Nockatunga

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

Nockatunga
Nockatunga neighbouring systems
Nockatunga neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -289.02 : -54.07[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

The Star League[edit]

During the last years of the Star League, Nockatunga was considered a vital world. If any hostilities were to break out between the Lyran Commonwealth and the Free Worlds League, many believed that Nockatunga would be the first place targeted by the Lyrans.[27]

The Jihad[edit]

Following the dissolution of the Free Worlds League in January 3079, elements within the Lyran Alliance moved to annex a number of former League worlds between August and September that year. Nockatunga was one of seven worlds conquered during this period, and the invasion only stopped when Archon Adam Steiner declared that any other bouts of what he termed "unauthorised adventurism" would be considered an act of treason.[21] The Lyran assault on Nockatunga was a purely conventional attack in which the LAAF forces contentrated on defeating the defending 34th Marik Militia and local forces, although to limit any collateral damage the 34th had to withdraw. The capture of the primary spaceports on Nockatunga along with the planetary capital by the 4th Alliance Guards was completed during early September 3079. Nockatunga was one of two worlds where forces from the Duchy of Tamarind-Abbey and the Lyran Alliance faced each other in the immediate aftermath of the Jihad, with the other being Epsilon, which was conquered prior to Nockatunga. Prior to the Archon's declaration that any further attacks would be considered treasonable acts, diplomats from Tamarind and Abbey present on Tharkad were volubly protesting the attacks and Dominic Levaque, the Lyran ambassador to Tamarind, worked hard to reassure the Tamarind government that the attacks were being investigated and that any wrongdoing would result in prosecution under Lyran laws.[28]

Military Deployment[edit]

2764[edit]

2786[edit]

3050[edit]

3054[edit]

  • Greenburg's Gozillas[32]

3059[edit]

  • Greenburg's Gozillas[33]

3079[edit]

- At this point in time, the 34th Marik Militia were deployed across Epsilon and Nockatunga. The 34th was at 70% of full strength.

3145[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Fort Brittany - a Star League era fortification. [36]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years). Closest planets first:

Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Cavanaugh II 19.18 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Millungera 19.38 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Promised Land 24.07 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Epsilon 27.93 1 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Alula Borealis 30.25 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Bella I 31.58 2 LC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Tamarind 35.81 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Saltillo 36.10 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Trellisane 38.08 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Kosciusko 39.77 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Labouchere 41.47 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Penobscot 45.12 2 FWL LC LC FC FC LA LA
Timbiqui 45.42 2 FWL LC LC FC FC LA LA
Dixie 48.52 2 LC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Abramkovo 49.38 2 FWL LC LC FC FC LA LA
Griffith 50.50 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Diamantina 52.79 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Loongana 56.10 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Colfax 56.81 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Niihau 58.08 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Marik, p. 13, "Free Worlds League befor after at their founding in [2271]"
  2. Handbook: House Marik, p. 24, "Free Worlds League after Age of War [2571]"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  4. Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  5. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  6. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  7. Handbook: House Marik, p. 34, "Free Worlds League after First Succession War [2822]"
  8. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  9. Handbook: House Marik, p. 38, "Free Worlds League after Second Succession War [2864]"
  10. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War [3025]"
  11. 11.0 11.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 51, "Free Worlds League after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  12. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  13. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  14. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  15. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3057"
  16. Era Report: 3062, p. 28, "Inner Sphere - 3063"
  17. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  18. ' Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 41, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  19. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, Inner Sphere [3075] Map
  20. Field Report: FWLM, p. 17, "FWLM Deployment Map [3079]"
  21. 21.0 21.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 60, "The Jihad In Review"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - March 3081"
  23. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  24. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  25. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - 3135"
  26. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  27. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 123, "35th Jump Infantry Division"
  28. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 24-25, "Lyran Aggressors Press Into League Territory"
  29. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 254, "SLDF - Free Worlds League Military Command Map"
  30. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 138, "First Succession War Deployment Table - FWLM"
  31. 20 Year Update, p. 57, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  32. Objective Raids, p. 39, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  33. Field Manual: Free Worlds League, p. 115, "Free Worlds League Deployment Table"
  34. Field Report: FWLM, p. 11, "Tamarind and Abbey Districts"
  35. Field Manual: 3145, p. 115, "Free Worlds League Military"
  36. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 123, "35th Jump Infantry Division"

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