Otisberg

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Otisberg[edit]

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

Otisberg
Otisberg neighbouring systems
Otisberg neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -486.47 : 125.07[e]
Spectral class F9V[1]
Recharge time 180 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]

The Otisberg system was the location of at least one habitable world, Otisberg IV, and as at 3145 was located in the Rim Commonality.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Otisberg system is located close to the Gillfillan's Gold and Wingzar systems[2][3] and consists of a class F9V primary orbited by at least four planets.[1]

System History[edit]

The Otisberg system was either colonised by the Rim Worlds Republic during the Star League era at some point after the end of the Reunification War or was an already-inhabited system that became significant enough during this era for the nations of the Inner Sphere to begin recording its location on maps.[4][5]

Otisberg IV[edit]

Otisberg
Geophysical
System position 4th[1]
Jump point
distance
11.19 days[1]
Moons 1 (Miloe)[1]
Surface gravity 1.03[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 23°C (Cool-Temperate)[1]
Surface water 47%[1]
Highest native life Avian[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Infrastructure
Capital Troy[1]
Population 35,000,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels C-C-C-C-A[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Otisberg IV - commonly referred to simply as Otisberg - is the fourth planet in the system and has a single moon named Miloe.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

The Jihad[edit]

During the Jihad Otisberg devoted huge amounts of effort to excavating the buried remains of factories from the Star League era, and then repairing those assembly lines that could be repaired.[1] Rim Motors subsequently took advantage of the educated refugees who were fleeing the battles being fought in the nearby Circinus Federation, using their knowledge and skills to aid in the renovation of the ancient factory ruins.[6] As a result of these assorted efforts, by the closing stages of the Jihad Rim Motors had managed to operate a production line in Amarison on Salvation for several years, producing RetroTech Commando-class BattleMechs.[1] The quality of these Commandos was considered to be remarkably high, given the speed with which they were being constructed.[6] The production of RetroTech 'Mechs continued even after the end of the Jihad.[7]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Geography[edit]

Otisberg has three continents named Ashland, Purgatory and Salvation. Otisberg is a volcanically active planet, and while the volcanic soil is fertile, working the soil was relatively dangerous because of the ongoing volcanic activity.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Amariston: the location on Salvation of the Rim Motors manufacturing facilities.[1]
  • Troy: the planetary capital city, located on Salvation.[1]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Notes[edit]

The Otisberg system doesn't appear on maps in Handbook: House Steiner, Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18 & 25 and Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map", but does appear on maps of the same time period contained in other sources.

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Gillfillan's Gold 23.0 Wingzar 26.2 Beckars 27.6 Malacca 33.2
Moroney 37.3 Parvan 39.1 Merlynpede 39.3 Solor 42.4
Zinal 44.1 Vortalcoy 44.7 Harlez 46.5 Shalaine 47.0
Halifax 49.4 Apinzel 49.6 Able's Glory 53.2 All Dawn 56.1
Heathville 56.7

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 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 Objectives: Periphery, p. 28, "Otisberg"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 158, "Inner Sphere Map - [2596] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 36, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Objectives: Periphery, p. 28, "Industrial Update"
  7. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 117, "Lesser Periphery States"
  8. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War [2571]"
  9. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  10. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  12. Field Report 2765: Periphery, p. 38, "Rim Worlds Army Deployment Map - [2765]"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  18. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  19. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  21. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  22. The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 110, "Rim Collection & Circinus Federation"
  23. Era Report: 3062, p. 28, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  24. Inner Sphere (sourcebook), p. 97, "Near Periphery Kingdoms Map"
  25. Handbook: Major Periphery States, p. 174, "Rim Collection - [3067] Map"
  26. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  27. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  28. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 62, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  29. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  30. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  31. Era Report: 3145, p. 10, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  32. Objectives: Periphery, p. 28, "Rim Motors"

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