Alcor

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Alcor
Alcor neighbouring systems
Alcor neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -74.71:28.90[e]
Spectral class A5V[1]
Planets 3[1]

The Alcor system was the location of at least one habitable world, Alcor III, and as at 3145 was located in the Galatean League.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Alcor system has a variable primary star, making the presence of a habitable world with an atmosphere in the system unusual.[1]

System History[edit]

The Alcor system was settled during the First Exodus from Terra,[4] subsequently joining the Federation of Skye, and then the Lyran Commonwealth when the Commonwealth formed.[5]

Alcor III[edit]

Alcor
Geophysical
System position 3[1]
Jump point
distance
33 days[1]
Moons 1 (Yahto)[1]
Surface gravity 1.01[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 46°C[1]
Surface water 88%[1]
Highest native life Fish[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Yseult Genevieve (Governor)[1]
Ximenes Martinez (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Ursamajorisaeti[1]
Population 2,981,000,000[1]

Alcor III - more commonly known simply as Alcor - is the third planet in the Alcor system.

Planetary History[edit]

Many mining companies landed on Alcor to exploit the easily-accessible mineral resources stored in the planet's crust. Although these were productive enterprises, the little arable land on the world lacked specific trace elements that are required for human health. As a result, the Alcorans became reliant on trading ships that brought produce from other worlds. This constant need for trade made Alcor something of a trading hub despite its out-of-the-way location.[1]

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. Alcor was one of the worlds hit and was attacked by the League forces on the 20th of September 3068. The League would keep control of Alcor until the 7th of January 3069, when Lyran Alliance forces recaptured the planet.[6]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3130[edit]

  • Governor Yseult Genevieve[1]
  • Planetary Legate Ximenes Martinez[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

3038[edit]

Geography[edit]

The variable star at the heart of the Alcor system was responsible for Alcor III being a mountainous, geologically active world.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Cor Caroli 18.3 Syrma 19.7 Galatea 21.6 Gacrux 21.7
Alioth 21.8 Mizar 21.8 Carsphairn 23.7 Vindemiatrix 25.8
Alkaid 26.5 Alchiba 28.0 Milton 28.1 Skye 28.6
Zebebelgenubi 29.2 Summer 30.4 Phecda 30.5 Haddings 34.1
Kochab 34.2 Seginus 34.7 Zaniah 35.0 Laiaka 36.2
Shiloh 36.4 Menkent 36.9 Wyatt 38.0 Afleir 39.6
Wing 39.8 Alkalurops 42.1 Nusakan 42.4 Algorab 42.9
Alphecca 43.3 Alhena 44.1 Chertan 44.5 Dubhe 45.2
Callison 45.6 Zosma 46.3 Lipton 46.6 Zollikofen 46.7
Caledonia 47.1 Marcus 47.2 Gladius 47.9 Denebola 47.9
Glengarry 48.1 Muphrid 49.2 Unukalhai 49.8 Skondia 50.5
Chara 50.7 Zavijava 51.9 Hesperus II 52.0 Lyons 52.6
New Kyoto 53.8 Carnwath 54.8 Dieudonné 54.8 Thorin 55.3
Oliver 56.0 Castor 57.0 Chaffee 57.4 Lamon 57.8
New Dallas 57.8 Rocky 58.2 Aquileia 58.4 Ko 58.6
Devil's Rock 58.6 Rochelle 59.4 Solaris 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 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 170, "Alcor World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [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 5.2 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Federation of Skye world within the Lyran Commonwealth before [2340] and after at their founding in [2341]"
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 46, "The Jihad In Review"
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  8. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  9. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  10. Field Manual: SLDF, Inner Sphere - [2764]
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
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  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864]"
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  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succesion War [3025] Map"
  19. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132, "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
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  22. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 [3040] Map"
  23. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  24. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  25. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  27. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  28. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  30. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  31. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  32. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  33. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  34. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table [3079]"
  35. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  36. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  37. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  38. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  39. Historical: War of 3039, p. 136, "Deployment Table"

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