Port Moseby

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Port Moseby
Planets within 2 jumps
Planets within 2 jumps
System information
X:Y Coordinates 3.35 : 160.22[e]
Spectral class F9V[1]
Recharge time 180 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) Zenith/Nadir[1]

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

Port Moseby
Planetary flag of Port Moseby
Planetary flag of Port Moseby
Geophysical
System position 4[1]
Jump point
distance
11.19 days[1]
Moons 1 (Kiwi)[1]
Surface gravity 1.00[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 20°C (Warm-Temperate)[1]
Surface water 65%[1]
Highest native life Mammal[1]
Founding 3079[1]
Infrastructure
Capital Feintuch[1]
Population 2,733,000,000 (3079)[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels C-B-C-C-C (3079)[1]
HPG (Representative) B (3079)[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

The planet itself is very plain. Typical weather, terrain and resources focus life into the cities where the Lyran merchants have their colorful bazaars.[42] The capital city of Port Moseby, Feintuch, is on the Aberrant continent; the only other continent is named Java.[1]

A sprawling business center, Port Moseby is part major spaceport and part busy city. With a steady traffic of JumpShips flashing in and out of the system, this system is a hub of commerce. Being almost completely surrounded by the Draconis Combine enables it to be a port where Lyran and Draconis Combine merchants can buy and sell. It would be easier to say what is not traded on Port Moseby than what is.[42] The Draconis Combine has many needs and wants and the merchants from the Commonwealth are more than willing to help them, with the usual fees, of course.

During the darkest days of the Second Succession War the Lyran Commonwealth was losing worlds steadily to both the Draconis Combine and the Free Worlds League, and the Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces neared the point of collapse, particularly in the 2860s and 2870s. As the 2870s drew to a close the LCAF regained some of its confidence and launched a number of attempts to recapture some of the worlds that had been lost to the Commonwealth's neighbours, but still couldn't keep pace with the rate at which worlds were being captured. The Combine continued to push towards the important world of Skye, and by 2884 Port Moseby had been captured along with the worlds of Balkan, Kessel, Ryde, Skondia and Vega and the Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery was on the verge of being able to threaten Skye directly.[16]

During the Jihad, Port Moseby's inhabitants viewed the Word of Blake as a distant threat, after a history of being under constant threat from the Draconis Combine and, more recently, the Clans. After the Jihad, Port Moseby continued to serve as an important linchpin in the Lyran national defenses; while the planet lacks a standing garrison from the LAAF, the planetary milita are confident that they can defend the world. Given the logistical and command importance of Port Moseby, it isn't surprising that the attitude of the militia is bolstered by the widely held belief that if the Clans should begin attacks on the Lyran Alliance again, Port Moseby will once more become the jump-off point for LAAF units.[1]

Era Specific Data[edit]

3025[42][edit]

  • Noble Ruler: Joan Welman, Duchess of Port Moseby
  • Political Leader: Prime Minister Simon Teltra
  • ComStar Representative: Precentor Carl Stor
  • Population: 4,535,000,000 (apocryphal)[43]

Military Deployment[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • Eighth Donegal Guards[45]

2821[edit]

  • Eighth Donegal Guards[45]

3025[edit]

3028[edit]

3038[edit]

  • Twentieth Arcturan Guards[49]

3050[edit]

3061[edit]

3079[edit]

  • Planetary Militia[1]

The planetary militia's training programmes focus on MilitiaMechs, vehicles and unarmoured infantry.

3085[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
Camlann 6.18 1 DC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Aubisson 13.87 1 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Buckminster 15.35 1 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Accrington 20.51 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Shionoha 27.63 1 DC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Grumium 28.13 1 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Sakhalin (LC) 28.95 1 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Dalkeith 30.14 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Orestes 30.74 2 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Trolloc Prime 32.42 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Al Hillah 32.62 2 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Shirotori 33.24 2 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Phalan 35.09 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Fatima 38.29 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Dehgolan 39.18 2 LC DC DC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Morningside 40.15 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Meacham 42.37 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Cebalrai 42.85 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Symington 44.07 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Tsukude 44.56 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Alnasi 44.60 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Eaglesham 45.14 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Caldrea 45.40 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Karbala 45.84 2 LC DC LC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Auldhouse 47.12 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Ganshoren 47.25 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Shimosuwa 49.79 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
New Wessex 49.82 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Blue Diamond 50.16 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Sulafat 51.45 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Tukayyid 51.49 2 LC DC DC FRR FRR FRR FRR
Gram 53.79 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Vega 54.19 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Pilkhua 55.55 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Corridan IV 57.20 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA
Baxter 59.37 2 LC LC LC FC FC LA LA


References[edit]

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  2. 2.0 2.1 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Tamar Pact world within the Lyran Commonwealth befor [2340] and after at their founding in [2341]"
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  30. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
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  34. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  35. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  36. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Allianc Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
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  38. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  39. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
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  42. 42.0 42.1 42.2 House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 168, "Planet Guide"
  43. MechWarrior (1989 Video Game) (apocryphal)
  44. Field Report 2765: LCAF, p. 11, "Donegal Guards" - Regimental Status
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  50. 20 Year Update, p. 26, "Federated Commonwealth Deployment Table"
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