Pollux

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Planets within 2 jumps

(References to Pollux)

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

X: -31.52 Y: -15.67[e]


Planetary Garrison[edit]

3025[edit]

3055[edit]

Manufacturing Centers[edit]

Owner History[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

Having become independent as a result of the Demarcation Declaration, Pollux was subsequently added to the resurgent Terran Hegemony; whilst some worlds joined the Hegemony during its early years as a result of diplomatic and trade incentives, many more were conquered in "campaigns of persuasion" launched by Director-General James McKenna, the first of which began in 2316 and ended with the capture of Towne in 2317. Pollux was one of the worlds added to the Hegemony during or around the time of this first military campaign.[22][4][23] By the end of the Reunification War Pollux was a member of the Tyrfing Province of the Terran Hegemony.[8]

Operation Guerrero[edit]

Pollux was invaded in the second wave of Operation Guerrero by the 34th Marik Militia. The defending militia was limited to one regiment of armor and one of infantry. The other five regiments that were on the planet either withdrew to the Lyran Alliance or joined the Free Worlds League. Free Worlds League troops took over within a week.[24]

Jihad[edit]

On the 14th of September 3071 the pro-Blakist garrison on Pollux was raided by forces from the Free Worlds Resistance, the organisation headed up by Alys Rousset-Marik and which was also responsible for raiding another Blakist garrison on Hamilton.[25][26] Pollux was raided again on the 23rd of September 3075, one of three worlds in the Protectorate to be raided simultaneously by unidentified forces. The raiders damaged the defending Protectorate and Militia forces, and were rumoured to actually be drawn from the Word of Blake's own Shadow Divisions.[27][28]

Forces from the Free Worlds League front of Operation SCOUR liberated the nearby world of Graham IV in March 3078, and as they moved to liberate Pollux later in the month they received unexpected assistance and aid from an uprising that resulted in a popular revolt.[19] By June 3078 all of the Free Worlds League task force had gathered on Pollux to rest and refit prior to the coalition assault on Terra, with the exception of Group II, who were still bogged down in the conflict on Liberty.[29]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Devil's Rock 4.70 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Oliver 8.61 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Graham IV 9.63 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Castor 9.82 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Alula Australis 13.17 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Zavijava 15.91 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Talitha 19.48 1 TH FWL TFR FC FC FWL FWL
Zosma 19.49 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Lipton 22.29 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Chara 22.29 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Denebola 23.32 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Thorin 25.07 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Van Diemen IV 26.37 1 TH FWL TFR FC FC FWL FWL
Carver V 26.85 1 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
New Earth 26.93 1 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Procyon 27.36 1 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Marcus 27.64 1 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Sirius 30.56 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Callison 31.29 2 TH FWL LC FC FC FWL FWL
Muphrid 31.32 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Hall 33.95 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Connaught 33.96 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Wyatt 34.22 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Rigil Kentarus 34.23 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Outreach 34.58 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Zollikofen 35.31 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Keid 35.38 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Terra 35.46 2 TH CS CS CS CS WOB WOB
Bordon 36.55 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Menkent 37.18 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Milton 37.95 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
New Home 39.23 2 TH CC TFR FC FC LA LA
Dubhe 39.38 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Alchiba 40.48 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Alioth 40.59 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Wasat 41.09 2 TH FWL TFR FC FC FWL FWL
Acubens 41.15 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Mizar 43.26 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Phecda 43.29 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Irian 43.89 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Summer 43.97 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Yorii 43.99 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Cor Caroli 44.07 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Wing 44.32 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Bryant 45.18 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Dieudonne 45.29 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Capolla 47.67 2 TH CC TFR FC FC TCC TCC
Caph 47.69 2 TH FS FS FC FC CMD CMD
Remulac 48.36 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Elgin 48.90 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Nathan 49.44 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Alphard 50.19 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Epsilon Eridani 50.67 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Altair 50.81 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Alhena 51.39 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Miaplacidus 52.16 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Chertan 53.63 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Hsien 54.23 2 TH CC TFR FC FC CMD CMD
Dieron 54.55 2 TH DC DC DC DC DC DC
Galatea 54.87 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Asta 54.91 2 TH DC LC DC DC DC DC
Lyons 55.44 2 TH LC LC FC FC LA LA
Fomalhaut 57.00 2 TH FS FS DC DC DC DC
Terra Firma 57.48 2 TH CC TFR FC FC TCC TCC
Savannah 57.73 2 FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Shiloh 58.10 2 LC FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL
Imbros III 58.24 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Berenson 58.89 2 TH FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL FWL

References[edit]

  1. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 117, "Unit Deployment Table"
  2. House Marik (The Free Worlds League), p. 108
  3. ComStar (sourcebook), p. 85, "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding - 2319"
  6. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Foundation [2366]]"
  7. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation After Age of War [2571]]"
  8. 8.0 8.1 Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  9. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 104, "Rim Worlds Republic - [2767] Map"
  12. 12.0 12.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  13. Handbook: House Marik, p. 42, "Free Worlds League after Third Succession War [3025]"
  14. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  15. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052]"
  17. Handbook: House Marik, p. 54, "Free Worlds League after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  18. Handbook: House Marik, p. 56, "Free Worlds League after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  19. 19.0 19.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 58, "The Jihad in Review"
  20. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  21. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  22. The Star League, p. 16, "Terra's Errant Flock"
  23. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding [2319]"
  24. Shattered Sphere, p. 75, "Operation Guerrero, Second Wave"
  25. Jihad Hot Spots: 3076, p. 17, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  26. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 50, "The Jihad In Review"
  27. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 18, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  28. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 54, "The Jihad In Review"
  29. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 80, "Terra's Doorstep"

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