Altoona (FS)

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Altoona
Altoona neighbouring systems
Altoona neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 550.57 : -4.18[e]

The Altoona system is home to at least one inhabited world and as at 3145 was located in the Woodbine Operational Area of the Periphery March within the Federated Suns.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Altoona system is located near the Delacambre and Inman systems.[3]

Altoona is one of many moons orbiting a lone gas giant named Red Eagle. The system primary is a small red dwarf star. This arrangement is uncommon in the Inner Sphere, but what make's the Altoona system unique is the fact that there are two other moons that also support life orbiting Red Eagle.[4]

System History[edit]

The Altoona system was settled at some point during the Star League era after the Reunification War.[5][3]

During the last years of the Star League, the Department of Mega Engineering was moving in equipment and running estimates on the feasibility of terraforming the two life bearing, but un-inhabited, moons orbiting the same gas giant as Altoona.[6]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

The media on Altoona reported in late January 3081 that no less than four seperate convoys of immigrants from the Outworlds Alliance had travelled through the Altoona system since the end of the Jihad. Despite DropShips from the convoys landing on Altoona to trade goods for supplies, none of the groups were prepared to discuss the final destination of any of the convoys. Given the distance between Altoona and the Outworlds Alliance border, it was speculated that the convoys were moving to another Periphery nation following changes within the Alliance itself.[36]

Military Deployment[edit]

2764[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • Twenty-third Robinson Chevaliers[39]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Inman 12.6 Delacambre 14.1 Neosho 21.5 Vibrunum 25.3
Duxford 25.4 Thibodaux 25.8 Humansville 28.3 Winfield 30.6
Verdinge 33.5 Farnsworth 37.3 Rosepine 38.4 Bassfield 39.3
Kountze 40.7 Tangipahoa 42.5 Mermentau 45.7 Alta Vista 47.1
Roscoff 47.5 Boondock 47.8 Chenier 47.8 Bayeux 48.5
Stratford 49.5 Kilbourne 52.3 Arnaudville 52.6 Kublenz 53.0
Offerman 53.2 Savonburg 53.7 Woodbine 54.6 Beaumont 55.2

References[edit]

  1. ↑ 1.0 1.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  2. ↑ 2.0 2.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  3. ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  4. ↑ Field Manual: SLDF, p. 59, "225th Mechanized Infantry Division"
  5. ↑ 5.0 5.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  6. ↑ Field Manual: SLDF, p. 59, "225th Mechanized Infantry Division"
  7. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns at their Founding - [2317] Map"
  8. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  9. ↑ Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  10. ↑ Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  11. ↑ Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  12. ↑ First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  13. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succesion War - [2822] Map"
  14. ↑ Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. ↑ First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  17. ↑ House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns Map - [3025]"
  18. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  19. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  20. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039] - [3040] Map"
  21. ↑ Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  22. ↑ Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  23. ↑ Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  24. ↑ Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  25. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  26. ↑ Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  27. ↑ Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  28. ↑ Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  29. ↑ Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere - [3075] Map
  30. ↑ Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  31. ↑ Field Report: Clans, p. 28, "Clan Snow Raven & Outworlds Alliance Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  32. ↑ Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  33. ↑ Field Manual: 3085, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  34. ↑ Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  35. ↑ Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  36. ↑ Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 38, "Seeking Sanctuary"
  37. ↑ Field Manual: SLDF, p. 252, "SLDF - Federated Suns Military Command Map"
  38. ↑ Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 17, "Regimental Status"
  39. ↑ First Succession War (Source Book), p. 135, "First Succession War Deployment Table - AFFS"

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