Alioth

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Alioth[edit]

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

Alioth
Alioth neighbouring systems
Alioth neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -58.94:13.91[e]
Spectral class A0V[1]
Planets 4[1]

Alioth is a star system with four planets, one of which - Alioth II - is habitable, and as at 3145 Alioth was a part of the Wolf Empire.[2][3]

System History[edit]

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

Alioth II[edit]

Alioth
Geophysical
System position 2[1]
Jump point
distance
52 days[1]
Moons 1 (Galayna)[1]
Surface gravity 0.90[1]
Atmospheric pressure High (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 44°C[1]
Surface water 63%[1]
Highest native life Plants[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Lavail Kafele (Governor)[1]
Isoka Yeshuran (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Warrinzer[1]
Population 3,167,000,000[1]

Alioth II - more commonly known simply as Alioth - is the second planet in the Alioth system and has a single moon named Galyana.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Alioth's most distinctive feature is its atmosphere, which can best be described as "hyper-oxygenated." Though a young planet geologically, the high oxygen content and periodic bursts of radiation from the system's star allowed plant life to flourish on the world. As a result Alioth quickly became one of the Terran Hegemony's breadbasket worlds,[1] and was a part of the Hegemony's Tyrfing Province.[5] During the prosperity of the Star League Alioth became a tourist destination as well.[1]

The Succession Wars changed that. Though the world was claimed by the Lyran Commonwealth, its position on the Lyran/Free Worlds League border meant that it saw a great deal of combat. The farms and fields that were once so plentiful quickly stopped producing a surplus of food. Instead the world just managed to feed itself and the soldiers who landed here. The increase in hostilities shut down the tourist trade, further depressing the local economy. It wasn't until the world was gifted to the Republic of the Sphere that things changed. The tourist attractions reopened, and the fertile grasslands were once again converted to farmland.[1]

By 3039, Alioth has been famous for its sun guava fruit for centuries, apparently a major export item. It also features a notable population of Exituri.[6]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3130[edit]

  • Governor Lavail Kafele[1]
  • Planetary Legate Isoka Yeshuran[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

3079[edit]

- At this point in time the 25th Arcturan Guards were deployed across Alioth and Menkent. The 25th was at 70% of full strength, with 100% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

3145[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Warrinzer: Planetary capital city.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Cor Caroli 3.7 Mizar 8.0 Milton 12.4 Haddings 14.9
Alchiba 15.0 Afleir 18.5 Summer 18.9 Galatea 20.8
Alcor 21.8 Phecda 21.9 Menkent 22.5 Wyatt 23.8
Syrma 25.3 Zosma 25.8 Lipton 26.2 Denebola 26.2
Gacrux 27.7 Callison 29.2 Marcus 29.5 Wing 29.7
Zollikofen 30.5 Zavijava 30.6 Chara 30.7 Muphrid 31.6
Dubhe 32.2 Chertan 33.4 Oliver 34.3 Zebebelgenubi 34.3
Shiloh 34.8 Castor 35.8 Thorin 35.9 Alhena 36.9
Devil's Rock 37.0 Skye 37.5 Nusakan 38.0 Alkalurops 38.8
Alula Australis 39.3 New Dallas 39.6 Pollux 40.2 Graham IV 42.9
Dieudonné 43.0 Vindemiatrix 43.3 Rocky 43.6 Lyons 43.7
Zaniah 44.1 Carsphairn 44.9 Bordon 47.5 New Earth 47.8
Alkaid 48.3 Kochab 49.5 Tyrfing 49.5 Alphecca 49.6
Skondia 49.7 Ko 50.7 Aquileia 51.2 Yorii 51.4
Killbourn 53.9 Seginus 54.2 Connaught 54.5 Talitha 54.6
Remulac 55.1 Algorab 55.9 Atria 57.1 Rigil Kentarus 57.2
Unukalhai 57.3 Laiaka 58.0 Hechnar 58.1 Procyon 59.4
Catroxx 59.5 Kalidasa 59.7

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 1.21 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 173, "Alioth 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 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  6. BattleCorps story Blitzernte
  7. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding [2341]"
  8. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  9. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571]"
  10. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  11. Field Manual: SLDF, Inner Sphere - [2764]
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  14. 14.0 14.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822]"
  16. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War [2822]"
  17. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864]"
  19. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War [2864]"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succesion War [3025] Map"
  22. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132, "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
  23. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succesion War [3030] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 [3040] Map"
  26. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  28. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  29. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  30. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  32. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 69, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  33. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  34. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  35. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  36. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - August 3079"
  37. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  38. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  39. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  40. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  41. Field Report: LAAF, p. 10, "Arcturan Guards Regimental Status"
  42. Field Manual: 3145, p. 170, "Clan Force Deployments - Wolf Empire"

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