Australia

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Australia[edit]

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

Australia
Australia neighbouring systems
Australia neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -304.30:289.47[e]
Spectral class K8V[1]
Recharge time 199 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Zenith[1]

The Australia system is the location of at least one habitable world - Australia III - and as at 3145 was located in the Bucklands Theater of the Lyran Commonwealth.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Australia system is located near the Mandaoaaru and Tangua systems[2] and consists of a class K8V primary orbited by at least three worlds. In the thirty-first century there was a recharge station located at the Zenith jump point in the system.Zenith[1]

System History[edit]

The Australia system was colonised at some point during the Star League era after the end of the Reunification War.[4][5]

Australia III[edit]

Australia
Planetary flag of Australia
Planetary flag of Australia
Geophysical
System position 3[1]
Jump point
distance
3.47 days[1]
Moons 1 (Perth)[1]
Surface gravity 1.08[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 35°C (Mild)[1]
Surface water 76%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3058[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Archon Katherine Steiner-Davion[1]
Duke Thomas Kelly (Appointed Ruler)[1]
Population 949,150,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-C-C-B[1]
HPG (Representative) A[1]

Australia III - more commonly known simply as Australia - is the third planet in the Australia system and has a single moon named Perth. For much of the history of the Lyran Commonwealth Australia was the site of a Commonwealth Mint and Reserve Bank, making Australia III an important financial center.

Planetary History[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Australia is vitally important to the Lyran state despite its unimportant location and relative lack of resources. It is the home of one of the Commonwealth's Mint and Reserve Banks, making it a vital financial center. Most of the bank's entrances and exits are classified, and only a few people have attempted a robbery. The few intrepid souls that have made it through one of the entrances were quickly killed or captured in the outermost ring of defenses.[1]

In 3058 the Eleventh Lyran Regulars transferred off the world to reinforce the Lyons Thumb. The banking institutes on the world took it upon themselves to finance a small security force to defend their interests. This corps of private security often trains with and exercises against the local militia unit.[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3058[edit]

  • Duke Thomas Kelly[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

3025[edit]

3028[edit]

  • Eleventh Lyran Regulars[29]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Tangua 17.9 Mandaoaaru 18.1 Miquelon 21.7 Recife 23.3
Ewanrigg 26.6 Khartoum 29 Anembo 29.7 Ellengurg 30.7
Windsor 30.8 Strandfontein 33.5 Brooloo 37.6 Millerton 39.2
Baggville 41.1 Zwipadze 43.4 Timehri 43.9 Abbadiyah 45
Bucklands 46.6 Howick 47.5 Inarcs 48.9 Arluna 50
Goetville 50 Tsarahavana 50.3 Abushiri 52.1 Trentham 53.9
Nouasseur 54.3 Guatavita 54.5 Prydain 54.7 Neerabup 56.3
New Capetown 59.6 Adelaide 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 Operational Turning Points: Falcon Incursion, p. 5, "Planet Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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 Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 25, "Rim Worlds Republic At the Fall of the Star League [2750]"
  6. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Protectorate of Donegal world within the Lyran Commonwealth befor [2340] and after at their founding in [2341]"
  7. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571] Map"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  10. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 [3040] Map"
  15. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3050]"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  18. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere Map [3052]"
  19. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  20. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  22. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  23. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table [3079]"
  24. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  25. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  26. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  27. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  28. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 119, "Unit Deployment Table"
  29. 29.0 29.1 NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p.44, "Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"

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