Ancha

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Ancha
Ancha neighbouring systems
Ancha neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 75.47 : 36.13[e]
Spectral class G3VI[1]
Planets 1[1]

The Ancha system is the location of an inhabited world, Ancha I, and as at 3145 was located in the Al Na'ir Prefecture of the Dieron Military District within the Draconis Combine.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Ancha system is located near the Biham and Sadachbia systems[2][3] and has a class G3VI primary orbited by a single world.[1]

System History[edit]

The Ancha system was settled at some point prior to the end of the Reunification War.[4]

Ancha I[edit]

Ancha
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 1[1]
Jump point
distance
9 days[1]
Moons 1 (Bromi)[1]
Surface gravity 1.08[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Tainted)[1]
Equatorial temperature 32°C[1]
Surface water 44%[1]
Highest native life Birds[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Moira Siskel (Governor)[1]
Estefan Marsaille (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital New Summit[1]
Population 10,430,000[1]

Ancha I - more commonly known simply as Ancha - is the only planet in the Ancha system, and has a single moon named Bromi.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

The planet Ancha is best known for the fate of the first wave of colonists. After landing the entire group became infected with a virus that eluded the surveyor's equipment. Since they had dismantled their transports to provide planetary infrastructure the colonists were trapped on the world. This virus either killed everyone in the first wave of settlers swiftly, or left the survivors frail and sterile.[1]

For the next two decades, Ancha was untouched by humans. The terrible fate of the first colonists was only discovered after the arrival of the second wave of settlers. Though they were also infected by the virus, the notes and information gathered by the first colonists allowed doctors in the second wave to find a vaccine against the virus. Visitors to the world still receive this immunization both before they arrive on world and during their stay.[1]

War of 3039[edit]

In the War of 3039 the Fighting Urukhai's DeMasetri's Sluggers regiment landed on the world. They immediately engaged the defending Shin Legion, distracting the unit long enough for the Sixth FedCom RCT to engage the Legion from the rear and flanks. A desperate assault by Legion conventional assets allowed some of the Legion 'Mechs to escape but they were unable to mount effective resistance. They would engage in resistance efforts for the next six months.[5] The Eighteenth Dieron Regulars arrived shortly thereafter, and after inflicting (and suffering) heavy losses, the Federated Commonwealth units withdrew from Ancha.[6]

The Dark Age[edit]

During the Dark Age Ancha was known for its numerous civilian aircraft and automotive manufacturing industries. The colonies of the first settlers - sometimes referred to as the "lost" colonies - were still maintained by the population of Ancha; located on the southern continent of Gastigone, these ancient colonies are considered historical sites and an important reminder of those who came before. [1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3130[edit]

  • Planetary Governor Moira Siskel[1]
  • Planetary Governor Estefan Marsaille[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

3038[edit]

3040[edit]

  • First Shin Legion[45]

3050[edit]

  • First Shin Legion[46]

Geography[edit]

Ancha has two continents; a large southern continent named Gastiogne and a northern continent named Normandy.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Armitage: a spaceport city located on Normandy.[1]
  • New Summit: the planetary capital city, located on Normandy.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Biham 3.7 Sadachbia 5.1 Halstead Station 7.8 Al Na'ir 16.1
Murchison 16.3 Yance I 16.5 Shinonoi 18.4 Skat 20.1
Pokhara 23.3 Markab 25.9 Galatia III 26.7 Nashira 27.9
Towne 28.9 Ashio 30.7 Helen 31.7 Telos IV 31.8
Miyazaki 32.2 Cylene 32.5 Okaya 33.5 Ozawa 34.6
Kurhah 35.1 Deneb Algedi 35.8 Addicks 37.1 Quentin 37.9
Errai 39.9 Lapida II 40.4 Chichibu 41.6 Inglesmond 41.6
Piedmont 41.8 Kervil 42.5 Albalii 42.6 Ronel 43.7
Nirasaki 44.4 Ankaa 45.5 Elix 45.9 Mallory's World 47.0
Lockdale 48.6 Small World 49.3 Shimonita 49.8 Dabih 49.8
New Florence 50.1 Deneb Kaitos 50.3 Hean 50.7 Styx 50.7
Tannil 51.1 Mara 53.8 Pike IV 55.4 Saffel 55.5
Fellanin II 56.7 Northwind 56.9 Athenry 58.1 Celebes 58.2
Tybalt 58.4 New Rhodes III 58.5 Chaville 59.1 Algedi 59.5

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 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 45, "Ancha World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596]" Map
  5. Historical: War of 3039, p. 33
  6. Historical: War of 3039, p. 79
  7. Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns at their Founding [2317] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - [2319] Map
  9. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  10. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  11. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  13. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  19. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  20. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  21. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns - [3025] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Davion, p. 71, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  25. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 Map"
  27. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  30. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  32. ">Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  33. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  34. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  35. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  36. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  37. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  38. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  39. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  40. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  41. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  42. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  43. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  44. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  45. 45.0 45.1 Historical: War of 3039, p. 139, "Deployment Table"
  46. 20 Year Update, p. 40, "Draconis Combine Deployment Table"

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