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Murchison

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Murchison
Murchison neighbouring systems
Murchison neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 74.69 : 19.85[e]
Spectral class G8IV[1]
Planets 3[1]

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

Murchison
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 3[1]
Jump point
distance
6 days[1]
Moons 4 (Oasis, Teller, Shard, and Tinker)[1]
Surface gravity 1.18[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 47°C[1]
Surface water 54%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Rudolph Goettlieb (Governor)[1]
Alfonse van Drekker (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Murchison City[1]
Population 936,683,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Murchison is a habitable planet with a moon (Oasis) that also supports Terran life, and has three continents Abla, Harschweld and Felkra. When colonists arrived they found the atmosphere was slightly thicker than Terra's and the gravity slightly higher, but offsetting this was the vast amount of fertile land on the moon and Murchison proper. Oasis turned out to be well-suited to agriculture, while Murchison's vast prairies were perfect for cattle and other grazing animals. In addition civilian industries grew on Murchison, providing electronics, automotive, aerospace, and pharmaceuticals not only for Murchison and Oasis, but for several other nearby worlds.[1]

Unfortunately, the proximity of Oasis and it's friendly environment made it an excellent launch point for raids against Murchison. During the Succession Wars several such raids led to military forces being stationed on the moon to defend the world. The conflicts that resulted between the defending forces and the attackers inflicted serious damage on Oasis, and over time most of the settlers relocated to Murchison proper. As a result, Oasis has mostly been turned over to the military for their use.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Republic of the Sphere[edit]

In August 3135 the mercenary unit known as the Ronin Group clashed with the Dragon's Fury on Murchison, in part to test a Jade Hawk BattleMech manufactured by the Dynamic Ordnance and Ammunition Corp - one of a number of tests conducted by mercenary units on behalf of the company.[46]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

3025[edit]

3050[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
Helen 13.13 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Towne 13.19 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ancha 16.45 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Galatia III 16.99 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Biham 17.19 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Al Na'ir 18.57 1 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Sadachbia 19.37 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ozawa 19.99 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Skat 20.06 1 DC DC DC FC FC FC FC
Addicks 20.07 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Markab 23.46 1 DC DC DC FC FC FC FC
Halstead Station 24.50 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Errai 27.56 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ankaa 29.47 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Quentin 29.92 1 TH FS FS DC DC DC DC
Nashira 30.99 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ronel 31.01 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Cylene 31.99 2 FS DC DC FC FC FC FC
Yance I 32.46 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Deneb Algedi 34.47 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Deneb Kaitos 34.65 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Hean 34.68 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Shinonoi 34.82 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Small World 35.70 2 TH CC TFR FC FC DS DS
Telos IV 37.25 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Mallory's World 39.62 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Nirasaki 40.68 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Tybalt 43.49 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
New Rhodes III 45.54 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ingress 46.37 2 TH CC TFR FC FC DS DS
Ruchbah 46.44 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Northwind 46.93 2 TH FS FS FC FC CMD CMD
Kurhah 47.70 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ashio 48.01 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kervil 48.68 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Mara 48.78 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Styx 49.62 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Tigress 49.81 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Lapida II 49.86 2 FS DC DC DC DC DC DC
Basalt 50.04 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Saffel 50.20 2 TH FS FS DC DC DC DC
Fletcher (FWL) 52.09 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Achernar 52.74 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Rio 53.29 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Sheratan 53.93 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Kawich 54.10 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Fomalhaut 56.18 2 TH FS FS DC DC DC DC
Nopah 56.82 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Chichibu 57.78 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Epsilon Indi 58.17 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Pike IV 58.40 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Mirach 58.42 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Piedmont 58.53 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Athenry 58.72 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Albalii 59.31 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Fellanin II 59.35 2 FS DC DC DC DC DC DC
Elbar 59.50 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC

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. 56, "Murchison World Profile"
  2. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - [2319] Map
  3. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  5. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  6. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  8. 8.0 8.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  9. 9.0 9.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 118, "Digesting The Hegemony"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succesion War - [2822] Map"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  14. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succesion War - [2864] Map"
  17. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  18. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  19. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns - [3025] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War - [3025] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Davion, p. 71, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  25. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 Map"
  27. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  28. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  30. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  32. ">Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  33. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, Inner Sphere - [3063] Map
  34. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  35. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  36. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  37. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  38. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "DCMS Deployment Table [3079]"
  39. Field Report: Clans, p. 21, "Terran Corridor - Clans Deployment Map [3079]"
  40. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  41. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  42. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  43. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  44. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  45. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  46. Technical Readout: 3145 Mercenaries, p. 38, "HD-2F Hound"
  47. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  48. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 133 - "Unit Deployment Table"
  49. 20 Year Update, p. 19 - "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"

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