Cor Caroli

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Cor Caroli
Cor Caroli neighbouring systems
Cor Caroli neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -62.30:15.46[e]
Spectral class A0VI & F0V[1]
Planets 5[1]

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

Cor Caroli
Geophysical
System position 2[1]
Jump point
distance
52 days[1]
Moons None (asteroid ring)[1]
Surface gravity 1.11[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 50°C[1]
Surface water 71%[1]
Highest native life Reptiles[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Kaitlyn MacDougal (Governor)[1]
Machas Hollebowitz (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Corriolas[1]
Population 3,025,000,000[1]

Owner History[edit]

Planetary Garrison[edit]

3145[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Cor Caroli is a binary star system with a hot A-class Subdwarf star and a much cooler F0 class star. The habitable worlds and asteroid belt orbit the cooler star. The dwarf star is nearly 680 AU away from the inhabitable worlds, but even over that great distance the electromagnetic radiation it emits interrupts communications and interferes with navigation systems.[1]

The initial settlers were interested in the vast stores of minerals and metal ores available both on Cor Caroli itself and in the asteroid belt. Unfortunately these plans were interrupted when several nickel-iron asteroids were sent to the planet via Mass Driver. The computations used to plot the course of the asteroids were incorrect, and these asteroids landed on the planet's surface. These impacts destroyed several cities and launched a great deal of ash, dirt, and other planetary material into the atmosphere, creating a "limited nuclear winter" that lasted for several decades.[1]

Despite this setback Cor Caroli continued to attract new settlers. By the time of the Star League Cor Caroli was jointly overseen by the Lyran Commonwealth and Terran Hegemony. Both nations had corporations that held operations on the world. After the fall of the Star League the world became part of the Lyran Commonwealth. The Free Worlds League and Draconis Combine raided the world many times during the Succession Wars, but the mining operations continued to produce. Repairs and rebuilding to the plants kept them functioning, albeit at a lower rate. By 2950 however, nearly one fifth (20%) of the mining operations production was permanently lost.[1]

The capital city, Corriolas, is found on Ferrini, the northern landmass. The largest mining corporation (Caroli Mining Consortium) has its headquarters in Maureen, the largest city on the southern continent of Nikallini. The smallest continent, Pluribi, is located at Cor Caroli's south pole and is uninhabited.[1]

Cor Caroli was annexed non-violently by the Word of Blake during the Jihad and incorporated into the Word of Blake Protectorate by the 1st of August 3068,[24] but was the first target of the Lyran portion of Operation SCOUR, the invasion of the Protectorate by the allied coalition. Under the command of Duck Robert Kelswa-Steiner allied forces invaded Cor Caroli on the 21st of January 3077 and liberated the world in less than a week.[26] The allied coalition forces assigned to the attack on Cor Caroli consisted of the Skye Guards, the First Crucis Lancers and the Seventh Free Worlds Legionnaires; Duke Kelswa-Steiner's campaign involved the Guards and the Lancers attacking the Blakist forces head on outside the city of Manovota, with the Legionnaires providing cover. The Blakists retreated after taking approximately 20% losses, with another 30% of their strength being lost in subsequent skirmishes. Down to half strength, the Word forces evacuated Cor Caroli, leaving the planet in coalition hands after only a week. A victorious news broadcast covering the liberation of Cor Caroli was issued by Myra Kellison of Tharkad Media Associates.[35]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Alioth 3.7 Mizar 9.3 Milton 12.8 Alchiba 14.7
Alcor 18.3 Haddings 18.3 Galatea 20.5 Summer 20.7
Phecda 20.9 Afleir 21.5 Syrma 24.1 Wyatt 24.3
Gacrux 24.7 Menkent 25.2 Zosma 28.6 Wing 29.4
Denebola 29.8 Lipton 29.8 Callison 30.5 Marcus 31.2
Dubhe 32.6 Shiloh 32.9 Chertan 33.4 Zollikofen 33.6
Zebebelgenubi 33.6 Chara 34.3 Zavijava 34.3 Muphrid 34.9
Alhena 36.1 Skye 36.3 Oliver 37.9 Castor 38.9
Nusakan 39.1 Thorin 39.5 Vindemiatrix 39.6 Alkalurops 39.7
Devil's Rock 40.4 Zaniah 41.0 Carsphairn 41.2 New Dallas 41.6
Alula Australis 43.0 Dieudonné 43.3 Pollux 43.7 Alkaid 44.8
Lyons 45.7 Rocky 46.5 Graham IV 46.6 Kochab 47.4
Bordon 48.9 Alphecca 49.0 Skondia 50.4 Aquileia 50.6
Seginus 51.4 New Earth 51.4 Ko 52.6 Algorab 52.6
Tyrfing 52.6 Laiaka 54.5 Yorii 54.6 Remulac 55.9
Connaught 56.4 Unukalhai 56.6 Killbourn 57.3 Talitha 57.5
Kalidasa 58.1 Atria 58.7 Catroxx 59.2

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 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 179, "Cor Caroli World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Federation of Skye world within the Lyran Commonwealth befor [2340] and after at their founding in [2341]"
  3. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571] Map"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  6. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  7. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  9. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  13. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132, "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 [3040] Map"
  16. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3050]"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere Map [3052]"
  20. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  22. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Alliance after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  23. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  24. 24.0 24.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 45, "The Jihad In Review"
  25. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  26. 26.0 26.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 56, "The Jihad In Review"
  27. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Commonwealth Deployment Map [3079]"
  28. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  29. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  30. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  32. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  33. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  34. Field Manual: 3145, p. 170, "Clan Force Deployments - Wolf Empire"
  35. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 25, "Victory At Cor Caroli"

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