Niomede

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

Niomede
Niomede neighbouring systems
Niomede neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -0.27 : -349.52[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Overview[edit]

Apocryphal Content Starts

The information after this notice comes from apocryphal sources; the canonicity of such information is uncertain.
Please view the reference page for information regarding their canonicity.

According to the apocryphal novel Karma, which is largely set on Niomede-4, all save the fourth of the system's originally 17 planets have long ago broken up to form extensive asteroid fields. The sun bombards the vacuum world of Niomede-4 with intense heat and hard radiation. Life is only possible in terraformed underground caves that maintain an artificial ecology with Star League era lostech. The world was forgotten during the Succession Wars and only re-discovered (and annexed) by the Capellan Confederation around the year 2990.

In 3015, a secret laboratory was established to research into what amounts to Endo-Steel for BattleMech construction from silicate compounds found in Niomede Worms. In 3028, troops from the Duchy of Andurien staged a raid against the laboratory, capturing the greater share of the scientific staff (but not the key researcher) and presumably terminating the project before it yielded useful results.

Niomede is home to the Worm Cult religion. From this, the Ash Witch cult emerged following Ju Tang's fate during the Andurien raid.

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Military Deployment[edit]

3050[edit]

3054[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
Principia 8.35 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Sadurni 16.25 1 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Shiba 18.52 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Buenos Aires 19.52 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Calseraigne 20.19 1 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Barras 21.38 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Sax 25.37 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Lurgatan 27.88 1 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Turin 28.10 1 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Dicon 31.69 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Pilpala 35.44 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Sigma Mare 35.51 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Jacomarie 35.74 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Drozan 37.47 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Andarmax 37.48 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Kurvasa 39.70 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Kasdach 42.27 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Lopez 42.92 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Betelgeuse 43.38 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Prix 43.90 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Conquista 43.90 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Primus 49.55 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Repulse 50.64 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Gunthar 51.97 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Cursa 52.17 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Andurien 52.56 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
New Roland 52.82 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Bellatrix 54.55 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Borden 55.89 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Decatur 56.17 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Claybrooke 56.29 2 CC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Latice 57.29 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Raphael 58.74 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC
Nihal 58.94 2 CC CC CC CC CC CC CC

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  2. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  4. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  6. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  7. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822 Map]"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  12. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. vii, "Capellan Confederation Map - [3025]"
  13. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  15. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  19. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  23. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  24. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  26. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  27. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  28. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  30. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  31. 20 Year Update, p. 63 - "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  32. Objective Raids, p. 42, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"

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