Marfik

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Marfik
Marfik neighbouring systems
Marfik neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -40.60 : 97.66[e]
Spectral class A1V[1]
Planets 6[1]

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

Marfik
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 5[1]
Jump point
distance
47 days[1]
Moons 4 (Amir, Degan, Rault, Sonnet)[1]
Surface gravity 0.81[1]
Atmospheric pressure Low (Tainted)[1]
Equatorial temperature 42°C[1]
Surface water 53%[1]
Highest native life Plants[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Zaneta Latasha (Governor)[1]
Gibor Gersholm (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Turkestgard[1]
Population 561,000,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Marfik is a hot world that lacks a thick atmosphere and an ozone layer. As a result the surface of the world is constantly bombarded by radioactivity and cosmic rays. Colonists quickly set up new cities underground or under protective domes. Many Terran plants were imported to the world in an attempt to thicken the atmosphere, and during the Star League era, these were supplemented with atmospheric processors.[1]

Though this was a long-term project, by the time of the Star League the terraforming efforts had paid off. The population could - for the first time - walk on the planet's surface without special breathing equipment or environmental suits. The thicker atmosphere also allowed miners to extract germanium and titanium with relative ease. Unfortunately the conflicts common to the Succession Wars destroyed the atmospheric processors and Marfik's atmosphere returned to its tainted state. The population has once again retreated to underground and domed cities to protect themselves from the radiation.[1]

As of 3024 Marfik was still considered a relatively pleasant world.[38] The three major landmasses are Yantiban, North Galfree and South Galfree.[39] The city of Massingham (in the Massingham Valley) is mentioned and may or may not be the capital, and a resort to the east called Netaltown. Other landmarks include the DonnerBrau Forest and a nearby place named Gether's Jewel.
Sitika Bay (and Sitika County) are located on North Galfree.

Military Deployment[edit]

3025[edit]

3038[edit]

3039[edit]

  • Camacho's Caballeros (from July)[41]

3040[edit]

  • Camacho's Caballeros[41]

3079[edit]

- At this point in time the 15th Arcturan Guards were deployed across La Blon and Marfik. The 15th was at 55% of full strength, with 85% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years).
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Kimball II 5.38 1 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Ryde 6.82 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Komephoros 8.69 1 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Baxter 17.81 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Izar 19.56 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Konstance 20.65 1 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Yed Posterior 21.96 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Corridan IV 24.14 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alexandria 25.28 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Freedom 26.06 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alrakis 26.24 1 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
La Blon 26.56 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Carnwath 27.41 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Unukalhai 28.74 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Kessel 31.15 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
New Wessex 32.58 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Yed Prior 34.29 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alphecca 36.53 2 LC LC DC FC FC LA LA
Dromini VI 37.49 2 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Eaglesham 38.01 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Zebeneschamali 38.30 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Vega 38.46 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Eltanin 39.18 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Cebalrai 39.28 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Glengarry 42.05 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Auldhouse 42.30 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Phalan 42.51 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Eaton 43.40 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Skondia 43.43 2 LC LC DC DC DC DC DC
Kochab 45.13 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alnasi 47.57 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kaus Australis 48.84 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Skye 49.42 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Sabik 49.70 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Symington 50.64 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Shionoha 51.10 2 DC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Kaus Media 51.89 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Zebebelgenubi 51.93 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Kaus Borealis 52.45 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Atria 52.62 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Alkalurops 53.15 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Nekkar 53.48 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Seginus 54.29 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Carstairs 55.81 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Accrington 56.79 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Sakhalin (LC) 57.01 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Chaffee 57.39 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Moore 57.70 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Ko 58.79 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Dalkeith 59.97 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA

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 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 218, "Marfik World Profile"
  2. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - [2319] Map
  3. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding - [2341] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  11. 11.0 11.1 Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  14. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  15. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  16. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), "Lyran Commonwealth Map - [3025]"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  22. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  23. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  24. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Alliance after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  30. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  31. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  32. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  33. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  34. Field Report: Clans, p. 29, "Terran Corridor Clans Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  35. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  36. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  37. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  38. Heir to the Dragon, p. 91
  39. Heir to the Dragon, p. 103
  40. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 133, "Unit Deployment Table"
  41. 41.0 41.1 41.2 Historical: War of 3039, p. 140, "Deployment Table"
  42. Field Report: LAAF, p. 10, "Arcturan Guards Regimental Status"

Bibliography[edit]