Dell

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Dell[edit]

Dell
Dell neighbouring systems
Dell neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -61.28 : 330.82[e]
Spectral class K3V[1]
Recharge time 194 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Zenith[1]

The Dell system was the location of at least one habitable world and as at 3145 was located in the Clan Hell's Horses Occupation Zone.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Dell system is located close to the Svarstaad and Vulcan systems[4] and consists of at least four planets orbiting a class K3V primary; at least one of the planets, Dell IV, has been inhabited, and during the thirty-first century a recharge station was in place at the zenith jump point.[1]

System History[edit]

The Bensinger system was colonised during the Star League era at some point after the end of the Reunification War.[5][4]

Dell IV[edit]

Dell
Geophysical
System position 4th[1]
Jump point
distance
4.62 days[1]
Moons 2 (Ai Kanaka, Lona)[1]
Surface gravity 0.98[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 27°C (Temperate)[1]
Surface water 86%[1]
Highest native life Amphibians[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Infrastructure
Capital Cosmopolis[1]
Population 300,000,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels C-B-C-C-B[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Dell IV - more commonly referred to simply as Dell - is the fourth planet in the Dell system and has two moons named Ai Kanaka and Lona.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

In early September 3050 Dell was conquered by Clan Wolf as part of the fourth wave of Operation REVIVAL. Khan Ulric Kerensky had a personal hand in the planet's conquest, leading his Golden Keshik alongside most of the Fourth Wolf Guards minus Trinary Rogue against the Twenty-fourth Arcturan Guards RCT. The Twenty-fourth's commanding officer, Marshal Grace Shremp, assumed that Clan Wolf would conduct a surgical strike at the heart of the planet's megacomplex of Cosmopolis and so constructed a strong line of fortifications. These assumptions were proved incorrect when Khan Ulric Kerensky kept his forces just outside the defensive perimeter and instead skirmished with the Guards at Issel, Bainbridge and Cossin. These attacks caused little material damage but were psychologically devastating. The end came when Marshal Shremp made the decision to abandon the fortifications and meet the Wolves in Mercer Valley. In one of the few instances during the invasion in which Clan forces used such weapons, the valley had been mined with Vibrabombs. These mines, in combination with interlocking fields of fire, produced a killing field from which very few Lyran Guards survived.[6]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • Twenty-third York Regulars[34]

2821[edit]

  • Twenty-third York Regulars[34]

3025[edit]

3028[edit]

  • Twenty-fourth Arcturan Guards[36]

3038[edit]

  • Twenty-fourth Arcturan Guards RCT[37]

3050[edit]

  • Twenty-fourth Arcturan Guards RCT[38]

3054[edit]

3079[edit]

3145[edit]

Geography[edit]

Dell has six major continents named Hawaii, Honolulu, Kalawao, Kauai, Maui and Ohana.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Bainbridge: site of a notable battle during the Clan invasion.[6]
  • Cosmopolis: the planetary capital city, located on Kauai.[1]
  • Cossin: site of a notable battle during the Clan invasion.[6]
  • Issel: site of a notable battle during the Clan invasion.[6]
  • Mercer Valley: site of a notable battle during the Clan invasion.[6]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Svarstaad 7.8 Vulcan 11.7 Zoetermeer 16.8 Skokie 21.3
Kreller 22.1 Vantaa 23.6 Sevren 24.3 Ridderkerk 25.3
Basiliano 26.5 Leskovik 29.3 Moritz 31.1 Colmar 31.9
Laurent 32.7 Dompaire 33.6 Planting 34.7 Seiduts 37.1
Mozirje 38.5 Evciler 42.6 Stonarboi 43.3 Baker 3 43.7
Harvest 44.5 Sudeten 44.6 Hohenems 46.4 Cusset 48.5
Tamar 48.6 Maestu 49.3 Devin 49.4 Kufstein 51.3
Feltre 51.7 Graus 51.7 Weingarten 51.8 Volders 53.9
Denizli 54.3 Kandis 55.5 Apolakkia 55.9 Romulus 56.3
Kirchbach 56.5 Twycross 58.3

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 Objectives: The Clans, p. 27, "Dell"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Clan Wolf Sourcebook, p. 62
  7. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth at their founding in [2341]"
  8. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571] Map"
  9. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822]"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 36039 [3040] Map"
  19. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  23. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  24. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  25. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Alliance after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  26. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42-43, "Inner Sphere - October 3067"
  27. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075]"
  28. Field Report: Clans, p. 27, "Clan Wolf/Clan Hell's Horses Deployment Map - August 3079"
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  30. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  31. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  32. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  33. Field Report 2765: LCAF, p. 20, "York Regulars" - Regimental Status
  34. 34.0 34.1 First Succession War (Source Book), p. 139, "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  35. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 116, "Unit Deployment Table"
  36. 36.0 36.1 NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p.44, "Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG"
  37. Historical: War of 3039, p. 137, "Deployment Table"
  38. 20 Year Update, p. 25, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  39. Objective Raids, p.32
  40. Field Report: Clans, p. 21, "Clan Wolf Deployment Status"
  41. 41.0 41.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. 167, "Clan Force Deployments - Clan Hell's Horses"
  42. Objectives: The Clans, p. 27, "Dell Aerospace Industriplex"

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