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Shimonita

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Shimonita
Shimonita neighbouring systems
Shimonita neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 93.82 : 82.41[e]
Spectral class F4V[1][2]
Recharge time 175 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]
Planets 6th[2]

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

Shimonita
Geophysical
System position 2nd[1][2]
Jump point
distance
16.10[1]
Moons 1 (Nagasaki)[1][2]
Surface gravity 1.06[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1][2]
Equatorial temperature 31°C (Temperate-Tropical)[1]
Surface water 82%[1][2]
Highest native life Birds[1][2]
Reference Year 3079[1] - 3130[2]
Infrastructure
Ruler Governor: Boris Meander & Planetary Legate: Tyr Bekker[2]
Capital Irezumi City[1][2]
Population 1,531,000,000 (3079)[1]
1,927,000,000 (3130)[2]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-B-A-B-C[1]
HPG (Representative) B[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

Shimonita possesses a single large continent surrounded by islands. The surrounding ocean is constantly whipped into a frenzy by massive storm activity that perpetually forms in Shimonita's atmosphere. These storms occasionally flood the coastal areas of Shanghai (the continent), so colonists built their cities inland, away from the coastlines. Shimonita's ecology provides enough fresh water and arable land to support the local population, but not enough to generate any exports. The same is true of the mineral resources on the world. Geologists from the Ozawa Mercantile Association found large deposits of metal ores off the coast of Shanghai and the Ozawa Mercantile Association quickly negotiated rights to establish offshore and underwater mining operations on Shimonita.[2]

When House Kurita established control over the Draconis Combine, the Ozawa Mercantile Association's facilities became property of the Dragon. Within a century, poor maintenance routines and violent weather rendered the offshore and underwater plants useless. Occasionally investors would buy the plants and get them running, but these operations never lasted for more than a few decades.[2]

Post-Jihad Era[edit]

By the end of the Jihad Shimonita had been neglected by the Combine for centuries, despite the abundant mineral resources in place on the world;[1] despite this, the damage inflicted on the DCMS during the Jihad left Sapphire Metals with the prospect of increased production orders to help the Combine military rebuild. This was despite the fact that the Sapphire Metals plant, located in the city of Corundum, produced just a single 'Mech design - the somewhat notorious Charger[1] - and by 3079 was only operating at slightly less than three-quarters of full production capacity given the forty percent losses taken during the Jihad.[39]

Engineers from Clan Sea Fox expressed an interest in Shimonita after it was gifted to the Republic of the Sphere. They have built three new offshore mining operations, which have been nicknamed "Sea Fox Dens" by the inhabitants.[2]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

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
Waddesdon 7.75 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Chichibu 8.29 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Piedmont 16.34 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Albalii 23.28 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kitalpha 24.20 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ashio 25.56 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Kurhah 27.85 1 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Algedi 30.81 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Shinonoi 31.96 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Dabih 34.20 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Lapida II 36.99 2 FS DC DC DC DC DC DC
Tannil 38.06 2 FS DC DC DC DC DC DC
Umijiri 38.77 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Yance I 39.39 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Junction 41.63 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Sutama 41.84 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Halstead Station 41.99 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Hagiwawa 42.41 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Minakuchi 45.82 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Sadachbia 46.94 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Ancha 50.23 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Biham 51.22 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Shitara 52.94 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Fukuroi 54.84 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Skat 56.08 2 DC DC DC FC FC FC FC
Rukbat 58.55 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Cylene 59.18 2 FS DC DC FC FC FC FC
Sadalbari 59.66 2 DC DC DC DC DC DC DC
Markab 59.86 2 DC DC DC FC FC FC FC

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 Objectives: Draconis Combine, p. 34, "Shimonita"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 38, "Shimonita Planet Profile"
  3. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine - [2319] Map"
  4. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  5. Handbook: House Davion, p. 48, "Federated Suns after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  8. Field Manual: SLDF, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  11. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  12. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  13. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns After Second Succession War [2864]"
  14. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  15. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  16. 16.0 16.1 Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Davion, p. 71, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War - [3030] Map"
  19. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  20. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - [3040] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of 3039 Map"
  22. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3050] Map"
  23. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - [3052] Map"
  24. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - [3052] Map"
  25. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  26. ">Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  28. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  29. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere - [October 3067] Map"
  30. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, Inner Sphere - [3075] Map
  31. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  32. Field Report: AFFS, p. 21, "Armed Forces of the Federated Suns Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  33. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  34. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  35. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  36. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  37. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  38. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  39. Objectives: Draconis Combine, p. 4, "State of the Industry at a Glance (Dec 3079)"
  40. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  41. Technical Readout: 3145 Mercenaries, p. 26-27, "Kite Reconnaissance Vehicle"

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