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

Antwerp nearby systems (3151)
Antwerp nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -669.491 : 870.414[e]
Spectral class G7V[1]
Recharge time 188 hours[1]
Recharge station(s) None[1]

The Antwerp system is the location of at least one inhabited world - Antwerp V - and as at 3079 is located in the Deep Periphery nation known as the Hanseatic League.[2]

System Description[edit]

The Antwerp system is located near the Braunschweig and Danzig systems[2] and consists of a class G7V primary star orbited by at least five planets.[1]

Antwerp V[edit]

System position 5th[1]
Jump point
6.57 days[1]
Moons 1 (Ghent)[1]
Surface gravity 0.90[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 31°C (Temperate)[1]
Surface water 64%[1]
Highest native life Plant[1]
Reference Year 3079[1]
Capital Jersey City[1]
Population 189,235,000[1]
Socio-Industrial Levels B-C-B-B-B[1]
HPG (Representative) None[1]

Antwerp V - more commonly referred to simply as Antwerp - is the fifth planet in the Antwerp system and is home to the only known major Bordello Military Goods, Inc. industrial plant.

Planetary History[edit]

Antwerp is one of the worlds that form a part of the Deep Periphery nation known as the Hanseatic League.[2] It is also the site of the only military manufacturing plant in the Hanseatic League.[3]

In 3073[4] forces from Clan Ice Hellion raided Antwerp, which was the home base of Regional Defense Force 2; the superior Clan weaponry more than compensated for the superior numbers RDF 2 could field, and as a result while RDF 2 successfully drove the Ice Hellions off, the RDF took more than fifty percent casualties in the process. Despite the losses taken by RDF 2 the surviving personnel took great pride in having driven off the "Clan invaders".[5]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]


- At this point in time RDF 2 was at full strength; fifteen percent of the RDF were using advanced equipment.


  • Regional Defense Force 2 (Regular/Reliable)[5][2]
- At this point in time RDF2 was operating at 50% of full strength, with 15% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.[5]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Jersey City: the planetary capital city.[1]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Image gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 20 systems (2 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Braunschweig 26.8 Danzig 34.8 Lübeck 62.4 Dorpat 64.0
Hamburg 77.4 Kampen 79.3 Tomalov 90.3 Falsterbo 105.8
Dortmund 108.6 Novgorod 114.8 Bruges 118.6 Goslar 122.8
Stralsund 135.6 Bremen 138.5 Köln 153.1 Kalmar 155.3
Stettin 159.7 Bergen 161.8 Elbing 170.3 Köningsberg 171.0


  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: Periphery, p. 31, "Antwerp"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Field Report: Periphery, p. 24, "Last Known Deep Periphery Deployment Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Objectives: Periphery, p. 31, "Bordello Military Goods, Inc."
  4. 4.0 4.1 Masters and Minions: The StarCorps Dossiers, p. 231, "Albert Snow"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Field Report: Periphery, p. 18, "Deep Periphery Forces"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Field Manual: Updates, p. 204, "Hanseatic League"