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Deneb Kaitos[edit]

Deneb Kaitos
Deneb Kaitos neighbouring systems
Deneb Kaitos neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 64.62:-12.97[e]
Spectral class K2III[1]
Planets 9[1]

The Deneb Kaitos system was home to at least one habitable world, Deneb Kaitos III, and as at 3145 was located in the remains of the Robinson Operational Area of the Draconis March within the Federated Suns.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Deneb Kaitos system is located near the Ankaa and Hean systems[4] and consists of a class K2III primary orbited by nine planets.[1]

System History[edit]

The Deneb Kaitos system was colonised by the Terran Hegemony[1] and had been colonised by the time the Capellan Confederation was founded in the mid-twenty-fourth century.[5]

Deneb Kaitos III[edit]

Deneb Kaitos
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 3[1]
Jump point
distance
5 days[1]
Moons 2 (Diphda and Shemali)[1]
Surface gravity 0.9[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 20°C[1]
Surface water 80%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Florin Cintron (Governor)[1]
Margorie Thorek (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Cetus [6]
Population 269,000,000[1]

Deneb Kaitos III - more commonly known simply as Deneb Kaitos - is an unremarkable world dominated by rolling grasslands and tundra, and has two moons named Diphda and Shemali.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Though briefly controlled by the Capellan Confederation during the Third Succession War, Deneb Kaitos has long been a part of the Federated Suns. In that realm it is best known as the homeworld of the Deneb Light Cavalry regiments. Many of the warriors of the DLC have traded Deneb Kaitos' tundra and grasslands for service in the Armed Forces of the Federated Suns. After the fall of the first Star League one of the regiments most strongly associated with Deneb Kaitos - the Fourth Deneb Light Cavalry - chose not to depart on the Exodus with Commanding General Aleksandr Kerensky and the bulk of the Star League Defense Force. The fall of the Star League had led to starvation on Deneb Kaitos as food shipments were cut off, and the Fourth - then one of the SLDF Rapid Deployment Mixed Armed Forces (RMDAF) regiments - agreed to sign on with the Armed Forces of the Federated Suns in exchange for food shipments to support the planetary population.[1]

The Jihad[edit]

The Word of Blake launched a wave of attacks during the first two weeks of July 3069 that targeted the worlds of Bharat, Deneb Kaitos, Ingress, Kawich and Ruchbah. Deneb Kaitos was one of the worlds to fall in the face of a conventional assault, and was incorporated into the Word of Blake Protectorate.[7] During their assault the Word of Blake forces destroyed the Fourth Deneb Light Cavalry as a combat force. Years later during Operation SCOUR, the FedSuns task force liberated the world and discovered that the remains of the Fourth DLC had been fighting a guerrilla resistance war since the destruction of the regiment. They were assisted in this by the many veterans and retirees from the DLC.[1] As of 3085 the world is home to the rebuilding Fourth DLC.[8]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3130[edit]

  • Planetary Governor Florin Cintron[1]
  • Planetary Legate Margorie Thorek[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

2821[edit]

3025[edit]

3067[edit]

3079[edit]

  • Fourth Deneb Light Cavalry RCT[41]

Geography[edit]

Deneb Kaitos has three continents named Baten, Menkar and Mira. Baten is in the northern hemisphere while Menkar and Mira straddle the equator.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Cetus: The planetary capital city, located on Baten.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Hean 10.2 Ankaa 10.7 Ruchbah 12.2 Addicks 14.0
Small World 14.2 Ingress 16.0 Basalt 16.1 Tigress 19.4
Kawich 19.8 Errai 20.4 Fletcher 20.8 Towne 21.4
Nopah 22.0 Achernar 23.2 Helen 24.1 Sheratan 25.3
Ozawa 25.6 New Florence 26.0 Tybalt 26.4 Lockdale 28.9
Bharat 29.3 Pokhara 29.9 Hamal 30.5 Woodstock 31.3
Quentin 31.4 Northwind 32.1 Ronel 32.7 Yangtze 32.8
Murchison 34.3 Rio 34.6 Angol 34.8 Epsilon Indi 35.5
Acamar 35.8 Galatia III 37.7 New Rhodes III 37.9 Slocum 39.8
Azha 40.0 Alrescha 41.5 New Stevens 42.8 Arboris 44.1
Nirasaki 44.3 Al Na'ir 44.4 Deneb Algedi 45.6 Saffel 46.3
Bex 46.3 Mirach 46.4 Kansu 46.9 Terra Firma 46.9
Epsilon Eridani 47.0 Fomalhaut 47.4 Tikonov 48.1 New Hessen 48.2
Markab 48.7 Skat 49.1 Nashira 49.6 Biham 50.2
Ancha 50.3 Mallory's World 50.4 Sadachbia 51.4 Bryant 51.4
Caph 53.2 Genoa 53.3 Schedar 53.9 Caselton 54.5
Styx 54.7 Ningpo 54.8 Algol 54.8 Mira 55.0
Inglesmond 56.1 Buchlau 56.1 Cylene 56.2 Mesartim (Conway) 56.5
Nanking 57.1 Telos IV 57.1 New Home 57.4 Halstead Station 58.0
Dieron 59.4 Conwy 59.8

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 1.22 1.23 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 74, "Deneb Kaitos World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. vi, "Inner Sphere - 3145
  4. 4.0 4.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Foundation [2366]]"
  6. Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 60
  7. 7.0 7.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 47, "The Jihad In Review"
  8. Field Report: AFFS, p. 13
  9. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation After Age of War [2571]]"
  10. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  12. 12.0 12.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  13. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. 15.0 15.1 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  16. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War [3025] Map"
  19. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns Map - [3025]"
  20. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  21. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  22. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  24. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  25. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  26. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  27. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation GUERRERO [3058]"
  28. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  29. 29.0 29.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 140, "Federated Suns Deployment Table"
  30. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  31. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere - [3075] Map
  32. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  33. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - 3081 "
  34. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  35. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  36. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  37. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 134, "First Succession War Deployment Table - AFFS"
  38. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 136, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  39. House Davion (The Federated Suns), p. 133, "Unit Deployment Table"
  40. 40.0 40.1 40.2 NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1, p. 12, "Operation RAT"
  41. Field Report: AFFS, p. 13, "Regimental Status"

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