Fomalhaut

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Fomalhaut
Fomalhaut neighbouring systems
Fomalhaut neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 20.93 : 5.38[e]
Spectral class A3V[1]
Planets 4[1]

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

Fomalhaut
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 3[1]
Jump point
distance
43 days[1]
Moons 3 (Cryos, Scarlet, and Iolius)[1]
Surface gravity 1.11[1]
Atmospheric pressure High (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 26°C[1]
Surface water 92%[1]
Highest native life Amphibians[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Rianna Lo-Weng (Governor)[1]
Kieron Farther (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Lollanda[1]
Population 956,000,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Early Years[edit]

Fomalhaut was one of the worlds that remained a part of the Terran Alliance following the Outer Reaches Rebellion and the Demarcation Declaration of 2242,[2] and became one of the worlds within the Alliance Core region of the Terran Hegemony.[7]

Fomalhaut's original colonists were attracted to the world because more than three quarters of its surface is covered with water. These colonists, largely from the Hawaiian and Philippine Islands, were already familiar with living in large island chains and subtropical forest regions that were present on the world. Realizing that heavy industry probably wouldn't do well on the world, the colonists instead established an economy based on tourism. Eventually Fomalhaut became one of the Terran Hegemony's most popular resort worlds.[1]

Succession Wars[edit]

After the fall of the Star League, Fomalhaut served the same purpose for both the Federated Suns and the Draconis Combine. Amazingly, both militaries ignored the world for the most part. The lack of heavy industry removed most of the reasons for raiding the world, but Fomalhaut did suffer some raids from forces looking for water.[1]

Jihad[edit]

Formalhaut was one of several worlds to be attacked by the Word of Blake between the 19th and 21st of June 3068, and as with their other conquests that month the Blakists used a combination of biological, chemical and nuclear weapons to complete their conquest.[49] Having been forcibly integrated into the Word of Blake Protectorate, Fomalhaut would remain an occupied world until freed by elements of the Combine thrust of Operation SCOUR. The resistance offered by the Blakists was so severe that additional reinforcements had to be drafted in to assist the Combine forces after several months of brutal combat in which both coalition and Blakist forces acted with a disregard for human life.[60] Reinforcements arrived in the form of the Genyosha, who finally drove the Blakist defenders off the planet, but the planetary capital was destroyed in the assault[51] and it wouldn't be until the 7th of April 3078 that the defenders would finally surrender to coalition forces.[61]

Military Deployment[edit]

2821[edit]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Saffel 8.04 1 TH FS FS DC DC DC DC
Caph 9.48 1 TH FS FS FC FC CMD CMD
Dieron 12.79 1 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Altair 14.54 1 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Northwind 15.71 1 TH FS FS FC FC CMD CMD
Nirasaki 19.55 1 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Bryant 20.34 1 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Styx 20.94 1 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Terra 21.82 1 TH CS CS CS CS WOB WOB
Epsilon Indi 22.72 1 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
New Home 22.90 1 TH CC TFR FC FC LA LA
Keid 23.84 1 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Rigil Kentarus 24.16 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Athenry 26.04 1 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Quentin 26.26 1 TH FS FS DC DC DC DC
Asta 26.48 1 TH DC LC DC DC DC DC
Sirius 26.85 1 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Epsilon Eridani 27.00 1 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Deneb Algedi 29.14 1 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Procyon 30.55 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Errai 31.58 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Yorii 33.25 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Small World 33.47 2 TH CC TFR FC FC DS DS
New Earth 33.72 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Sheratan 33.76 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Pike IV 34.17 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Denebola 34.93 2 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Imbros III 37.11 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Carver V 37.43 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Ingress 37.77 2 TH CC TFR FC FC DS DS
Dyev 38.90 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Fletcher (FWL) 39.16 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Terra Firma 39.41 2 TH CC TFR FC FC TCC TCC
Nashira 41.18 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Telos IV 42.17 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kervil 43.05 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Thorin 44.93 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Ruchbah 46.49 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Alula Australis 46.76 2 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Outreach 47.14 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Al Na'ir 47.46 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Graham IV 47.59 2 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Deneb Kaitos 47.81 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Acamar 48.15 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Kawich 48.35 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Woodstock 48.56 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Towne 48.84 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Capolla 48.98 2 TH CC TFR FC FC TCC TCC
Nusakan 49.41 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Muphrid 49.76 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Chara 50.60 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Addicks 51.39 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Zollikofen 52.26 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Lambrecht 53.22 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Zavijava 53.46 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Nopah 53.71 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Oliver 54.65 2 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Lipton 55.29 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Ko 55.33 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Lyons 55.65 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Murchison 56.18 2 TH DC DC FC FC FC FC
Ankaa 56.25 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Pollux 57.00 2 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Basalt 57.33 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Nanking 57.67 2 TH CC TFR FC FC FC FC
Hean 57.85 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Atria 59.75 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP

References[edit]

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  50. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
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