Chirikof

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Chirikof[edit]

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

Chirikof
Chirikof neighbouring systems
Chirikof neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 335.80 : -233.46[e]
Spectral class F8VI[1][2]
Recharge time 179 hours[1][2]
Recharge station(s) Zenith, Nadir[1][2]

The Chirikof system was home to at least one habitable world, Chirikof IV, and as at 3145 was the administrative capital of the Chirikof Operational Area of the Crucis March within the Federated Suns.[3][4]

System Description[edit]

The Chirikof system is located near the Cambiano and Noatak systems[3][4] and consists of a class G9V primary orbited by at least four planets. During the thirty-first century recharge stations were in place at both of the system jump points.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Chirikof system was colonised during the First Exodus from Terra.[5] Chirikof was an important administrative world within the Crucis March for much of its history and one of three operational area capital worlds within the March.[1]

Chirikof IV[edit]

Chirikof
Planetary flag of Chirikof
Planetary flag of Chirikof
Geophysical
System position 4th[1][2]
Jump point
distance
12.01 days[1][2]
Moons 2 (Madden, Pietrikof)[1][2]
Surface gravity 1.1[1][2]
Atmospheric pressure Heavy (Breathable)[1][2]
Equatorial temperature 22°C (Arid)[1][2]
Surface water 22%[1][2]
Highest native life Mammals[1][2]
Reference Year 3067[1] - 3079[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler Lady Sabinna Huachucho[1]
Capital Weath[2]
Population 412,380,400 (3067)[1]
5,412,380,400 (3079)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels C-C-A-D-D[1][2]
HPG (Representative) B[1][2]

Chirikof IV - more commonly referred to simply as Chirikof - is the fourth planet in the Chirikof system and has two moons named Madden and Pietrikof.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Chirikof was a waystation for travelers in the Federated Suns Outback. The Armed Forces of the Federated Suns made the world headquarters for the Chirikof Operations Area, a part of the Crucis March which covered the area between the Capellan March and the Taurian Concordat. Originally settled as a mining colony, the world exported germanium to Galax well into the thirty-first century. As expansion efforts along the Taurian border grew, Chirikof became more and more important as a travel stop. Ships and crews would use Chirikof as a base station during their explorations, which stimulated the Federated Suns' leadership to build space stations and permanently station military forces there.[1]

The increased number of ships and resulting docking fees were welcomed by the citizens of the world as the mining operations greatly reduced their output. Chirikof was still a key part of the transportation network for the Outback in the late thirty-first century, with ships constantly traveling to and from the system. To defend against pirates and other threats, the AFFS High Command had permanently stationed two regiments of marines, a regiment of special forces, and several brigades of active duty and militia conventional forces on the world. Several wings of AeroSpace Fighters and DropShips guarded the space stations from threats.[1]

Before the Periphery March was fully activated, Chirikof acted as the headquarters for General Raymond-Roger Marsin's operations in the Outback.[2]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3067[edit]

  • Lady Sabinna Huachucho[1]

Geography[edit]

Chirikof has three continents named Curran, Deveroux and Moody.[2]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Weath: the planetary capital city, located on Curran.[2]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Cambiano 17.9 Noatak 20.2 Ingenstrem 20.3 Alsek 20.7
Islamabad 25.1 Nizina 26.6 Kaiyuh 30.9 Hecheng 33.0
Kotzebue 33.6 Colorado 35.5 Darwendale 38.0 Kaguyak 38.6
Macintosh 38.8 Semichi 40.7 Belaire 40.9 Gambarare 42.3
Chirac 45.0 Sparrevohn 45.9 Nunivak 47.2 Grosvenor 50.7
Zacatecoluca 52.5 Tegaldanas 52.9 As Samik 54.4 Tiruchchirappalli 55.0
Tatlawiksuk 55.9 Susulatna 56.8 Notwina 56.9 Gulkana 58.4
Basantapur 58.5 Panpour 59.4 El Kerak 59.4

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 Handbook: House Davion, p. 93, "Chirikof"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 Objectives: Federated Suns, p. 20, "Strategic Systems"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns at their Founding - [2317] Map"
  6. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  9. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  11. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  12. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succesion War - [2822] Map"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  15. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns Map - [3025]"
  16. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039] - [3040] Map"
  19. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  21. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  23. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  24. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  25. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  26. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  27. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  28. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  30. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  31. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  32. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"

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