Woodstock

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Woodstock[edit]

Woodstock
Woodstock neighbouring systems
Woodstock neighbouring systems
System information
X:Y Coordinates 44.19:-36.74[e]
Spectral class G5V[1]
Planets 9[1]

The Woodstock system was host to at least one habitable world, Woodstock IV, and as at 3145 was located in the Tikonov Commonality of the Capellan Confederation.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

Woodstock was located near the Acamar and Kawich systems, [2][3] and consists of a class G5V primary orbited by nine planets, at least one of which is habitable.[1]

System History[edit]

The Woodstock system was colonized in the second half of the twenty-second century by refugees from the North American continent of Terra.[1]

Star League[edit]

The Woodstock system served as the home port for the 34th Recon Squadron of the 3rd Fleet (SLDF) of the Star League Navy. The orbital shipyards at the nadir jump point, while small, served as their base of operations.[4]

Woodstock IV[edit]

Woodstock
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 4[1]
Jump point
distance
7 days[1]
Moons 1 (Lionel)[1]
Surface gravity 1.0[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 45°C[1]
Surface water 73%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Andrea Heitt (Governor)[1]
Warren Zeigler (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Recital City [1]
Population 1,345,537,000[1]

Woodstock IV - more commonly known simply as Woodstock - is the fourth planet in the Woodstock system and has a single moon named Lionel.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Star League[edit]

The main site for agriculture on Woodstock was York, which produced the majority of the beef raised on the planet as well as substantial amounts of tobacco for cigars. Sjardjin became the site of the planetary capital, Recital City, and it was on Sjardjin that the Terran Hegemony established an agricultural research center dedicated to researching ways to more efficiently produce food on Hegemony worlds. The Star League continued to support the research station, as well as building a military base on Essex.[1]

During the Amaris Civil War the 141st Amaris Dragoons attacked the Star League Defense Force troops on Essex, using chemical and nuclear weapons to obliterate the SLDF units and the base. The weapons used by the Dragoons rendered the entire continent uninhabitable and it would remain so for at least another four centuries; as late as the thirty-second century it was still lifeless and being used to study the effects of radiation on the environment.[1]

Succession War[edit]

When forces from the Federated Suns conquered Woodstock during the Fourth Succession War they discovered that rumors the Star League had identified a new method of pest control that would subsequently advance the science of pest control noticeably.[1]

Jihad[edit]

Woodstock surrendered to the Word of Blake during the first half of December 3069 and was subsequently incorporated into the Word of Blake Protectorate.[5] The Blakists accepted the surrender offered by the planetary government and allowed Woodstock to carry on producing food throughout the Jihad, with that food then being exported to Terra and various other worlds within the Protectorate.[1]

Woodstock was liberated in a near-bloodless victory for the allied coalition forces in mid-to-late 3077 as a part of the Federated Suns front of Operation SCOUR.[6] The commander of the Blakist garrison surrendered both the planet and his forces to Devlin Stone's army.[1]

By the end of December 3079 Woodstock was one of more than twenty planets to have suffered an outbreak of the Redburn Virus, and one of eight to suffer from an infection rate of more than 150 out of every 100,000 people, as well as a mortality rate of more than 30 per 100,000 from the virus.[7]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3130[edit]

Geography[edit]

Woodstock is a temperate world with three oceans that cover almost three-quarters of the planetary surface and three continents. The largest of the continents is York, the smallest is Sjardjin, and the medium-sized continent is Essex.[1]

The system had a different nature of sun to that found in the Sol system, Woodstock was ideal for starting a new life on. The population concentrated on agriculture and breeding livestock, and would continue to do so for centuries.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Recital City: the planetary capital city, located on Sjardjin.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Systems within 60 light-years (distance in light years)
Closest systems first:
Acamar 4.9 Kawich 11.9 Nopah 13.2 Fletcher 13.4
Arboris 14.7 Bex 15.1 Bharat 15.5 Sheratan 15.6
Ingress 18.8 Ruchbah 19.1 Slocum 20.8 Hamal 21.7
Terra Firma 21,9 Basalt 23.2 Genoa 23.5 Epsilon Indi 25.9
Nanking 26.1 Epsilon Eridani 30.1 Small World 30.6 Tigress 31.3
Deneb Kaitos 31.3 Ningpo 31.6 Yangtze 32.0 Kansu 32.9
Achernar 33.3 Liao 33.3 Aldebaran 33.7 Northwind 35.3
Capolla 36.4 Algol 37.2 New Stevens 37.6 Hean 37.7
Brownsville 38.3 Bryant 38.9 Lockdale 39.5 Ankaa 40.9
Errai 41.0 Buchlau 41.1 Alrescha 42.2 Hsien 42.3
Gan Singh 42.9 Pleione 43.5 New Home 44.0 New Hessen 44.7
Chisholm 44.9 Addicks 45.1 Bhaktapur 46.1 Outreach 47.3
Caph 47.8 Conwy 48.1 Poznan 48.1 Fomalhaut 48.1
Tybalt 48.5 Helen 48.6 Keid 48.9 Quentin 49.1
Halloran V 49.4 Saiph 50.4 New Canton 51.0 Towne 51.2
Rio 51.8 Saffel 52.0 Carver V 52.1 New Florence 52.7
Tall Trees 52.7 Zion 54.8 Sirius 54.9 Manennaia 55.2
Procyon 55.5 Menkalinan 55.6 Mandal 56.3 Pokhara 56.5
Shensi 56.5 Ozawa 56.6 Nirasaki 56.9 New Aragon 57.3
Terra 57.4 Demeter 57.5 Hall 58.6 Tikonov 58.8

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 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 1.27 1.28 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 119, "Woodstock World Profile"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  4. Field Manual: SLDF, p. 66, "34th Recon Squadron"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 48, "The Jihad In Review"
  6. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 39-40, "Sandoval-Ito: A Study In Success"
  7. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 13, "Plagued By Blake"
  8. Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  9. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Capellan Confederation Foundation [2366]"
  10. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War [2571]"
  11. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  12. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  13. Field Manual: SLDF, Inner Sphere - [2764]
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  15. 15.0 15.1 Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"
  16. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War [2822]"
  17. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  18. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War [2864]"
  19. Handbook: House Davion, p. 60, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War [2864]"
  20. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War [3025]"
  21. Handbook: House Davion, p. 70, "Federated Suns after Third Succesion War [3025]"
  22. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  23. Handbook: House Davion, p. 72, "Federated Suns after Fourth Succesion War [3030]"
  24. Handbook: House Davion, p. 76, "Federated Suns after War of [3039]"
  25. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  26. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  28. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  29. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  30. Handbook: House Davion, p. 78, "Federated Suns after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  32. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  33. Handbook: House Davion, p. 82, "Federated Suns after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  34. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]
  35. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  36. Field Report: Clans, p. 29, "Terran Corridor Deployment Map [3079]"
  37. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  38. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  39. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  40. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"

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