Dalkeith

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Dalkeith[edit]

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

Dalkeith
Dalkieth nearby systems
Dalkieth nearby systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -26.40:157.71[e]
Spectral class K5V[1]
Recharge time 196 hours[1]

The Dalkeith system is home to at least one inhabited world, Dalkeith V, and as at 3145 is located in the Skandia Province of the Rasalhague Dominion.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Dalkeith system is located near the Orestes and Sakhalin systems[2][3] and consists of a class K5V primary orbited by at least five planets.[1]

System History[edit]

The Dalkeith system was settled prior to the Age of War and was a part of the Tamar Pact prior to the formation of the Lyran Commonwealth, becoming a Lyran world once the Commonwealth was established in the mid-twenty-fourth century.[4]

Dalkeith V[edit]

Dalkeith
Geophysical
System position 5[1]
Jump point
distance
4.12 days[1]
Moons 4 (Dal-Ra, Dal-Rue, Dal-Tal, Dal-Mar)[1]
Surface gravity 1.0[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Tainted)[1]
Equatorial temperature 30°C (Mild-Temperate)[1]
Surface water 70%[1]
Highest native life Avian[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Duke Richard Wonson II (3067)[1]
Population 2,000,000,000 (2750)[1]
300,968,000 (3067)[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-C-B-D (3067)[1]
HPG (Representative) B (3067)[1]

Dalkeith V - more commonly known simply as Dalkeigh - is the fifth planet in the Dalkeith system and has four moons, Dal-Mar, Dal-Ra, Dal-Rue, and Dal-Tal.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

During the Star League era Dalkeith was a beautiful world with a population of more than two billion. During the First Succession War the Draconis Combine launched more than a dozen 100-megaton nuclear weapons against the defending Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces troops. These weapons, combined with chemical weapons, were sufficient to destroy the Lyran defenders, a Castle Brian complex, and nearly the entire population. In 3075 the planet's population barely reached three hundred million. The effects of the nuclear strike were still felt, with an atmosphere high in carbon dioxide and micro dust particulates. The inhabitants needed to wear filtration devices to breath this atmosphere, but as a small compensation they had a higher resistance to certain types of radiation.[1]

Dalkeith remained inhabited because of the large number of radioactive and heavy metals located under the Alveria mountain range, vital raw materials for the LCAF's war machine.[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3067[edit]

  • Duke Richard Wonaon II[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

3038[edit]

3050[edit]

3061[edit]

  • Fourth Deneb Light Cavalry RCT[23]

3067[edit]

3145[edit]

Geography[edit]

Dalkeith is notable for the presence of the Alveria mountain range, a rich source of heavy metals and radioactives.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Sakhalin 6.5 Orestes 9.9 Morningside 13.8 Symington 15.7
Ganshoren 17 Fatima 18.7 Accrington 20.7 Al Hillah 21
Eaglesham 24.1 Phalan 24.2 Camlann 28.1 Blue Diamond 28.2
Meacham 29.7 Port Moseby 29.9 Auldhouse 30.8 Shionoha 31.2
Aubisson 32.8 Apostica 33.4 Grumium 36.2 Kannon 36.3
Corridan IV 38.1 Karbala 39 Cebalrai 42.4 Yed Posterior 42.5
Buckminster 44.1 Glenlivet 44.2 Baxter 45.3 New Wessex 46.4
Yed Prior 49 Alnasi 50.9 Kelenfold 51 Leganes 51.5
Fort Loudon 51.7 Ueda 51.7 Alexandria 52.1 Dehgolan 52.1
Carstairs 53.9 Arcturus 54.3 Shirotori 54.8 Vega 55.9
Kerensky's Vision 56 Rasalgethi 56.6 Tukayyid 57.1 Kimball II 58.7

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 FedCom Civil War (sourcebook), p. 197, "Planet 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 4.2 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Tamar Pact world within the Lyran Commonwealth befor [2340] and after at their founding in [2341]"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  9. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132, "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
  10. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  11. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  12. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  13. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  14. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  15. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  16. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075] Map"
  17. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  18. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  19. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  20. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  21. Historical: War of 3039, p. 137, "Deployment Table"
  22. 20 Year Update, p. 26, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  23. Shattered Sphere, p. 48, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table"
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 Field Manual: Updates, p. 177 - "Lyran Alliance Deploment Table"
  25. Field Manual: 3145, p. 172, "Clan Force Deployments - Rasalhague Dominion"

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