle.[2]

Industrial Centers[edit]

  • Diplan 'Mechyards[2]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Otho 13.8 Sendai 14.9 Awano 19.4 Kajikazawa 23.2
Osumi 23.9 Tok Do 24.5 Baldur 25.7 Gram 28.8
Chimpaw 32.5 Sulafat 35.6 Arkab 38.2 Shimosuwa 41.0
Sutama 41.3 Vaajakoski 42.6 Darius 43.6 Trolloc Prime 43.8
Fukuroi 44.4 Shibukawa 45.0 Dove 45.8 Numki 47.3
Cadiz (DC) 47.4 Minakuchi 47.8 Kingtribel 48.4 Ogano 48.9
Odabasi 51.4 Caldrea 52.6 Chandler 53.5 Sakai 54.3
Mersa Matruh 54.6 Benjamin 55.1 Talisker 57.5 Paracale 57.8
Meilen 59.4 Kiesen 59.5 Buckminster 59.6

References[edit]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 84, "Aix-la-Chapelle"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 Objectives: Draconis Combine, p. 18, "Aix-la-Chapelle"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 14, "Strange New Worlds: The Taurian Concordat"
  6. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - [2319] Map
  7. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571]"
  8. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  9. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  10. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  11. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
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  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
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  19. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  20. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
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  22. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Davion, p. 71, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  25. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  28. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  31. 31.0 31.1 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  33. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  34. ">Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  35. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  36. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  37. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  38. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  39. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  40. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "DCMS Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  41. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [March 3081] Map"
  42. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere - [October 3085] Map"
  43. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  44. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  45. Field Manual: 3085, p. 49, "DCMS Deployment Table - 3085"
  46. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 171, "Ousi-Uma"

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