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Menkar

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Planets within 2 jumps

(References to Menkar)

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

X: 90.66 Y: -92.72 [e]


Menkar.jpg

Contents

Planetary Data[1]

  • Star Type: M2IIIa
  • Position in System: 4 (of 9)
  • Number of Moons: 1 (Metuchen)
  • Days to Jump Point: 7
  • Surface Water: 66%
  • Atm. Pressure: Standard (Breathable)
  • Surface Gravity: 1.1
  • Equatorial Temp: 35°C
  • Highest Native Life: Mammals

Era Specific Data

3130[1]

  • Population 3130: 1,134,458,000
  • Governor: Chuck Kincaid
  • Planetary Legate: Kirk O‘Brien

Owner History

Planetary Info

Menkar has only seen war twice: Once during the Fourth Succession War and once during the Jihad. The government of Menkar surrendered to Davion forces to prevent damage to their world. During the Jihad, the government did the same thing, but with a twist: One week after the Blakists installed their garrison and departed a plague swept through their camp. This plague killed every Blakist soldier on the world as well as 10% of the planet's population. After the Jihad the government released information that indicated the 10% of the population volunteered to be infected in order to spread the disease to the Blakists.[1]

During the last week of July 3075 the CCAF launched a campaign against the Word of Blake Protectorate garrisons on Menkar, Pleione and Wei. The civilian population of the three worlds took tens of thousands of civilian casualties during the offensive, as the Capellan forces used nuclear weapons to defeat the Blakists.[13][14]

Though Menkar is located in the constellation Terrans call "the Whale" it isn't the brightest star in the collection. Deneb Kaitos has that honor. Menkar's star is on the way to becoming unstable, like Mira, another system in the constellation. In the meantime the inhabitants of Menkar continue to collect plants from the jungle archipelagos of the world. These plants have been very useful creating new medications, particularly anti-rejection medications for organ transplants. The two large landmasses are filled with valleys fed by large rivers and the oceans are teeming with life.[1]

Nearby Planets

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

Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062
Foochow 5.77 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Jonathan 9.97 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Algot 10.61 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Foot Fall 18.42 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Shipka 21.61 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Valexa 21.64 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
New Aragon 21.73 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Bell 22.54 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Demeter 22.69 1 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ashkum 23.26 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Halloran V 23.84 1 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
St. Andre 26.72 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Highspire 29.04 1 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Poznan 30.47 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Buchlau 31.40 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Chesterton 31.42 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Almach 32.41 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
New Macao 33.29 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Mandate 34.51 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Ulan Batar 35.74 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Algol 35.79 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
New Hessen 36.36 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Zaurak 36.72 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Shensi 37.29 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Wei 38.54 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Mesartim 39.75 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Kansu 40.02 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Menkib 40.35 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Pleione 41.57 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Mira 42.39 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Tsitsang 42.54 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Axton 42.54 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Alrescha 43.48 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Goshen 44.42 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Moravian 44.71 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Ningpo 44.78 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Matsu 46.32 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Remshield 48.72 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Styk 49.34 2 TH CC FS FC FC SC SC
Tecumseh 50.73 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Gan Singh 51.10 2 TH CC FS FC FC SC SC
Yangtze 51.39 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Tikonov 51.80 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Farwell 51.87 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC
Slocum 51.89 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Heligoland 53.68 2 TH CC FS FC FC CMC CC
Angol 53.80 2 TH FS FS FC FC FC FC
Acala 54.62 2 CC FS FS FC FC FC FC
Azha 55.38 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Hamal 55.53 2 TH CC FS FC FC FC FC
Sakhalin 57.98 2 TH CC FS FC FC SS SS
Tawas 58.24 2 FS FS FS FC FC FC FC

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 106, "World Profile"
  2. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding, 2366"
  3. Handbook: House Liao, p. 13, "Timeline: Capellan Zone 2367"
  4. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War [2571]"
  5. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"
  6. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War [2822]"
  7. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War [2864]"
  8. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War [3025]"
  9. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  10. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero [3058]"
  11. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  12. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  13. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 17, "Timeline of the Jihad"
  14. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 54, "The Jihad In Review"

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