Connaught

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Connaught[edit]

Connaught
Connaught neighbouring systems
Connaught neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -54.29:-40.37[e]
Spectral class M2V[1]
Recharge time 203 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Zenith, Nadir[1]

The Connaught system was home to at least one habitable world, Connaught III, and as at 3145 was located in the Covenant Worlds province within the Free Worlds League.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Connaught system is located near the Acubens and Bordon systems[2][3] and consists of a class M2V primary orbited by at least three planets. During the thirty-first century recharge stations were in place at the nadir and zenith jump points.[1]

System History[edit]

The Connaught system was settled at some point during the First Exodus from Terra.[4] By the end of the Age of War Connaught had been incorporated into the Tyrfing Province of the Terran Hegemony.[5]

Connaught III[edit]

Connaught
Geophysical
System position 3rd[1]
Jump point
distance
2.86 days[1]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 1.0[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 30°C (Warm-Temperate)[1]
Surface water 48%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Infrastructure
Capital Ranelagh[1]
Population 361,200,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-B-C-B[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Connaught III - more commonly known simply as Connaught - is the third planet in the system and has hosted facilities operated by the noted defense contractor Kong Interstellar.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

In response to the recent raids and assaults on worlds within the Word of Blake Protectorate, the Blakists launched raiding parties against various worlds around the Protectorate border in early September 3076. Making use of weapons of mass destruction to augment the damage inflicted, the raiding parties - few of which were larger than a single Level III - struck at the worlds of Algorab, Alnasi, Amity, Bordon, Connaught, Hunan, Kessel, New Hessen, New Kyoto, Ronel, St. Andre, Styk, Tsitsang and Wei. Of the worlds hit, the Capellan Confederation took the brunt of the fighting.[6][7]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

3050[edit]

3054[edit]

  • Eighteenth Marik Militia[33]

3059[edit]

3067[edit]

  • Eighteenth Marik Militia[36]
  • Romanov's Crusaders[37]

3085[edit]

- At this point in time, the VII Protectors were at 60% of full strength, with 72% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

3145[edit]

Geography[edit]

Connaught has four continents named Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Ranelagh: the planetary capital city, located on Galway.[1]
  • Skellig: a city and the location on Leitrim of the Kong Interstellar manufacturing facilities. Skellig was also the site of the main planetary militia base.[1]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Acubens 10.6 Bordon 11.2 New Dallas 14.9 Nathan 15.6
Alphard 16.1 Irian 17.8 Miaplacidus 18.5 Remulac 18.9
Talitha 20.9 Van Diemen IV 21.5 Tyrfing 24.4 Marcus 25.2
Dieudonné 25.4 Pliska 25.9 Savannah 26.1 Callison 26.6
Castor 27.4 Dubhe 29.2 Zosma 30.3 Devil's Rock 30.9
Chertan 32.1 Elbing 32.3 Pollux 33.7 Blue Sava 33.8
Wyatt 34.6 Wing 36.1 Aquileia 36.4 Catroxx 36.8
Wasat 37.2 Afleir 37.5 Augustine 38.0 Alhena 38.2
Hechnar 40.1 Oliver 40.2 Hall 40.5 Avellaneda 42.0
Denebola 42.1 Graham IV 43.0 Marik 43.1 Phecda 43.7
Alchiba 44.2 Milton 44.3 Hamilton 45.0 Zavijava 45.9
Alula Australis 46.6 Mandal 48.1 Shiloh 49.0 Berenson 50.9
Lipton 51.0 Outreach 51.5 St. Gall 51.6 Adhafera 52.1
Grobin 52.4 Liberty 52.7 Chara 53.1 Tania Borealis 53.9
Kalidasa 54.3 Alioth 54.5 Haddings 55.3 Cor Caroli 56.4
Elgin 56.8 Bonaire 57.0 Thorin 57.3 Procyon 57.3
Abadan 57.8 New Hope 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 Objectives: Free Worlds League, p. 29, "Connaught"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League at their founding in [2271]"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  6. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 22, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  7. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 56, "The Jihad In Review"
  8. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571] Map"
  9. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  12. 12.0 12.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  13. 13.0 13.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 118, "Digesting The Hegemony"
  14. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succesion War [2822] Map"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  16. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succesion War [2864] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succesion War [3025] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succesion War [3030] Map"
  19. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere [3050] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3052, p. 25, "Inner Sphere [3052] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere [3057] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058] Map"
  24. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere [3063] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  26. ' Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - March 3081"
  28. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  29. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  30. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  31. Map of Covenant Worlds included with Free Worlds League map as of [3139]
  32. 20 Year Update, p. 56, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  33. Objective Raids, p. 38, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  34. Field Manual: Free Worlds League, p. 112, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  35. Field Manual: Mercenaries, p. 108, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  36. Field Manual: Updates, p. 160, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  37. Mercenaries Supplemental , p. 68, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  38. Field Manual: 3085, p. 187, "RAF Deployment Table - 3085"
  39. Field Manual: 3145, p. 116, "Free Worlds League Military"
  40. Objectives: Free Worlds League, p. 29, "Kong Interstellar Corporation"

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