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

Andarmax nearby systems (3151)
Andarmax nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -3.375 : -386.492[e]

The Andarmax system is the location of at least one habitable world or construct, and as at 3145 was located in the Victoria Commonality of the Capellan Confederation.[1][2]

System Description[edit]

The Andarmax system is located near the Espia and Sax systems.[3]

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The information after this notice comes from apocryphal sources; the canonicity of such information is uncertain.
Please view the reference page for information regarding their canonicity.

The Andarmax system is described in some detail in the (apocryphal) German novel Gier, where Andarmax is portrayed as not a single planet, but a gas giant with three dozen moons orbiting it. Inhabited moons include (but are not necessarily limited to) Laßwitz, Brin, Clark, Asimov, Eschbach, Gibson, Bear, Vance, Dick and Heinlein. The latter, although one of Andarmax's smallest moons, holds the government seat and the ComStar temple. The moons have low gravity conditions, but are heavily terraformed including atmosphere generators to the point of featuring open environments. Vance is mentioned as an agricultural moon.

Mining stations, Hyperion station among them, exist in the gas giant's atmosphere to mine valuable inert gas.

Because of being spread across many moons, the system features a heavily used communication network accessible to everybody, at no cost. This network is used for political decision-making, as citizens can make suggestions and vote on issues, even provide input. The Refrector is also elected (and can be ousted from office) in this way.

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System History[edit]

The Andarmax system was settled during the Star League era at some point after the end of the Reunification War.[4][3]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary History[edit]

Andarmax was conquered by the Magistracy of Canopus during the joint invasion of the Capellan Confederation launched by the Magistracy and the Duchy of Andurien shortly after the Fourth Succession War. Colonel Centrella had led the Second Canopian Cuirassiers in a swift assault that saw the Andarmax Planetary Militia wiped out with very few casualties on the part of the Canopians. A year later in 3034, the Capellans were waging a successful counterattack against the invading forces. With the Second Canopian Cuirassiers having moved on to Drozan, Andarmax was defended by a battalion of armor - the Second Magistracy Armed Forces Militia Armor Guard - and a pair of mercenary units, the Killer Bees, hired as a cadre unit to provide training, and MacGraw's Marauders, guarding the planetary capital city.[19]

Citing a clause in their cadre contract, the Killer Bees withdrew from Andarmax in the face of a battalion of Rob's Renegades, a heavy BattleMech formation, which had landed to recapture the planet. The Militia Armor Guard refused to withdraw, despite being equipped with just two platoons of VTOLs and a mix of tanks and mobile artillery. The Militia Armored Guard deployed remote sensors throughout the Alamance Wastes, their fallback position half a kilometer away from the capital, and intended to fight until reinforcements could arrive to support them. By the 13th of August the Second MAF Armor Guard had already taken heavy losses in the Alamance Mountains and were in retreat, whilst the Killer Bees had received word on their outbound DropShips that no support was available for the Armor Guard as Kincade's Rangers and House Dai Da Chi had hit the Second Cuirassiers hard on Drozan and forced them to retreat.[19]

Military Deployment[edit]




  • Little Richard's Panzer Brigade (Second Battalion)[37]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 44 systems (44 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Sax 12.0 Espia 13.9 New Roland 15.5 Jacomarle 16.7
Chennai 18.2 Calseraigne 19.5 Repulse 22.3 Adrar 22.8
Pilpala 23.0 Ghorepani 24.1 Principia 28.8 Antias 29.9
Shaobuon 30.8 Turin 30.8 Segerica 31.5 Salardion 35.5
Niomede 37.1 Drozan 38.4 Thamel 39.9 Athna 40.0
Barras 40.4 Naryn 42.3 Zhaomaon 42.7 Arn 42.7
Gunthar 42.8 Hibuarius 42.8 Payia 43.5 Linhauiguan 43.7
Sadurni 43.7 Renown 46.4 Buenos Aires 49.4 Viribium 50.3
Ordino 51.2 Claybrooke 51.6 Pell 55.2 Kurvasa 55.3
Shiba 55.4 Aquagea 56.0 Murris 56.1 Joppa 56.4
Borden 57.0 Lurgatan 58.1 Untran 58.6 Rosendal 59.1


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  34. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
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