Dalton

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Dalton[edit]

Dalton
Dalton neighbouring systems
Dalton neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -115.77:-229.90[e]
Spectral class K1V[1][2]
Recharge time 192 hours[2]
Recharge station(s) None[1][2]

The Dalton system was home to at least one habitable world, Dalton V, and as at 3145 was located in the Oriente Protectorate province of the Free Worlds League.[3][4]

System Description[edit]

The Dalton system is located near the Chilung and Jouques systems.[5]

System History[edit]

The Dalton system was colonized during Age of War.[6][7]

Dalton V[edit]

Dalton
Planetary Flag
Planetary Flag
Geophysical
System position 5th[1][2]
Jump point
distance
5.18 days[2]
Moons 3 (Trigg, Graves, Marshall)[2]
Surface gravity 0.98[2]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[2]
Equatorial temperature 36°C (Very Hot)[2]
Surface water 56%
Highest native life Mammals[1][2]
Reference Year 3025[1] - 3079[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler First Minister Archibald Carter (Political Leader)[1]
Capital Castleton[2]
Population 2,765,000,000 (3025)[1]
205,110,000 (3079)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-A-B-A[2]
HPG (Representative) B[1][2]
(Precentor Warren Chu)[1]

Dalton V - more commonly known simply as Dalton - is the fifth planet in the system and has three moons named Graves, Marshall and Trigg. During the thirty-first century an orbital production facility operated by Nimakachi Fusion Products was in place at the L2 point above Dalton, producing a number of different DropShip designs.[2]

Planetary History[edit]

Dalton is a water-rich world with stormy weather. These storms would commonly break levees where the SLDF troops on planet would assist in relief efforts. Star League troops on world would also regularly capture smugglers passing between the planets continents.[8][9]

Dalton's most famous resident was Hilda Lauber, the first wife of Janos Marik. The Dalton government went to great lengths to reward good work in every field, and as a result no-one was bitter and there was little discontent. The only downside to this practise was a lack of support for the arts; the residents of Dalton believed that there was no way to evaluate a work while the author was still alive. Artists and writers tended to leave Dalton and go to other worlds where their work was appreciated.[1]

By the mid-thirty-first century Dalton had been inhabited for almost six centuries, and for the entire of that period, the planet hadn't suffered a single earthquake. This was unique as the first probe that landed on the world in 2310 found a lot of seismic activity. Two hundred years later (in 2521) another probe detected no seismic activity.[1]

The Jihad[edit]

The arrival of the Sixth Oriente Hussars on Dalton was at first seen as a good thing, but it rapidly became clear that their arrival was the first step in the Duchy of Oriente annexing the system. Despite this, the citizens of Dalton went along with the annexation as they preferred it to becoming part of the Principality of Regulus.[2]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3025[edit]

  • First Minister Archibald Carter[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

2764[edit]

3054[edit]

3079[edit]

- At this point in time, the 6th Oriente Hussars were deployed across Dalton and Mansu-ri. The 6th was at 85% of full strength.

3085[edit]

Geography[edit]

Dalton has three major continents named Cumbria, Dumfries and Galloway.[2]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Castleton: the planetary capital city, located on Cumbria.[2]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Manufacturing Centers[edit]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Jouques 18.9 Chilung 18.9 Shenwan 21.2 Tintavel 22.3
Maritgues 25.9 Zara 27.1 Milnerton 30.6 Mansu-ri 32.0
Vikindu 32.4 Heathville 32.9 Dayr Khuna 33.5 Barlaston 37.5
Camlann 38.3 Fujidera 39.2 Ragusa 39.6 Pec 41.2
Oriente 43.6 Antipolo 44.2 Cirebon 45.7 Elektrougli 45.9
Kearny 46.1 Nullarbor 47.3 Salur 49.5 Loeches 50.3
Fletcher 52.0 Kwamashu 53.1 Muscida 53.2 Cameron 53.4
Nam Dinh 53.6 New Praha 55.3 Guangzho 55.8 Sappho 57.0
Keeling 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 House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 162, "Dalton Planet Guide"
  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: Free Worlds League, p. 16, "Dalton"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 13, "Free Worlds League befor after at their founding in [2271]"
  7. 7.0 7.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 130, "Independent Regiments"
  9. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 131, "14th Jump Infantry Division"
  10. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 130, "Independent Regiments"
  11. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 254, "SLDF - Free Worlds League Military Command Map"
  12. Objective Raids, p. 38, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  13. Field Report: FWLM, p. 10, "Duchy of Oriente"
  14. 14.0 14.1 Field Manual: 3085, p. 92, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  15. Field Manual: 3145, p. 115, "Free Worlds League Military"
  16. Objectives: Free Worlds League, p. 17
  17. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571]"
  18. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  19. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War [2822]"
  20. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  21. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War [2864]"
  22. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War [3025]"
  23. 23.0 23.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  24. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  25. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  27. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3057"
  28. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - 3063"
  29. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  30. ' Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 41, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  31. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere [3075] Map
  32. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "FWLM Deployment Map [3079]"
  33. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - March 3081"
  34. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  35. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  36. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3135"

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