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(References to Tamar)

Tamar neighbouring systems
Tamar neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates -15.39:314.86[e]
Spectral class G6V[1][2][3]
Recharge time 187 hours[2][3]
Recharge station(s) None (3025)[1]
Zenith (3076-3079)[2][3]

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

Planetary flag
Planetary flag
System position 3rd[1][2][3]
Jump point
7.01 days[3]
Moons 2 (Karachi, Islamabad)[2][3]
Surface gravity 1.2[2][3]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[2][3]
Equatorial temperature 36°C (Temperate)[2][3]
Surface water 32%[2][3]
Highest native life Plants[1][2][3]
Reference Year 3025[1] - 3079[3]
Ruler Selvin Kelswa III, Duke of Tamar (3025)[1]
Khan Vladimir Ward (3076)[2]
Capital Tamar City[3]
Population 879,000,000 (3025, apocryphal)[4]
2,194,686,000 (3076-3079)[2][3]
Socio-Industrial Levels A-A-B-D-C[2][3]
HPG (Representative) A[1][2][3] (Precentor Virginia Hoppe) (3025)[1]

Owner History[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

The planet has four major landmasses, Dilis, Amirani, Kopala and Zadeni. The capital city, Tamar City, is located on Dilis.[3]

Planetary History[edit]


Following the coup launched by Robert Marsden in 2375 that saw him installed as sole ruler of the Lyran Commonwealth, 22 worlds including Tamar were still opposed to his rule in 2378 and had withdrawn their support of both him and his new government. Many of these worlds were cowed into line through naval blockades that starved them into submission, but eight self-sufficient worlds - again, including Tamar - continued to hold out, and as a result were subject to full and bloody military invasions by Marsden's forces.[31]

Star League Era[edit]

Although two regiments of the Lyran Guards were garrisoning Tamar in 2765 - the Forty-first and Forty-fourth Lyran Guards - only the Forty-first was considered a full-time garrison for the planet; the Forty-fourth was expected to do service as a strategic reserve for the local region, deploying as needed.[32]

First Succession War[edit]

In late 2790 the Draconis Combine Admiralty raided Tamar, striking with a WarShip group that broke through Tamar's orbital defenses and destroyed the Bolson-Tamar Shipyards.[33]

Third Succession War[edit]

Tamar was under attack by forces from the Draconis Combine in 3022, and the LCAF deployed additional units to reinforce the weak defense forces on the planet. Amongst these additional units was the mercenary unit Snord's Irregulars. The Irregulars' initial deployment went poorly, with the regulars being dropped into the heart of Vrance, several kilometers away from their planned drop zone. At the time, Vrance was under the control of Combine forces headed by General Askam, but Cranston Snord used various unorthodox tactics to capture and then hold the city. Aksam was impressed enough with the Irregulars performance to attempt to sway them to the Combine's service, offering a contract paying twice what the Commonwealth was paying the Irregulars, but balked when Snord's contract demands included being allowed to select his own targets "for collecting purposes". Aksam attempted to counter the demand by offering more money, but negotiations ended when Archon Katrina Steiner announced that she would be increasing the Irregulars base pay.[34]


Tamar was the subject of a damaging attack from Word of Blake forces on the 28th of December 3070. The Blakists didn't land ground forces; instead, the attack consisted of nuclear strikes aimed at a number of heavily populated areas, including the Clan Wolf headquarters. The attack on Tamar, capital world of the Clan Wolf Occupation Zone, coincided with an attack on Arc-Royal, the capital world of Clan Wolf-in-Exile.[35] On the 1st of April 3080 Tamar was re-established as the capital world for Clan Wolf in the wake of the Jihad.[36]

Planetary Garrison[edit]


  • Forty-first Lyran Guards[32]
  • Forty-fourth Lyran Guards[32]








Industrial Centers[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Barbale: Location of the War College of Tamar on Dilis.[3]
  • Dali: Location of the OZ-1 and W-8 manufacturing facilities; located on Amirani.[46]
  • Tamar City: the planetary capital city, located on Dilis.[3]
  • Vrance: a city and site of a notable battle during the Third Succession War.[34]

Nearby Planets[edit]

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Kandis 11.53 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Weingarten 15.38 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Moritz 17.52 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Memmingen 23.11 1 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Thannhausen 24.26 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Volders 25.01 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Kufstein 26.97 1 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Skokie 27.40 1 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Sevren 29.27 1 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Stanzach 30.26 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CHH
Laurent 31.44 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Hohenems 33.76 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Kobe 33.91 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Basiliano 34.29 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Maestu 35.02 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Gunzburg 37.69 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Hyperion 38.54 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Karston 38.69 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Bessarabia 39.92 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Engadin 41.77 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CHH
Vorarlberg 41.78 2 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CHH
Heiligendreuz 42.11 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Cusset 46.51 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Hainfeld 47.00 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Feltre 47.69 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Ridderkerk 47.91 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Shaula 48.67 2 LC DC LC FC CW CW CW
Dell 48.82 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Vulcan 51.93 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Svarstaad 52.60 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Unzmarkt 52.71 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Biota 52.81 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Wheel 52.81 2 LC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Mozirje 52.95 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CW
Colmar 53.53 2 LC LC LC FC CJF CJF CJF
Rastaban 55.76 2 LC LC LC FC CW CW CW
Thun 55.87 2 LC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Ferleiten 56.82 2 DC DC DC FRR CW CW CW
Radstadt 57.40 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CGB
Satalice 58.89 2 DC DC LC FRR CW CW CGB


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