Nox

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Nox
Nox neighbouring systems
Nox neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 13.17 : 239.83[e]
Spectral class K2V[1]
Recharge time 193 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Nadir[1]

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

Nox
Geophysical
System position 4th[1]
Jump point
distance
4.85 days[1]
Moons 2 (Reno, Jasper)[1]
Surface gravity 0.99[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 34°C (Temperate)[1]
Surface water 70%[1]
Highest native life Plant[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Infrastructure
Capital Bolsun[1]
Population 210,000,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-B-B-C[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Nox has three continents: Kiev where the capital city Bolsun is located, Rider and Aster.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Exodus[edit]

When the Tamar family founded the interstellar state known as the Tamar Pact in 2235, Nox was one of the worlds that formed a part of the Pact and represented one border of the realm, which stretched as far as Suk II and Fatima.[2]

Age of War[edit]

Nox was one of the targets of the 2463-2468 Long March Offensive conducted by the Lyran Commonwealth, and was invaded in the first three years of the campaign. The second prime objective of the Long March in part due to the many gem deposits to be found on the world, Nox was attacked after the successful invasion of Skondia. The campaign for Nox wasn't as easy as the battle for Skondia but the BattleMech forces available to the Lyran armed forces ensured their victory over the defending DCMS contingent.[5]

Nox is noteworthy for having been the site of the first-large scale BattleMech battle in the history of the Inner Sphere. The Draconis Combine assaulted Nox in 2475, making use of their newly-fielded BattleMech forces, developed in secret following the Combine acquiring BattleMech technology in the early 2460s. The assault, spearheaded by the Second Sword of Light regiment, saw the Combine forces suffer a heavy defeat; the loss on Nox was sufficiently humiliating that the reputation of the primitive GLD-1R Gladiator 'Mech was permanently tarnished, with production halted and investment instead made into the development of the new Von Rohrs as the Combine's primary BattleMech. The 2nd Sword of Light's performance resulted in their commanding officer being quickly replaced by Colonel Ibis Von Rohrs.[45][46]

Clan Invasion[edit]

Clan Wolf invaded Nox in February 3052 during the Fifth Wave of Operation Revival. The 11th Battle Cluster easily defeated the 1st Nox Armored Regiment, 1st and 2nd Nox Infantry Regiments at the Hiel Crossroads and the battle for Bolsun, after which the militia surrendered.[47]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

3054[edit]

3079[edit]

3085[edit]

3145[edit]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Metals of the Earth[52][53][54]

Nearby Planets[edit]

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

Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Utrecht 10.97 1 DC DC LC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Skandia 15.20 1 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CGB
Altenmarkt 16.18 1 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CGB
Diosd 18.25 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Maule 19.56 1 DC DC DC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Ramsau 21.80 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Satalice 22.36 1 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CGB
Eguilles 25.19 1 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Halesowen 26.36 1 DC DC DC FRR CGB CGB CGB
Rubigen 28.23 1 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Ueda 28.54 1 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Carse 29.22 1 LC LC LC FRR CW CW CW
Lothan 30.19 2 LC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Galuzzo 31.05 2 LC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Setubal 31.39 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Ardoz 33.91 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Toffen 34.00 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Tukayyid 34.53 2 LC DC DC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Najha 36.78 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Thun 37.19 2 LC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Mannedorf 38.52 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Hainfeld 39.49 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Heiligendreuz 39.60 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Pilkhua 39.67 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Dehgolan 41.94 2 LC DC DC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Karston 44.43 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Quarell 44.67 2 LC DC LC FRR CJF CJF CJF
Kiesen 44.87 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Krenice 45.12 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Suk II 45.82 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Jabuka 46.77 2 LC DC LC FRR CSV CSV CJF
Domain 47.17 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Chandler 47.41 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Hyperion 49.91 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Kobe 50.71 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Wheel 50.82 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Shirotori 50.83 2 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Gunzburg 50.87 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Caldrea 51.37 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Meilen 51.41 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Sternwerde 51.88 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Rastaban 52.60 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Numki 53.33 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Shaula 53.38 2 LC DC LC FC CW CW CW
Bessarabia 54.05 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Fort Loudon 55.40 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Marawi 55.64 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB
Grumium 56.49 2 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Thannhausen 57.05 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Karbala 57.33 2 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Kiamba 58.42 2 DC DC DC DC CSJ CSJ DC
Alshain 59.91 2 DC DC DC DC CGB CGB CGB

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 Objectives: The Clans, p. 36, "Nox"
  2. 2.0 2.1 House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 10, "Founding Fathers"
  3. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Tamar Pact world within the Lyran Commonwealth before [2340] and after the founding in [2341]"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 35, "Battles in the Age of War"
  5. 5.0 5.1 House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 22, "Long March, Hard March"
  6. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  7. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  8. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  9. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  10. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  12. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
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  18. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  19. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  20. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), "Lyran Commonwealth Map - [3025]"
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  25. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  26. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  28. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion - [3052] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  32. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  33. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Alliance after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  34. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  35. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  36. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  37. Field Report: Clans, p. 25, "Ghost Bear Dominion & Kungsarmé/Clan Nova Cat Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  38. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  39. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  40. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  41. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  42. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  43. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  44. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  45. Technical Readout: 3075, p. 206, "GLD-4R Gladiator"
  46. Technical Readout: 3075, p. 208, "4RH-5 Von Rohrs / Hebi"
  47. Wolf Clan Sourcebook, p. 69
  48. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 139, "First Succession War Deployment Table - LCAF"
  49. Objective Raids, p.32
  50. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  51. Field Manual: 3145, p. 172, "Clan Force Deployments - Rasalhague Dominion"
  52. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 160, "Important Corporations"
  53. Objectives: The Clans, p. 36, "Metals of the Earth"
  54. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 164, "Metals of the Earth"

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