Mirach

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Mirach
Mirach neighbouring systems
Mirach neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 108.82 : -26.92[e]
Spectral class M1V[1]
Planets 8[1]

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

Mirach
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 7[1]
Jump point
distance
3 days[1]
Moons 4 (Arit, Batn, Kalb and Kuton)[1]
Surface gravity 0.8[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 25°C[1]
Surface water 60%[1]
Highest native life Microbes[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Sergio Ortega (Governor)[1]
Calvilena Tortorelli (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Cingulum[1]
Population 468,000,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

Mirach was originally settled to take advantage of the large amounts of minerals and metal ores that were simply lying on the surface of the world. Easy access to these minerals rapidly boosted the planet's economy.[61] During the early twenty-third century the Terran Alliance was waning, leading the Tikonov Union to occupy Mirach as part of a campaign that also netted the Union the nearby worlds of Algol, Rio, Ruchbah and Tybalt.[3] Although Mirach was notionally an independent world on the border of the Tikonov Grand Union and the Marlette Association in the late twenty-third and early twenty-fourth centuries, Mirach was claimed by both states at the end of the twenty-third century, and at some point between 2302 and 2306 the Marlette Association annexed the world along with several other border worlds.[4]

A campaign was launched by Tikonov force in late 2308 to conquer the various worlds the Marlette Association had captured, but the Tikonov forces hadn't captured Mirach by the time the campaign ended, following the death of the commanding officer, General Diana Chinn.[66] Despite this, by the time Reynard Davion came to power in the Federated Suns, the Tikonov Grand Union had gained control of Mirach. In 2344 Reynard Davion used two Federated Suns task forces to stage demonstrations of strength around Mirach to keep the attention of the Grand Union and it's armed forces on Mirach; Reynard then used this distraction to launch a highly successful attack on Almach, another world that had been contested between the Tikonov Union and the Marlette Association.[6] By the time the Capellan Confederation formed in 2366, the Grand Union had lost control of Mirach to the Federated Suns.[7]

These frequent raids prevented most heavy industry from forming on the world's two continents: Musasalah and Ventrale. The world's capital city is Cingulum.[61]

Star League Era[edit]

Mirach served as a supply world for the SLDF's Second Army, particularly IX Corps.[67]

First Succession War[edit]

Mirach was invaded during the first half of the major invasion into the Federated Suns launched by the Draconis Combine in May 2787.[21] In 2795, following the appointment of Sandol Quinn as regent to Ilsa Liao, the Capellan Confederation Armed Forces launched an invasion of the Federated Suns intended to capture the politically-significant Chesterton system. Planned by Quinn, the operation was intended to take advantage of the AFFS' continuing focus on trying to resist the massive Draconis Combine invasion of the Federated Suns, which stood poised to capture New Avalon itself. The first worlds to be targeted were Caselton and Mirach; in April 2795 Quinn used elements of the Northwind Highlanders and the Fourth Tau Ceti Rangers, both ex-Star League Defense Force units turned mercenaries, to attack the two worlds. The defending forces were a mix of AFFS regulars and militia forces, and had suffered for years from broken supply chains while deploying a large part of their strength in efforts to aid forces still fighting on worlds occupied by the Combine. As a result, the defenders quickly crumbled in the face of the assault, and by August 2795 the CCAF had moved in line regiments to hold both worlds, freeing up the Highlanders and Rangers to launch invasions of Demeter and Farwell.[22]

The Jihad[edit]

The Word of Blake conquered Mirach during September 3069 and incorporated it into the Word of Blake Protectorate.[55] AFFS forces landed on Mirach as well as the nearby worlds of Caselton and Schedar on the 2nd of December 3076 and attempted to liberate the world. The AFFS forces were unsupported by the allied coalition assembled by Devlin Stone, and the assaults were quickly slowed by the defending forces; it was reported that the assault was planned and launched by rogue elements within the AFFS command, explaining the lack of support from the coalition.[68][69]

Military Deployment[edit]

2821[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Caselton 12.4 Schedar 14.7 Rio 15.3 New Rhodes III 17.6
Tikonov 21.2 Tybalt 25.3 Edwards 28.7 Sonnia 29.7
Mira 30.5 Angol 32.8 New Florence 33.5 Mesartim 33.6
Mallory's World 35.4 Waycross 36.4 Elbar 36.7 Tigress 36.7
Achernar 37.0 Ronel 37.5 Almach 42.7 Logandale 43.4
Basalt 44.7 Hean 46.5 Alrescha 46.8 Cartago 47.8
Mara 48.6 Chesterton 50.9 Ankaa 51.7 Kentares IV 51.8
Ozawa 53.8 New Hessen 54.6 Cylene 54.8 Ruchbah 55.6
Johnsondale 55.8 Tawas 55.8 Kawich 57.7 Deneb Kaitos 58.2
Goderich 58.2 Nopah 58.4 Avawatz 58.7 Galatia III 59.7
Demeter 60.0

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