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New Wessex

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New Wessex
New Wessex neighbouring systems
New Wessex neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -12.41 : 113.43[e]
Spectral class K2IV[1]
Planets 11[1]

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

New Wessex
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 3[1]
Jump point
distance
5 days[1]
Moons 1 (Juniper)[1]
Surface gravity 1.15[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Tainted)[1]
Equatorial temperature 23°C[1]
Surface water 54%[1]
Highest native life Birds[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Sean Ingles (Governor)[1]
Aaron Ghint (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Hallanan[1]
Population 739,000,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

New Wessex was once a beautiful world that had light industry and moderate agricultural production. The true benefit to New Wessex however, is its location between the Lyran Commonwealth and the Draconis Combine. During the First Succession War a task group of light WarShips from the Commonwealth led a Lyran invasion of the world. These WarShips were supposed to bombard the planet, particularly cities, in the hope that they could simply destroy the defenders outright.[1]

Unfortunately the Draconis Combine Admiralty had moved a task force of their own into orbit around New Wessex. During the resulting orbital battle, a damaged Lyran battleship tumbled into the planet's atmosphere and its power plants exploded. The resulting toxic materials showered over half the northern coastline of the northern continent, Jaricosa. Even after centuries of clean up efforts, the percentages of the population who contract cancer and other related diseases is higher than average.[1]

New Wessex has been raided several times by the Lyran Commonwealth since that first horrific battle that tainted the atmosphere. The most noteworthy of these conflicts was an assault in 3021 by Wolf's Dragoons. This conflict was a preemptive strike authorized by the LCAF High Command to disrupt DCMS units that were gathering here for a strike into the Commonwealth. After fighting for a week near the capitol city (Hallanan) and in Harlow's Wood, the Dragoons withdrew.[1]

As a part of The Republic of the Sphere's Prefecture I, most of New Wessex's residents still follow the Japanese culture they had during their time as a part of the Draconis Combine.[1]

Local Fauna[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

2821[edit]

3038[edit]

3040[edit]

  • Fifth Amphigean Light Assault Group[46]

3050[edit]

  • Fifth Amphigean Light Assault Group[47]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Cebalrai 7.31 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Vega 11.01 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Alnasi 15.61 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Eltanin 17.47 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Konstance 18.90 1 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Baxter 19.06 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Shionoha 22.19 1 DC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Phalan 22.44 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Corridan IV 27.06 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Kimball II 27.24 1 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Kaus Borealis 29.53 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Eaglesham 30.06 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Kessel 30.26 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Komephoros 30.80 2 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Accrington 31.91 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Marfik 32.58 2 DC DC LC FC FC LA LA
Yed Posterior 32.59 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alrakis 32.71 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Tsukude 33.40 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kaus Australis 35.33 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Auldhouse 37.25 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Aubisson 37.44 2 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Ryde 39.14 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Kaus Media 39.31 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Sakhalin (LC) 40.34 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alya 42.63 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Symington 43.56 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Dalkeith 44.45 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
La Blon 45.37 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alexandria 45.71 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Dromini VI 48.50 2 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Port Moseby 49.82 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Altais 50.21 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Izar 50.64 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Yed Prior 51.20 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Buckminster 51.54 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ascella 51.79 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Freedom 52.73 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Moore 53.05 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Camlann 54.27 2 DC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Ganshoren 54.91 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Rukbat 55.23 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Unukalhai 55.76 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Orestes 56.74 2 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Sabik 56.85 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Kuzuu 59.20 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Morningside 59.83 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Carnwath 59.94 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 1.18 1.19 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 19, "New Wessex World Profile"
  2. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - 2319
  3. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth at their founding in [2341]"
  4. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - 2571"
  5. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, Inner Sphere - [2764]
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  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"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822]"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  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"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864]"
  17. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  18. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - 3025"
  19. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), Lyran Commonwealt Map [3025]
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - 3030"
  22. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  23. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  24. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - 3040"
  25. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 [3040] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  28. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - 3052"
  29. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  32. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - 3067"
  33. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  34. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  35. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  36. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - August 3079"
  37. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table [3079]"
  38. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  39. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  40. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  41. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  42. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  43. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  44. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 136, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  45. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  46. 46.0 46.1 Historical: War of 3039, p. 139, "Deployment Table"
  47. 20 Year Update, p. 40, "Draconis Combine Deployment Table"

Bibliography[edit]