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Bethonolog neighbouring systems
Bethonolog neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -187.95 : -358.00[e]

The Bethonolog system was the location of at least one habitable world and as at 3145 was located in the Magistracy of Canopus.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Bethonolog system is located close to the Obrenovac and Restitution systems.[3][4]

System History[edit]

The Bethonolog system was colonised at some point prior to the end of the Age of War.[5][6]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Star League[edit]

Reunification War[edit]

War between the Star League and the Magistracy of Canopus was inevitable after the Magistracy joined the other Periphery nations in rejecting the Pollux Proclamation; when the war began, Bethonolog was a key trade hub for the Magistracy of Canopus, and in December 2579 was targetted for conquest by the Star League Defense Force task force led by Captain-General Marion Marik. The task force had faced setbacks earlier in the war, and was proceeding slowly in 2579, making sure that planets were targetted with overwhelming numbers of troops to reduce the effect of any resistance; as a result, on the 3rd of December 2579, SLDF forces consisting of the Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Brigades supported by the Second Orloff Grenadiers and the Third Regulan Hussars landed on Bethonolog under the overall command of SLDF General Mancini.[8][40]

Mancini expected to face resistance on Bethonolog and was already preparing plans for the assault on those positions held by the planetary militia when he received a message from the commander of the Canopian forces on the planet; the message stated that the militia Colonel intended to resist the occupation, but requested that the SLDF give permission for the military campaign to not begin until the 26th December. He further requested that the SDLF task force honor the spirit of the season by allowing the local population to enjoy Christmas, Chanukah, Al Hijira and Moharram, the traditional holidays of the various major religions on Bethonolog. Mancini agreed, and went so far as to have a Christmas pudding delivered to the militia commander; the Colonel responded by sending Mancini a bottle of the local wine and a turkey. When the military campaign finally began over the New Year, it lasted just a week and was half-hearted; despite this, honor was satisfied on both sides and the SLDF formally took control of the world from the 9th of January 2580.[8] Although Bethonolog would be occupied until the end of the war, it remained a part of the Magistracy unlike the majority of the worlds occupied during the early years of the war.[9]

Fall of the Star League[edit]

During the final years of the Star League, Bethonolog was the host to a Star League Defense Force garrison.[41]

Military Deployment[edit]





Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Restitution 21.4 Obrenovac 22.5 Gallis 26.6 Eleusis 26.7
Afarsin 30.7 Bass 30.9 Cranston 31.7 Lindenmarle 32.1
Manaus 35.5 Mangor 37.0 Royal Foxx 38.3 Ruschegg 39.0
Payvand 43.3 Vakarel 46.9 Saonara 47.7 Ceará 48.4
Scheuerheck 49.7 Booker 49.7 Rohinjan 55.0 Canopus IV 55.1
Megarez 55.5 Ayn Tarma 57.4 Glevakha 57.4 Umka 58.3
Skvorec 58.4 Tarol IV 58.6


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  2. 2.0 2.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
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  20. 20.0 20.1 Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map" Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HB:HLp49.22" defined multiple times with different content
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  25. Objective Raids, p. 46, "Map of Periphery States"
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  33. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075]"
  34. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "Free Worlds League Military Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
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  36. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
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  38. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
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