Murchison

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(References to Murchison)

Murchison
Murchison neighbouring systems
Murchison neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 74.63:20.00[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]


Owner History[edit]

Garrisoning Military Force[edit]

3025[edit]

3050[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]

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.[10]

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. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  3. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  4. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  5. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  6. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  7. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  8. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 133 - "Unit Deployment Table"
  9. 20 Year Update, p. 19 - "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
  10. Technical Readout: 3145 Mercenaries, p. 38, "HD-2F Hound"

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