Cylene

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Cylene[edit]

Cylene
Cylene neighbouring systems
Cylene neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 105.98:25.03[e]
Spectral class F9V[1]
Planets 2[1]

The Cylene system was home to at least one habitable world, Cylene II, and as at 3145 was located in the Ashio Prefecture of the Dieron Military District within the Draconis Combine.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Crofton system is located near the Markab and Skat systems[2][3] and consists of a class F9V primary orbited by at least two planets.[1]

System History[edit]

The Cylene system was colonised at some point prior to the end of the Age of War.[4] An early Age of War battle between the Terran Hegemony and the Draconis Combine was fought near Cylene. During the battle a disabled Combine fighter made a kamikaze assault upon the TAS Dreadnought, igniting a near-catastrophic fire that almost destroyed the ship.[5]

Cylene II[edit]

Cylene
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 2[1]
Jump point
distance
11 days[1]
Moons 3 (Joseppe, Hermione, and Allestra)[1]
Surface gravity 1.26[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 29°C[1]
Surface water 43%[1]
Highest native life Reptiles[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Jinjiro Worthington (Governor)[1]
Clark Avery (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Halcyon[1]
Population 9,459,000[1]

Cylene II - more commonly known simply as Cylene - is the second planet in the system and has three moons named Allestra, Hermione and Joseppe.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

The Dark Age[edit]

By the mid-thirty-second century the population of Cylene had declined significantly from its peak, thanks to the steadily advancing planetary ice age and the damage inflicted on the planet during the Succession Wars. Cylene still ahd abundant supplies of ores and mineral resources located near the surface, and these were the only reason that the planet had been inhabited for as long as it had been; it was widely expected that when the readily-extracted ore supplies were exhausted, the population of the planet would decline sharply as the population headed for more temperate planets.[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3130[edit]

  • Governor Jinjiro Worthington[1]
  • Planetary Legate Clark Avery[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

3025[edit]

3038[edit]

  • Ninth Dieron Regulars[30]

3039[edit]

  • Eighth Striker Regiment (October - December)[31]

3050[edit]

Geography[edit]

Cylene has three major continents named Absalom, Clytemnestra and Graus. Absalom runs almost completely around the planetary equator, while Graus lies in the north and Clymenestra the south. Cylene has been steadily moving into an ice age since its discovery by humans, and is becoming increasingly inimical to human life as a consequence; by the thirty-second century the temperature at the equator was near-freezing.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Halcyon: the planetary capital city, located on Absalom.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Markab 8.6 Skat 12.8 Okaya 13.3 Galatia III 18.7
Mallory's World 19.9 Mara 22.7 Lapida II 27.1 Fellanin II 27.2
Sadachbia 27.6 Ronel 29.5 Ozawa 30.7 Kurhah 31.4
Murchison 31.7 Ancha 32.5 Halstead Station 33.4 David 34.6
Biham 36.1 Tannil 36.1 Sadalbari 36.5 Shinonoi 39.0
Elbar 39.0 New Florence 39.8 Towne 40.5 New Rhodes III 41.0
Addicks 43.1 Pokhara 44.4 Yance I 44.9 Tallassee 45.9
Al Na'ir 46.3 Ankaa 46.5 Schedar 47.8 Tybalt 48.2
Homam 48.5 Cartago 48.8 Hean 50.4 Helen 50.8
Alnadal 51.6 New Sumatra 51.6 Mirach 52.0 Celebes 52.2
Chichibu 52.2 Ashio 52.8 Proserpina 53.1 Rio 54.8
Deneb Kaitos 56.2 Errai 57.6 Raman 57.8 Kentares IV 57.9
Caselton 58.5 Shimonita 58.7 Nashira 58.9 Piedmont 59.0
Waycross 59.3

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 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 47, "Cylene World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War [2571]"
  5. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 78 "Last Stand of the Grand Old Queen"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  9. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succession War [2822]"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  11. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succession War [2864]"
  12. 12.0 12.1 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 87, "Military Revival"
  13. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succession War [3025]"
  14. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  15. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere [3050] Map"
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere [3052] Map"
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  20. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  21. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  23. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075]"
  24. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns Deployment Map - August 3079"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  26. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  27. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  28. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  29. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 133, "Unit Deployment Table"
  30. Historical: War of 3039, p. 138 "Deployment Table"
  31. 31.0 31.1 Historical: War of 3039, p. 140, "Deployment Table"
  32. 20 Year Update, p. 19, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"

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