Alchiba

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Alchiba[edit]

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

Alchiba
Alchiba neighbouring systems
Alchiba neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -67.73:1.77[e]
Spectral class F0VI[1]
Planets 6[1]

The Alchiba system was the location of at least one habitable world, Alchiba III, and as at 3145 was located in the Wolf Empire.[2][3]

System History[edit]

The Alchiba system was settled during the First Exodus from Terra.[4]

Alchiba III[edit]

Alchiba
Geophysical
System position 3rd[1]
Jump point
distance
22 days[1]
Moons 4 (Kaylen, Lorcan, Onna, Quinlin)[1]
Surface gravity 0.73[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 50°C[1]
Surface water 55%[1]
Highest native life Amphibians[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Darnelle Helchi (Governor)[1]
Rainier Jonutis (Planetary Legate)[1]
Population 3,013,000,000[1]

Alchiba III - more commonly known simply as Alchiba - was the third planet in the Alchiba system.

Planetary History[edit]

During the Star League era Alchiba was jointly administered by the Terran Hegemony and Lyran Commonwealth. The southern hemisphere of the world was exploited for industrial purposes, while the northern hemisphere was developed for agricultural purposes. The lack of any military industry or presence meant that Alchiba wasn't a target of the Rim Worlds Republic forces that invaded the Terran Hegemony. After the fall of the Star League, the Lyran Commonwealth took complete control of the world. Despite its industrial possibilities, Alchiba suffered only a few raids during the Succession Wars, and it was almost completely ignored by the Jihad.[1]

Jihad[edit]

However, while Alchiba was largely ignored by the Jihad itself, it was swept up into the border war between the Lyran Alliance and Free Worlds League. Following the invasion of the Free Worlds League by the Skye and Bolan Provinces of the Lyran Alliance in what was termed Operation ÜBERSCHATTEN, Marshall Jeremy Brett took command of the local Free Worlds League Military and launched a counteroffensive, under the name Operation BROKEN FIST. BROKEN FIST went beyond simply attempting to recapture worlds that the Lyrans had seized, striking into Lyran space at numerous worlds. Alchiba was one of the worlds hit and was captured by the League on the 1st of September 3068.[5]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3130[edit]

  • Governor Darnelle Helchi[1]
  • Planetary Legate Rainier Jonutis[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

3145[edit]

Geography[edit]

Alchiba III has an extreme axial tilt, which has shaped the surface of the world into two distinct zones; the southern hemisphere is covered wtih arid badlands, while the north is a temperate zone.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Milton 3.5 Phecda 7.5 Wyatt 10.1 Wing 14.7
Cor Caroli 14.7 Alioth 15.0 Afleir 17.1 Callison 17.6
Dubhe 18.1 Chertan 18.7 Marcus 19.4 Gacrux 20.8
Zosma 21.4 Shiloh 21.5 Alhena 22.0 Mizar 23.0
Haddings 26.6 Alcor 28.0 Dieudonné 28.7 New Dallas 30.1
Denebola 30.1 Castor 33.0 Summer 33.6 Lipton 34.2
Galatea 35.2 Zaniah 35.4 Bordon 35.5 Devil's Rock 35.9
Zavijava 36.0 Aquileia 36.2 Menkent 36.3 Oliver 37.0
Syrma 38.6 Chara 38.8 Pollux 40.1 Vindemiatrix 40.9
Remulac 41.5 Muphrid 42.5 Zollikofen 42.6 Alula Australis 43.9
Connaught 44.2 Catroxx 44.6 Thorin 44.6 Kalidasa 45.4
Graham IV 45.8 Tyrfing 45.9 Carsphairn 46.8 Zebebelgenubi 48.3
Algorab 48.6 Rochelle 49.3 Talitha 49.6 Savannah 49.8
Skye 50.8 Nathan 50.9 Alkaid 52.4 Nusakan 53.0
Alkalurops 53.8 Alphard (FWL) 53.8 Acubens 54.7 Solaris 55.3
New Earth 55.3 Van Diemen IV 55.7 Rocky 56.0 New Hope 57.2
Alkes 57.2 Hechnar 58.0 Lyons 58.0 New Kyoto 58.9
Miaplacidus 58.9

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 1.16 1.17 1.18 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 169, "Alchiba World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 45, "The Jihad In Review"
  6. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding [2341]"
  7. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  8. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571] Map"
  9. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  10. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic at the Fall of the Star League [2750]"
  11. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  12. Field Manual: SLDF, Inner Sphere - [2764]
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  15. 15.0 15.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  16. 16.0 16.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 118, "Digesting The Hegemony"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822]"
  18. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succesion War [2822] Map"
  19. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864]"
  21. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succesion War [2864] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025]"
  23. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succesion War [3025] Map"
  24. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132, "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
  25. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  26. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succesion War [3030] Map"
  27. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 39 [3040]"
  28. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  29. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  30. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052]"
  31. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  32. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  33. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058] Map"
  34. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  35. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  36. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  37. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  38. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  39. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Commonwealth Deployment Map [3079]"
  40. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Deployment Map"
  41. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  42. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  43. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  44. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  45. 45.0 45.1 45.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. 170, "Clan Force Deployments - Wolf Empire"

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