Orestes

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Orestes
Orestes neighbouring systems
Orestes neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -26.12 : 167.59[e]
Spectral class A7V[1][2]
Recharge time 168 hours[1][2]
Recharge station(s) Zenith[1][2]

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

Orestes
Planetary flag of Orestes
Planetary flag of Orestes
Geophysical
System position 3rd[1][2]
Jump point
distance
27.98 days[1][2]
Moons 2 (Parus Major, Parus Minor)[1][2]
Surface gravity 0.99[1][2]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1][2]
Equatorial temperature 30°C (Temperate)[1][2]
Surface water 65%[1][2]
Highest native life Mammal[1][2]
Reference Year 3076[1] - 3079[2]
Infrastructure
Capital Agamemnon[2]
Population 6,311,000,000 (3076)[1]
6,310,800,000 (3079)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-C-A-B[1][2]
HPG (Representative) B[1][2]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Orestes has four continents, Clytemnestra where the capital city Agamemnon is located, Tantalus, Niobe and Telemachus.[2]

The planet is a key world in the Free Rasalhague Republic. The world is quiet and unassuming, except for the massive rainforests that circle the equator. Here trees that tower more than 500 meters tall block out the sun, creating a mood of perpetual twilight at the forest floor. This dim environment allows the Orestes viper lizard to thrive as packs of thirty or more of the four-meter long carnivores attack any prey they can find. Hunting them down and preventing them from attacking farmers and factory workers who live near the forest is a full-time job for many people.[1]

During the Clan Invasion Orestes was one of the few Rasalhague worlds not overrun. The invasion displaced many Lyran, Rasalhaguian, and Draconian citizens, and many of them relocated to Orestes. When ComStar pledged to defend the world, it created a booming economy. Unfortunately many of the jobs that were created went to the newly arrived refugees instead of native Orestians. The higher pay and standard of living these newly-employed arrivals enjoyed created a great deal of resentment in the long-time inhabitants of the world. The problem was exacerbated by the rampant corruption in local government caused by the booming economy. Several dissidents called for Ragnar Magnusson to return and take over the world. The resentment boiled over during the Jihad when the Word of Blake raided the world and the ComGuards were unable to prevent it. Several neighborhoods predominately made up of Lyran and Combine citizens were the sites of firebombings and riots. This in turn caused the economy to stall and led to more dissatisfaction.[1]

It was in the ComStar command post on Orestes that Primus Sharilar Mori was assassinated by disaffected members of the ComStar ROM, including the ROM head Victoria Parrdeau, on the 26th of October 3068.[44] Just five days after the assassination of Sharilar Mori the Word of Blake launched an assault on Orestes. While the exact number of attackers isn't known, the Blakist force included at least one WarShip, a division of Word troops and an unidentified contingent of mercenaries; the Blakists fought savagely for a week, finally being routed on the 7th of November having mauled the 104th Division and the 1st Tyr Regiment and inflicted heavy damage on the Dante-class CSV Bordeaux, one of the few WarShips left in service with ComStar after the disastrous Case White.[44]

It was on Orestes on the 21st of August 3070 that Ragnar Magnusson spoke to the Free Rasalhague Republic government on behalf of Clan Ghost Bear and the Ghost Bear Dominion, beginning a series of negotiations to create an accord that would cover "all Rasalhagian peoples."[45] Clan Ghost Bear arrived in 3070 and quietly assumed control of the world with the blessing of the population. The economy began to recover shortly thereafter, and by 3079 the economy and rebuilding effort was years ahead of Merchant caste predictions.[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • First Lyran Regulars[47]

2821[edit]

  • First Lyran Regulars[47]

3025[edit]

3054[edit]

3055[edit]

3062 to 3068[edit]

3067[edit]

3068[edit]

3076[edit]

3079[edit]

3085[edit]

Industrial Centers[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
Fatima 9.40 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Morningside 9.65 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Al Hillah 11.07 1 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Dalkeith 12.78 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Sakhalin (LC) 16.56 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Meacham 19.73 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Ganshoren 20.09 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Blue Diamond 20.71 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Symington 23.88 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Camlann 26.96 1 DC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Accrington 28.29 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Grumium 28.63 1 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Karbala 29.05 1 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Port Moseby 30.74 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Auldhouse 31.30 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Eaglesham 34.42 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Phalan 34.47 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Apostica 36.23 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Aubisson 37.62 2 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Shionoha 39.67 2 DC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Fort Loudon 41.94 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Kelenfold 43.90 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Dehgolan 44.63 2 LC DC DC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Buckminster 46.03 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Rasalgethi 47.35 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Tukayyid 48.17 2 LC DC DC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Corridan IV 48.45 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Shirotori 49.69 2 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Jabuka 51.95 2 LC DC LC FRR CSV CSV CJF
Cebalrai 52.23 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Yed Posterior 52.56 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Leganes 52.74 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Arcturus 52.82 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Lothan 55.68 2 LC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Baxter 56.05 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
New Wessex 56.74 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Yed Prior 57.27 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Carstairs 58.97 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 Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers, p. 110, "Clan Ghost Bear Key Worlds"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 Objectives: The Clans, p. 36, "Orestes"
  3. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding - [2341] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
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  8. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
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  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] 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: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  33. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Alliance after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  34. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  35. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  36. Field Report: Clans, p. 25, "Ghost Bear Dominion & Kungsarmé/Clan Nova Cat Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  37. 37.0 37.1 Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  38. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  39. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  40. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  41. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  42. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  43. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  44. 44.0 44.1 44.2 44.3 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 46, "The Jihad In Review"
  45. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 48, "The Jihad In Review"
  46. Field Report 2765: LCAF, p. 15, "Lyran Regulars"
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  48. 48.0 48.1 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 135, "Unit Deployment Table"
  49. Objective Raids, p. 72, "Unit Note"
  50. ComStar (sourcebook), p. 85, "ComGuards Deployment Table"
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  52. Field Manual: Updates, p. 99, "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  53. Field Manual: Updates, p. 100, "Star League Defense Force Deployment Table"
  54. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 110, "Word of Blake Mercenary Deployments"
  55. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 105
  56. Field Manual: 3085, p. 128, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  57. Objectives: The Clans, p. 36, "Janesek Industries"
  58. Objectives: The Clans, p. 36, "Odin Manufacturing"

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