Sekulmun

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

Sekulmun
Sekulmun neighbouring systems
Sekulmun neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 212.22 : -220.28[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

First Succession War[edit]

In 2795, following the appointment of Sandol Quinn as regent to Ilsa Liao, the Capellan Confederation Armed Forces launched an invasion of the Federated Suns intended to capture the politically-significant Chesterton system. Planned by Quinn, the operation was intended to take advantage of the AFFS' continuing focus on trying to resist the massive Draconis Combine invasion of the Federated Suns, which stood poised to capture New Avalon itself. Quinn's plan involved encircling Chesterton by taking the systems around it, using mercenary units for the initial invasions - predominantly or exclusively former Star League Defense Force commands that had been recruited by the Confederation - and following up with CCAF line regiments to reinforce the assault and then secure the captured worlds. Whilst launching one or two planetary invasions aimed at systems around Chesterton, Quinn also had the CCAF copy tactics used by the Combine so effectively, leapfrogging over border systems to capture a number of systems further inside the Federated Suns to add pressure to the AFFS. Quinn's strategy worked well for several years; by 2797 the CCAF had occupied Sekulmun, as well the Branzoll, Carmacks, Ogilvie, Salem and Victoria, creating Capellan "islands" within the borders of the Federated Suns that forced the AFFS to spread it's already-stretched border forces even more thinly at a critical time.[11]

Quinn never managed to secure Chesterton, however; unwilling to launch a mass assault led by strategic weapons that would have had devastating effects on the planet and its population, Quinn attempted to negotiate Chesterton's surrender, but the dug-in AFFS forces were absolutely fanatical in their determination to resist, and Chesterton was self-sustaining, incapable of simply being blockaded into submission, even if the CCAF had sufficient WarShips available to blockade the system. With the CCAF clashing with the Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery on a number of former Terran Hegemony worlds, Quinn withdrew his forces from Sekulmun and a number of the other isolated worlds nearby in 2800.[12]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years). Closest planets first:

Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Fortymile 19.72 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ogilvie 20.35 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Kluane 26.60 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Kigamboni 29.06 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Carmacks 33.19 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Wernke 38.04 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Wappingers 38.88 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Nahoni 40.36 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Hobson 40.99 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Mordialloc 44.26 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Cumberland 45.42 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Victoria 45.86 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Novaya Zemlya 49.02 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Hobbs 49.73 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Narellan 53.97 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Quittacas 54.77 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Stein's Folly 56.63 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Beenleigh 56.81 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Okains 56.85 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Salem 59.97 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Davion, p. 18, "Federated Suns at their Founding - [2317] Map"
  2. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366]"
  3. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  6. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  7. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  9. Field Report 2765: Federated Suns, p. 29, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  10. Field Report 2765: Capellan Confederation, p. 23, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [2765]"
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 First Succession War, p. 81, "Quinn's War: The Confederation-Suns Front"
  12. 12.0 12.1 First Succession War, p. 82, "Caught In The Capellan Crossfire"
  13. Handbook: House Davion, p. 54, "Federated Suns after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  15. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  17. House Davion (The Federated Suns), "Federated Suns Map - [3025]"
  18. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  19. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), "Capellan Confederation Map - [3025]"
  20. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  23. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  24. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040]"
  25. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3057] Map"
  28. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  30. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  31. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  33. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  34. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Federated Suns Armed Forces Deployment Map [3079]"
  35. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  36. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  37. Field Manual: 3085, p. Vii, "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  38. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  39. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  40. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  41. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"

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