Sarna News: Crossing Generations

Rukbat

This article is undergoing revision as part of Project: Planets, a collaborative effort to improve BattleTechWiki's coverage of planets and systems. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can add your name to the list of volunteers.

This article has completed Phase 2 of the Overhaul effort.

Rukbat
Rukbat neighbouring systems
Rukbat neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 42.13 : 108.78[e]
Spectral class K9IV[1]
Planets 8[1]

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

Rukbat
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 2[1]
Jump point
distance
17 days[1]
Moons 2 (Aladanna)[1]
Surface gravity 1.12[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 38°C[1]
Surface water 89%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Harawe Akino (Governor)[1]
Alysson Niitaka (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Oskart[1]
Population 1,451,000,000[1]

Poitical Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Rukbat is a poisoned jewel of a world. Despite the abundant plant and animal life, the vast mineral resources, and a climate much like Terras, the environment is totally incompatible with human and Terran lifeforms. After running the fresh water through purifiers it could be consumed by humans, but the soil was unable to support Terran crops. As a result, Rukbat has had to import most of its food for most of its history.[1]

The only real economy on the world is based on the mining industry. Mining companies were eager to exploit the mineral resources available on the world, and to support their workers they pressured the Star League and Terran Hegemony into providing genetically modified crops and animals to the world. Though marginally successful, Rukbat never stopped having to import its food.[1]

During the Amaris Civil War the Rim Worlds Republic troops who attacked Ruckbat destroyed most of the self-sustaining farms. The Succession Wars made a bad situation worse, and the world's limited agricultural capability was once again destroyed. It wasn't until the Republic of the Sphere took ownership of the world that the planet's odds improved. Several scientists from Clan Wolf and Clan Nova Cat arrived on the world. Their extensive expertise with genetic engineering could reverse the agricultural problems the world has experienced.[1]

Rukbat has several island continents. The largest is Schender Prime, home to New Glasgow and Korbensberg. Those two cities were established to support mining operations. The capital city, Oskart, can be found on Schender Minor. Melrin is the other major continent, and Clan scientists have plans to create an experimental agricultural station there. This facility, Kolivar Enclave, will be the main location for agricultural genetics research on Ruckbat.[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

3079[edit]

- At this point in time the 4th Arkab Legion were deployed across, Rukbat and Shitara. The 4th was at 80% of full strength, with 50% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Altais 5.06 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Alya 20.09 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Shitara 21.40 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Minakuchi 23.26 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Tsukude 24.61 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Shimosuwa 27.14 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Algedi 27.78 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Dabih 30.84 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kaus Borealis 33.46 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Gram 38.02 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Alnasi 40.31 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ascella 40.75 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Albalii 42.25 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kaus Australis 44.78 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kaus Media 45.18 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Eltanin 45.27 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Vega 46.20 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kuzuu 46.69 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Piedmont 48.09 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Sutama 51.31 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Cebalrai 51.97 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ashio 52.32 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Buckminster 52.62 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Aubisson 53.85 2 LC DC LC DC DC DC DC
Shionoha 54.72 2 DC DC LC DC DC DC DC
New Wessex 55.23 2 LC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kajikazawa 57.84 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Waddesdon 58.07 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Moore 58.21 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Shimonita 58.55 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Lambrecht 59.20 2 TH DC LC FC FC CP CP
Chichibu 59.55 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC

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 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 36, "Rukbat World Profile"
  2. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - 2319
  3. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding [2341]"
  4. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - 2571"
  5. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, Inner Sphere - [2764]
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - 2822"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822]"
  13. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  14. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - 2864"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864]"
  17. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  18. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - 3025"
  19. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), Lyran Commonwealt Map [3025]
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - 3030"
  22. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  23. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  24. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - 3040"
  25. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 [3040] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  28. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - 3052"
  29. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  32. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - 3067"
  33. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  34. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  35. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - August 3079"
  36. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table [3079]"
  37. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  38. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  39. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  40. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  41. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  42. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  43. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 136, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  44. Field Report: DCMS, p. 20, "Mercenaries Regimental Status"

Bibliography[edit]