Lipton

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Lipton
Lipton neighbouring systems
Lipton neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -33.86 : 6.41[e]
Spectral class G5V[1]
Planets 5[1]

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

Lipton
Geophysical
System position 3[1]
Jump point
distance
7 days[1]
Moons 1 (Kito)[1]
Surface gravity 1.01[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 37°C[1]
Surface water 82%[1]
Highest native life Birds[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Vanessa Redstorm (Governor)[1]
Ngai Dinh (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Lipton City[1]
Population 4,100,000,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

3061[edit]

3055 to 3062 to 3067[edit]

3145[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

One of the first colonies founded, Lipton was a unique combination of old and new. Though capable of supporting light industry, Lipton's population preferred to make their money via trading. This allowed them to maintain their "frontier" mentality and lifestyle. During the Outer Reaches Rebellion Lipton didn't fight or contribute money to those worlds that did. Rather they used passive resistance to show their desire to leave the Terran Alliance.[1] Alliance militia battalions on Lipton refused to board their transports when called up to fight during the rebellion, fleeing into the hinterlands of Lipton before they could be arrested.[2]

Having become independent as a result of the Demarcation Declaration, Lipton was subsequently added to the resurgent Terran Hegemony; whilst some worlds joined the Hegemony during its early years as a result of diplomatic and trade incentives, many more were conquered in "campaigns of persuasion" launched by Director-General James McKenna, the first of which began in 2316 and ended with the capture of Towne in 2317. Lipton was one of the worlds added to the Hegemony during or around the time of this first military campaign.[38][3][4]

Despite being a part of the Tyrfing Province of the Terran Hegemony following the Reunification War,[5] the same frontier mentality and pride in their own self-sufficiency that had been a part of the character of the inhabitant of Lipton during the era of the Terran Alliance stayed with their descendants throughout their time in the Star League and during their time as part of the Isle of Skye. In fact, during the FedCom Civil War, Lipton's people sided with the Free Skye Movement.[1]

It wasn't until the Jihad that the Liptoners had their illusions shattered. Mercenaries employed by the Word of Blake raided the world, destroying both the main base used by the Fourth Alliance Guards and several industrial complexes. The destruction of these factories sent the world's economy into depression, and the lack of trade during the Jihad further damaged Lipton's economy.[1]

Lipton was subsequently incorporated into the Word of Blake Protectorate, and in 3076 the Word of Blake deployed the 1st Lipton Protectorate Militia Division to Dyev as part of a counterassault against invading forces from Clan Ghost Bear. The apparent destruction of the various Divisions the Word of Blake had assembled on Dyev[39] doubtlessly aided the allied coalition forces operating on the Lyran front of Operation SCOUR, as forces led by Duke Robert Kelswa-Steiner struck at Lipton in November 3077, quick crushing any resistance on the planet.[40]

It wasn't until the Republic of the Sphere took control of Lipton that sufficient funds were found to allow Lipton to recover. In fact, one of the largest employers is Redstorm Fashions, Limited, a textile manufacturer owned by the planetary governor. These textile exports are well on the way to rebuilding Lipton's economy.[1]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Chara 4.69 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Zavijava 6.60 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Thorin 10.55 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Muphrid 11.01 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Oliver 13.72 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Zollikofen 13.95 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alula Australis 14.78 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Menkent 15.09 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Graham IV 19.90 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
New Earth 21.90 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Devil's Rock 22.04 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Pollux 22.29 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Summer 22.52 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Denebola 22.71 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Zosma 23.61 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Castor 25.08 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Mizar 25.32 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alioth 26.41 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Yorii 30.02 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Cor Caroli 30.11 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Milton 31.00 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Rigil Kentarus 31.53 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Marcus 33.64 2 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Procyon 33.76 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Galatea 34.39 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Lyons 34.39 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alchiba 34.49 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Terra 34.78 2 TH CS CS CS CS WOB WOB
Sirius 34.79 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Wyatt 35.11 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Callison 36.15 2 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Alkalurops 39.18 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Carver V 39.65 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Keid 40.85 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Ko 41.03 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Talitha 41.47 2 TH FWL TFR FC FC FWL FWL
Syrma 41.94 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Chertan 42.21 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Imbros III 42.51 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Asta 42.91 2 TH DC LC DC DC DC DC
Dubhe 43.44 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Altair 44.20 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Nusakan 45.21 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Wing 45.24 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Zebebelgenubi 45.42 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
New Home 45.73 2 TH CC TFR FC FC LA LA
Phecda 46.57 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alcor 47.04 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Caph 47.58 2 TH FS FS FC FC CMD CMD
Dieron 48.03 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Van Diemen IV 48.52 2 TH FWL TFR FC FC FWL FWL
Atria 49.06 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Skondia 49.59 2 LC LC DC DC DC DC DC
Bordon 49.82 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Bryant 51.43 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Skye 51.45 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Connaught 51.50 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Outreach 51.79 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Gacrux 52.64 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Dyev 52.87 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Dieudonne 52.95 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Alhena 53.39 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Hall 54.92 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Fomalhaut 55.29 2 TH FS FS DC DC DC DC
Sabik 55.41 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Shiloh 55.96 2 LC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Athenry 57.50 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Alphecca 57.57 2 LC LC DC FC FC LA LA
Epsilon Eridani 59.62 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD

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. 185, "Laiaka World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 The Periphery, 1st Edition, p. 13, "Outer Reaches Rebellion"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding - [2271] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding - [2319] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  7. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  10. 10.0 10.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  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] Map"
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  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  17. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 132, "District and Prefecture Boundaries of Kurita Space"
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  19. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  20. 20.0 20.1 Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  22. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  23. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  26. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  28. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  29. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  30. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  32. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  33. Shattered Sphere, p. 48, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table"
  34. ComStar (sourcebook), p. 85, "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  35. Field Manual: ComStar, p. 126, "ComGuard Deployment Table"
  36. Field Manual: Updates, p. 98, "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  37. Field Manual: 3145, p. 144, "Republic Armed Forces - Hastati Sentinels"
  38. The Star League, p. 16, "Terra's Errant Flock"
  39. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 126, "Word Of Blake Militia"
  40. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 64-65, "3077: War In Review"

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