Mirfak

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Mirfak
Mirfak neighbouring systems
Mirfak neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 386.12 : -478.36[e]
Spectral class G2V[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]

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

Mirfak
Geophysical
System position 2nd[1]
Jump point
distance
9.11 days[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 25°C (Temperate)[1]
Surface water 35%[1]
Highest native life Unknown[1]
Reference Year 3028[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Logan Serduci (Political Leader)[1]
Population 49,000[1]
HPG (Representative) None[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Mirfak was a hot dry world with a population of roughly 49,000 in 3028. At that point the planet had several small productive mines being worked, producing germanium and other valuable radioactive ores and the local government was attempting to establish larger, more profitable mining concerns to improve trade. The degree of security surrounding that matter suggested a substantial find somewhere in the Mirfak system. The planet had no HPG facility.[1]

When Baron Cham Kithrong elected to create the Calderon Protectorate, four worlds garrisoned by VI Corps formed the basis of the Protectorate. Mirfak was one of these worlds - and was one of the first worlds to be attacked by TDF forces loyal to the Concordat. The VI Corps elements on Mirfak were pushed offworld by October 3066, and while the Protectorate contested the Concordat control of Mirfak in 3067, the world remained a Concordat world in every practical sense.[17] The fighting on Mirfak as a result of the formation of the Protectorate cost Taurus Majoris Mining their facilities on Mirfak.[27]

On the 23rd of May 3072 forces from the Calderon Protectorate raided a number of Taurian Concordat worlds, including Mirfak.[28][29] The war between the Taurian Concordat and Federated Suns officially ended on the 2nd of July 3080 in the aftermath of Operation MATADOR, but the fortunes of the Concordat continued to decline. Many worlds, lacking confidence in the Concordat's central government, seceded from the Concordat; Tyrrhenia was the first of the Concordat worlds to do so,[30] leaving the Concordat even before the Jihad had begun, along with the world of Hellespont soon after.[10][18] Between mid-3079 and late 3085 six more worlds seceded: Argos, Carthage, Carvajal, Celano, Micros III and Mirfak, and the governor of Charleston was debating declaring Charleston independent as well. Where the Taurian government had fought a war a decade before with the breakaway Concordat and battled on Mirfak, Mirfak and the other worlds that left the Concordat in the aftermath of the Jihad were effectively ignored in favour of reinforcing the narrow salient securing the Pleiades Cluster.[30] After an indeterminate period as an independent system Mirfak joined the Calderon Protectorate.[31]

Military Deployment[edit]

3145[edit]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Gallery[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
Tyrrhenia 44.00 2 N N TC TC TC TC TC
Micros III 51.61 2 N N TC TC TC TC TC
Carvajal 53.00 2 N N TC TC TC TC TC


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 The Periphery (sourcebook), p. 85, "Mirfak Planet Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p, 121, "Taurian Concordat after Age of War [2571], Fall of the Star League [2750] and End of the 3rd Succession War [3025]"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  4. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  6. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  7. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 37, "Taurian Defense Forces Deployment Map - [2765] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 96, "Taurian Concordat - [2767] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p, 127, "Taurian Concordat after modern colonization drive [3040] and after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  11. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  12. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  13. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  14. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  15. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 111, "Taurian Concordat and Tortuga Dominions"
  16. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  17. 17.0 17.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 126, "Calderon Protectorate"
  18. 18.0 18.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  19. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  20. Field Report: Periphery, p. 23, "Taurian Concordat Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  21. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  22. Field Manual: 3085, p. Vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  23. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  24. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  25. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  26. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  27. 27.0 27.1 Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 120, "Taurus Majoris Mining"
  28. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 22, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 50, "The Jihad In Review"
  30. 30.0 30.1 Field Manual: 3085, p. 131, "Taurian Concordat"
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 77, "Second Calderon Guard"
  32. Field Manual: 3145, p. 202, "Calderon Protectorate"

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