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(References to Nirasaki)

Nirasaki neighbouring systems
Nirasaki neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 34.37:19.34[e]
Spectral class F3IV[1]
Planets 4[1]

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

Orbital view
Orbital view
System position 1[1]
Jump point
17 days[1]
Moons 2 (Nagano, Okinawa)[1]
Surface gravity 1.11[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 37°C[1]
Surface water 57%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Ruler David Yamaguchi (Governor)[1]
Roland Larsen (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Elusian[1]
Population 2,108,000,000[1]

Owner History[edit]

Planetary Garrison[edit]




  • Thirty-sixth Dieron Regulars[14]


Manufacturing Centers[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Nirasaki has two continents: Kalifax and Ouanii. Nirasaki's original government structure was nearly unique in the Inner Sphere. Based on the idealist's belief that everyone could live in harmony without a dedicated police force or government, the original colony grouped itself into a series of small communes that were originally going to trade with each other. The problems in this system became clear shortly thereafter, as settlers forced to use a barter system limited economic opportunities with other worlds and infighting among settlers undermined group efforts.[1]

Eventually a modest planetary government formed from a coalition of communes on the two largest continents. One of their greatest achievements was the implementation of a basic economy for the world based on "work credits" and a consistent means of valuing goods and services. The coalition government enjoyed strong support from the population as its power was so limited. Based on democratic ideas, the planetary government required only a simple majority for issues that affected interplanetary trade or a large planetary region. It also contained an emergency powers clause for defense against external threats. Other than these efforts and responsibilities, the coalition government had absolutely no power of any sort.[1]

This lax form of government kept the power in the hands of the people, and even under the Terran Hegemony the world was left to its own devices.[1] Nirasaki was one of the worlds which had been abandoned by the Terran Alliance following the Outer Reaches Rebellion and the Demarcation Declaration of 2242,[2] but Nirasaki was incorporated into the Terran Hegemony within a century, becoming one of the worlds within the Lone Star Province.[3][5]

During the Star League era several companies attempted to take advantage of the perceived lack of central authority on Nirasaki, but the Nirasakians' insistence on using the work credits system made it nearly impossible for these corporations to succeed. The only notable exception was Nirasaki Computer Collective (NCC), a company organized as a part of the existing Blue Heron Collective. Being familiar with the existing work credit economy and based on Nirasaki, NCC quickly gained a reputation for high-quality computer products. NCC's work was so highly regarded that their programmers created the software used in the Star League's Space Defense Systems. Although the NCC and its programmers were obliterated during the Amaris Civil War, the factories are now owned by Blue Heron Computers.[1]

After the fall of the Star League, Nirasaki was claimed by the Draconis Combine. After centuries of being exposed to the Dragon's idea of planetary government and administration, Nirasaki's central government has expanded its power somewhat, overseeing a planetary police force and a militia.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Deneb Algedi 13.44 Styx 14.74 Inglesmond 15.17 Saffel 16.29 Quentin 18.61
Northwind 22.49 Lockdale 22.66 Dieron 26.61 Kervil 26.88 Fomalhaut 27.41
Nashira 27.53 Athenry 28.45 Pokhara 30.45 Telos IV 30.49 Altair 31.13
Helen 32.38 Errai 33.99 Pike IV 34.13 Asta 36.45 New Stevens 37.46
Al Na'ir 37.62 Epsilon Indi 40.07 Murchison 40.83 Caph 41.36 Small World 43.68
Yorii 44.21 Chaville 44.69 Killbourn 45.66 Towne 46.27 Sheratan 47.31
Dyev 50.15 Imbros III 51.19 Ingress 53.24 Terra 53.72 Bryant 53.77
Rigil Kentarus 54.03 Biham 54.79 Miyazaki 55.22 Fletcher 55.31 Rocky 56.51
Epsilon Eridani 56.62 Addicks 57.09 Ancha 57.89 Kuzuu 58.69 Lambrecht 59.202
New Home 59.202


  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 1.20 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 33, "Nirasaki World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding [2341]"
  4. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  7. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  8. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  9. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  10. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  11. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  12. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 251, "SLDF - Terran Hegemony Military Command Map"
  13. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 133, "Unit Deployment Table"
  14. Historical: War of 3039, p. 138 "Deployment Table"
  15. Objective Raids, p. 25, "Draconis Combine Deployment Table"