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Kaus Media

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Kaus Media
Kaus Media neighbouring systems
Kaus Media neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 7.73 : 80.66[e]
Spectral class K2V[1]
Planets 5[1]

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

Kaus Media
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 1[1]
Jump point
distance
5 days[1]
Moons 4 (Ajax, Nezerah, Yanu, Zhentil)[1]
Surface gravity 1.19[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 32°C[1]
Surface water 78%[1]
Highest native life Insects[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Tracy Kraven (Governor)[1]
Jared Sun (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Vanguard City[1]
Population 690,000,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Unlike its nearest neighbor, Kaus Australis, Kaus Media had nearly everything the early colonists needed to make a successful colony: Foodstuffs, water, temperate climate. The only thing they lacked was any sort of easily accessed mineral resource to build industry. After discovering that Kaus Australis had the opposite problem, traders from Kaus Media rapidly established mutually-beneficial trade agreements that allowed both worlds to survive.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Succession Wars[edit]

The strong bonds forged between these two worlds served them well until the First Succession War. Agents of the Lyran Commonwealth tried to turn the worlds against their Combine masters. Pushing too far, the DCA arrived with several WarShips and destroyed the city of DeGuilles, home of the government departments that oversaw both of the Kaus planets. Kaus Media and Kaus Australis quickly sued for peace and got back to their trade agreements.[1] Each world now oversees more of its own affairs, but they do maintain a close relationship. It is important to note that generally the residents of Kaus Australis and Kaus Media are not disloyal to the states that oversee them; Rather they tend to think of the effect any proposal will have on their worlds first and the overseeing state second.[1]

Jihad[edit]

Kaus Australis and Kaus Media were both occupied by the Word of Blake during the Jihad; forces from Clan Ghost Bear assaulted both worlds simultaneously on the 6th of October 3075, shortly after the Ghost Bears had agreed to support Devlin Stone's allied coalition.[47][48]

Miliary Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

3145[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
Kaus Australis 3.98 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ascella 14.49 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Moore 16.30 1 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Kaus Borealis 16.83 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kuzuu 20.51 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kessel 21.39 1 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Eltanin 22.04 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Lambrecht 23.40 1 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Alya 25.12 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Alrakis 27.96 1 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Vega 29.45 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Sabik 31.03 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Dromini VI 32.19 2 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Konstance 32.60 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Shitara 35.00 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Alnasi 36.59 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Atria 37.40 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
New Wessex 39.31 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Dyev 39.69 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Nusakan 40.36 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
La Blon 40.56 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Tsukude 41.57 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Altais 42.24 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Cebalrai 42.81 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Pike IV 43.07 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kervil 43.51 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Komephoros 43.92 2 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Ko 44.87 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Rukbat 45.18 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Skondia 46.97 2 LC LC DC DC DC DC DC
Imbros III 47.47 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Kimball II 48.08 2 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Athenry 50.53 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Baxter 51.29 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Marfik 51.89 2 DC DC LC FC FC LA LA
Lyons 52.00 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Dabih 52.83 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Telos IV 54.29 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ryde 54.97 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Asta 55.15 2 TH DC LC DC DC DC DC
Unukalhai 55.49 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alkalurops 56.41 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Shionoha 56.42 2 DC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Alphecca 57.97 2 LC LC DC FC FC LA LA
Styx 57.98 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC

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 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 13, "Kaus Media World Profile"
  2. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  3. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - 2319
  4. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding (2341)"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - 2571"
  6. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  9. Field Manual: SLDF, Inner Sphere - [2764]
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - 2822"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822]"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  15. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - 2864"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864]"
  18. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 68, "Hanging On"
  19. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 193, "Draconis Combine - Map"
  20. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  21. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - 3025"
  22. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), Lyran Commonwealt Map [3025]
  23. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - 3030"
  25. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  26. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  27. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - 3040"
  28. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 [3040] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  30. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  31. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - 3052"
  32. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  33. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  34. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  35. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - 3067"
  36. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  37. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  38. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere [3075]"
  39. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - August 3079"
  40. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table [3079]"
  41. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  42. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  43. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  44. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  45. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  46. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  47. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 18, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  48. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 54, "The Jihad In Review"
  49. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 136, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  50. Field Manual: 3145, p. 173, "Clan Force Deployments - Rasalhague Dominion"

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