Albion (Clan)

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Albion[edit]

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

Albion
System information
X:Y Coordinates -50.20: 1,790.73[e]
Spectral class K1V[1]
Recharge time 192 hours[1]
Planets 8[1]

The Albion system is the location of the inhabited world of Albion II and is located within the region known as the Clan Homeworlds.

System Description[edit]

The co-ordinates for Albion in relation to Strana Mechty are -92: 26.[2]

System History[edit]

The Albion system was colonized as a part of the efforts made by the Star League-in-Exile to allow the population of the Pentagon Worlds to spread out into the newly-discovered Kerensky Cluster.[3]

Albion II[edit]

Albion
Geophysical
System position 2nd[1]
Jump point
distance
5.18 days[1]
Moons 2[1]
Surface gravity 0.8[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 25°C[1]
Surface water 60%[1]
Infrastructure
Population 7,300,000 (3062)[2]

Albion II is the second planet in the Albion system.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

In 2912, Clan Coyote's Omicron Galaxy, under Galaxy Commander David Christofferson, would win a great victory against Clan Smoke Jaguar's enclave on Albion after the Jaguar citizens revolted against the warrior caste on many of their worlds.[4][5]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

3059[edit]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
York 25.5 Homer 29.3 Gatekeeper 30.4 Brim 34.8
Delios 35.8 Grant's Station 46.3 Kirin 52.4 Priori 56.2

Notes[edit]

The first printing of Field Manual: Updates listed Albion as being 100% controlled by Clan Snow Raven.[9] This proved to be errant, now listed on canon Battletech website as planet being complete control of Clan Star Adder. [10]

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 The Wars of Reaving, p. 232, "Albion Planetary Data"
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky, p. 112, Clan-Space Worlds Table
  3. Historical: Operation Klondike, pp. 19 & 135 - Exploration, Pentagon & Kerensky Clusters- early colonized worlds of the newly explored Kerensky Cluster become first to be colonized. Early 2821 map shows Albion is one of these early SL-In-Exile colony worlds.
  4. Invading Clans, p. 51, 52 - "The Londerholm Revolt"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 55 - "Omicron Galaxy"
  6. The Wars of Reaving, p. 248
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 155 - "Crusader Clans Deployment Table"
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 157 - "Crusader Clans Deployment Table"
  9. Field Manual: Updates, p. 39 - Clan Political Balance Table - errant show Snow Ravens Albion in 3067 in control entire planet.
  10. Errant in FM: Updates correct Albion actual ownership to the Star Adders

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