Schedar

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Schedar
Schedar neighbouring systems
Schedar neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 117.86 : -21.24[e]
Spectral class G2III[1]
Planets 7[1]

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

Schedar
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 2[1]
Jump point
distance
9 days[1]
Moons 1 (Mali)[1]
Surface gravity 1.1[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Tainted)[1]
Equatorial temperature 27°C[1]
Surface water 20%[1]
Highest native life Reptiles[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Jas Rander (Governor)[1]
Gerry Janetzke (Planetary Legate)[1]
Population 55,000,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Schedar was settled for its mineral resources. These minerals are key ingredients in semiconductors, and the harsh desert environment minimizes the incoming settlers. As a result the Federated Suns was able to jointly administer the planet with the Terran Hegemony, attracting new investments and stimulating the planet's economy. This was important because Schedar's lower atmosphere carries a fine mineral dust that can easily damage human lungs. As a result, the population has to constantly carry filter masks and other breathing equipment.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Star League[edit]

Schedar served as a supply world for the SLDF's Second Army, particularly IX Corps. In addition, the Ninth Corps also used Schedar as its homeworld.[63]

The first Star League was in the middle of terraforming Schedar to remove the mineral dust when Stephan Amaris attacked. The Amaris Civil War obviously put a stop to the terraforming efforts, but the semiconductor industry lived on. Fortunately, the Rander family of the Hegemony had founded Rander Communications Equipment Incorporated, a company that produced military targeting and tracking systems, communications equipment, and electronic countermeasures equipment. A smaller division also produced consumer electronics on the planet's surface, but the majority of the factories for military production were located underground to avoid the worst of the environmental hazards.[1]

First Succession War[edit]

In February 2788 First Prince John Davion launched Operation SOLAR SHIELD, a desperate plan to try and disrupt the invasion of the Federated Suns launched by the Draconis Combine in May 2787. Prince John had been preparing to invade the Capellan Confederation when news of the Combine invasion reached him, and the forces he drew together for SOLAR SHIELD were based on those three 'Mech regiments nearby earmarked for the abortive invasion of the Confederation plus some six assorted regiments of armor and infantry provided by regional militias within the Marlette Combat Region. Prince John divided his forces into three groups and launched strikes at three occupied worlds on the Terran flank of the invasion, hoping to disrupt the thrust being lead personally by Coordinator Minoru Kurita.[17][64]

SOLAR SHIELD proved to be flawed from the outset; the units assembled lacked time to train together, Prince John's forces were limited in number, and he had only a handful of WarShips available to use to escort his forces. Senior officers advised against the operation, but Prince John felt that speed was of the essence, and ordered that the operation go ahead. Schedar was one of the worlds targeted by SOLAR SHIELD, and in May 2788 the Twenty-eighth Avalon Hussars jumped into the system, accompanied by supporting conventional forces and escorted by the Vincent-class corvette FSS Robespierre and the Carrack-class transport FSS Liverpool. With complete aerospace superiority in the system and ample warning of the Hussars' arrival, the DCMS forces in the system were well-prepared to resist the attack, and able to call on WarShip support to boost their defenses. While the Vincent-class corvette DCS Kaiten tied up the Robespierre, the Lola I-class destroyers DCS Minekaze and DCS Shiokaze ignored the Liverpool and attacked the Hussars transports, destroying them one at a time; while a swarm of aerospace fighters destroyed the Liverpool, the two Lolas destroyed so many of the Hussars transports that just two companies of Hussars managed to reach the ground, where the DCMS troops were dug in and waiting. Combined with heavy defeats on Cartago and Elbar as well, SOLAR SHIELD was an abject failure that cost the AFFS men and resources it couldn't afford to lose.[17][64]

Jihad[edit]

During the Jihad Schedar's population hid out in cave systems, only leaving after the worst of the fighting was over.[1] The Word of Blake successfully conquered Schedar in September 3069 and incorporated it into the Word of Blake Protectorate.[51] AFFS forces landed on Schedar as well as the nearby worlds of Caselton and Mirach on the 2nd of December 3076 and attempted to liberate the world. The AFFS forces were unsupported by the allied coalition assembled by Devlin Stone, and the assaults were quickly slowed by the defending forces; it was reported that the assault was planned and launched by rogue elements within the AFFS command, explaining the lack of support from the coalition.[53][54] It was noted at the time that the battle for Schedar was particularly brutal; the mercenary unit Wilson's Hussars were wiped out completely attempting to blunt the advance of Word of Blake troops counterattacking the AFFS forces, although the sacrifice made by the Hussars gave the 2nd Federated Suns Armored Cavalry the opportunity needed to regroup and force the Blakists back.[65]

Military Deployment[edit]

2764[edit]

2765[edit]

2786[edit]

  • Tenth Robinson Chevaliers[68]

2821[edit]

3054[edit]

3061[edit]

  • First NAIS Cadet Cadre[71]

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
Mirach 10.77 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Caselton 14.68 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Elbar 15.99 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
New Rhodes III 16.57 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Edwards 18.21 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Sonnia 21.64 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Rio 23.91 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Cartago 24.85 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tikonov 25.97 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Mallory's World 28.16 1 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tybalt 28.17 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Ronel 29.25 1 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Logandale 29.57 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mara 30.51 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Kentares IV 32.83 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mira 34.29 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Angol 35.06 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mesartim 36.88 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Goderich 39.11 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tawas 39.30 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ozawa 41.26 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Achernar 42.45 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Johnsondale 43.34 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Marlette 43.85 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Alrescha 44.04 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Hean 44.08 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Almach 44.17 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tigress 44.34 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Ankaa 45.17 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Galatia III 45.44 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
David 46.09 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Helen 47.08 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Avawatz 48.20 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Cylene 48.20 2 FS DC DC FC FC FC FC
Yangtze 48.29 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Sanilac 48.31 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Markab 49.26 2 DC DC DC FC FC FC FC
New Hessen 49.43 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Chesterton 50.98 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Addicks 51.46 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Olancha 51.99 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Basalt 52.74 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Raman 53.76 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Deneb Kaitos 54.37 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Skat 54.47 2 DC DC DC FC FC FC FC
Demeter 55.55 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Fellanin II 56.37 2 FS DC DC DC DC DC DC
Barstow 56.78 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Listowel 56.94 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Towne 57.21 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Hamal 57.97 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC

References[edit]

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