Bellatrix

This article is about the planet. For other uses, see Bellatrix (Vessel) and Bellatrix (Union).


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

Bellatrix
Bellatrix neighbouring systems
Bellatrix neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 54.28:-351.61[e]

The Bellatrix system was the location of at least one habitable world and as at 3145 was located in the Victoria Commonality of the Capellan Confederation.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Bellatrix system is located close to the Krakatau and Kurvasa systems.[3]

System History[edit]

The Bellatrix system was colonised during or shortly after the First Exodus from Terra.[4]

Star League[edit]

By 2616 the world of Bellatrix had been captured by the Free Worlds League; assigned to capture Bellatrix back were Stirling's Fusiliers, one of the regiments that made up the Northwind Highlanders. Despite being outnumbered three to one by the defending Ajax's Avengers, the Fusiliers struck using a combination of ferocity and superior tactics that saw the Avengers smashed and routed. The Avengers fled eastwards across the southern continent, only to find that they couldn't shake off the pursuing Fusiliers, and when forced to stand and fight by poor weather the Avengers were quickly wiped out.[5]

Prior to the Fall of the Star League, Bellatrix was the headquarters of the Star League Defense Forces LXIII Corps (Star League) and the 231st BattleMech Division. Tensions between the SLDF personnel and the planetary residents were strained, but non-violent.[6]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

2616[edit]

2674[edit]

3025[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Krakatau 6.7 Kurvasa 14.7 Itsbur 15.0 Decatur 15.4
Ordino 16.6 Borden 19.3 Vard 20.2 Columbine 21.4
Egress 23.1 Burl 23.6 Lucknow 23.7 Amu Darya 24.8
Kalindam 27.8 Prix 28.3 Drozan 29.4 Quimberton 30.0
Madras 31.0 Barras 33.5 Primus 34.8 Gunthar 34.9
Toch Zu 35.9 Cavalor 36.8 Turin 36.9 Buenos Aires 37.4
Raphael 37.8 Midthun 38.2 Victoria 38.8 Pojos 40.0
Pell 41.7 Menke 41.9 Nihal 42.1 Dicon 43.1
Renown 48.0 Kazu 48.5 Mazdru 48.8 Valdives 48.8
Sunnywood 49.6 Chennai 49.7 Xieng Khouang 50.5 Hurik 50.5
Kasdach 51.0 Holloway 51.3 Jacomarle 51.7 Sindalin 52.2
Grand Base 53.4 Brest 53.6 Merdal 54.3 Niomede 54.6
Principia 54.7 Jacson 56.6 Alexandria 56.7 Wantorill 57.1
Shiba 57.8 Payia 58.1 Zanzor 58.3 Kimi 59.1
Repulse 59.3 Mitchel 59.3 Ward 59.3

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 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding, 2366"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Mercenaries Supplemental, p. 55, "Stirling's Fusiliers: Never Second Best"
  6. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 91, "231st BattleMech Division"
  7. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
  8. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War [2571]"
  9. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  11. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War [2822]"
  12. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War [2864]"
  13. 13.0 13.1 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 107, "Unit Deployment Table"
  14. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War [3025]"
  15. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  16. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere [3050] Map
  18. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere [3052] Map
  19. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere [3057] Map
  20. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere [3063] Map
  22. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  23. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere [3075] Map
  24. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table [3079]"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  26. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  27. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  28. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  29. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 253, "SLDF - Capellan Confederation Military Command Map"

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