Angol

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Angol[edit]

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

Angol
Angol neighbouring systems
Angol neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 87.88:-38.82[e]
Spectral class M0IV[1]
Planets 5[1]

The Angol system is the location of the inhabited world Angol III and as at 3145 was located in the Tikonov Commonality of the Capellan Confederation.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Angol system is located near the Achernar and Alrescha systems[2][3] and has a single class M0IV primary orbited by five planets.[1]

System History[edit]

The Angol system was colonised during the First Exodus from Terra and has changed hands a number of times over the centuries.[1]

Angol III[edit]

Angol
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 3[1]
Jump point
distance
3 days[1]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 1.3[1]
Atmospheric pressure Low (Tainted)[1]
Equatorial temperature 5°C[1]
Surface water 10%[1]
Highest native life Plants[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Fermin Montalbo (Governor)[1]
Chad Riola (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Carius's Cache [1]
Population 25,000,000[1]

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

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

When Angol was discovered by humans it was already a frozen planet, locked in orbit around a small, dying red star; Angol had been a habitable planet before the system primary began shrinking, with a fossil record which showed that life had existed on the planet before the world's oceans and atmosphere froze into glaciers that stretched across the planet.[1]

Angol was first settled by prisoners and other "undesirables" from nearby Tikonov; the founders and ruling family of both Tikonov and Earthwerks Limited, the Carinus family, modelled their government on that of the twentieth century Soviet Union, and used Angol as their equivalent of a Siberian gulag. Those involuntary colonists who found themselves sentenced to decades of harsh work on Angol extracted rare metals from the planet's surface for use in Tikonov's factories.[1]

When the Tikonov Grand Union joined the Capellan Confederation in 2366 the citizens of Angol appealed to the Terran Hegemony for protection, and the Hegemony obliged, incorporating Angol into the Hegemony. That led to a period of steady improvement in the standard of living for the population.[1]

Succession Wars[edit]

After the fall of the Star League the Federated Suns initially claimed the Angol, which found itself the tip of a Federated Suns salient into the Confederation for much of the Succession Wars. During the Succession Wars, the system was rapidly built up and its military garrison increased for use as a staging base for AFFS raids into Confederation space. It remained part of the Federated Suns until after the Jihad.[1]

First Succession War[edit]

Having initially been annexed by the Federated Suns, Angol was conquered as part of a small-scale Capellan Confederation military operation launched in early 2787; in addition to capturing Angol, by August 2787 the CCAF had also captured two other former Hegemony worlds that had been annexed by the Federated Suns, Rio and Tybalt.[4]

The Jihad[edit]

The Word of Blake attacked and conquered Angol during September 3069, incorporating it into the Word of Blake Protectorate.[5] Angol was targetted by forces from the allied coalition against the Word of Blake, with allied forces assaulting the planet on the 9th of September 3076.[6][7]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3130[edit]

Fermin Montalbo (Governor)[1]
Chad Riola (Planetary Legate)[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

3025[edit]

3038[edit]

  • Eighth Deneb Light Cavalry RCT[42]

3067[edit]

Geography[edit]

A frozen wasteland with a poor atmosphere, Angol lacks oceans and continents as all of the surface water and much of the atmosphere is now locked in glaciers that stretch across the planet.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Carius's Cache: the planetary capital city, located near the south pole.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Alrescha 11.1 Achernar 12.4 Rio 12.6 Yangtze 13.4
Tikonov 15.3 Tigress 16.1 Tybalt 18.5 New Hessen 18.7
Mira 20.4 Mesartim 21.8 Hamal 23.5 Basalt 23.8
Mirach 24.1 Almach 26.2 New Rhodes III 27.2 New Florence 27.3
Hean 27.6 Caselton 28.3 Kansu 29.1 Bharat 29.1
Demeter 31.0 Nopah 31.2 Ankaa 32.3 Slocum 32.6
Conwy 34.1 Ruchbah 34.5 Schedar 34.8 Deneb Kaitos 34.8
Buchlau 34.9 Kawich 35.4 Sonnia 35.8 Azha 36.4
Algol 37.0 Ronel 37.0 Halloran V 41.0 Addicks 41.5
Ozawa 41.7 Chesterton 42.5 Ingress 43.2 Ningpo 43.7
Woodstock 43.7 Fletcher 43.8 Algot 44.0 Tedibyhr 44.3
Edwards 44.7 Tianamon 46.2 Arboris 46.5 Small World 48.2
Acamar 48.3 Poznan 49.4 Elbar 49.5 Sheratan 50.1
Towne 50.4 Mallory's World 50.5 Tawas 50.8 Ulan Batar 52.6
New Aragon 52.7 Galatia III 53.1 Genoa 53.2 Menkar 53.3
Valexa 54.5 Pleione 54.7 Errai 55.1 Logandale 55.4
Waycross 55.6 Jonathan 55.7 Bex 56.1 Helen 57.6
Goderich 57.6 Mara 58.4 Foochow 58.7 Cartago 59.4
Hunan 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 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 69, "Angol 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 First Succession War, p. 45, "Neglected Front: Liao Takes Advantage"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 47, "The Jihad In Review"
  6. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 22, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  7. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 56, "The Jihad In Review"
  8. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding, 2366"
  9. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
  10. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War [2571]"
  11. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War [2571]"
  12. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  13. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  15. 15.0 15.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  16. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War [2822]"
  17. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succesion War [2822]"
  18. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War [2864]"
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War [2864]"
  20. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War [3025]"
  21. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War [3025]"
  22. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  23. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War [3030]"
  24. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039]"
  25. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  28. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  29. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  30. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  31. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  32. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  33. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 41, "Inner Sphere Map" - [October 3067]
  34. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  35. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Region Deployment Map [3079]"
  36. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Region Deployment Map [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. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  41. House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 133, "Unit Deployment Table"
  42. Historical: War of 3039, p. 136, "Deployment Table"
  43. Mercenaries Supplemental , p. 67, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  44. Field Manual: Updates, p. 140, "Federated Suns Deployment Table"

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