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Blue Diamond
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3151
Blue Diamond nearby systems
Blue Diamond nearby systems
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -41.623 : 181.415[e]

The Blue Diamond system was home to at least one habitable world and as of June 3152 was located in the Tamar Pact.[1]

System Description[edit]

The Blue Diamond system is located near the Fatima and Meacham systems.[2][3]

System History[edit]

Blue Diamond was settled during or shortly after the First Exodus from Terra.[4]

Political Affiliation[edit]


Blue Diamond[edit]

Blue Diamond
Geophysical
Atmospheric pressure (breathable)[30]
Infrastructure
Ruler President[30]
Capital Cobalt City[30]

Planetary History[edit]

Star League Era[edit]

The world of Blue Diamond had the misfortune to be struck by a plague in 2766 that swept through the crops grown on the planet. At the time, Blue Diamond was close to the border between the Lyran Commonwealth and the Terran Hegemony, and the planetary leaders made the decision to approach the Hegemony for assistance rather than contacting Blue Diamond's closest significant Commonwealth neighbor. The elders from Blue Diamond set out for the Terran Hegemony world of Summer and were never heard from again. The plague continued to ravage Blue Diamond and a third of the total planetary population died before assistance from the Commonwealth could arrive to help; it was only much later that it was discovered that the elders had arrived in the Hegemony in the midst of the coup launched by Stefan Amaris, and that they had been captured by Rim Worlds Republic forces. The Republicans had tortured and executed the elders after declaring them to be Commonwealth spies.[31]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

Military Deployment[edit]

3061[edit]

3079[edit]

- At this point in time the Seventeenth was operating at 45% of full strength, with 60% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

3145[edit]

Geography[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Cobalt City: capital city.[30]
    • Planetary Starport:[30]
    • Presidential Palace:[30]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Image gallery[edit]

Map Gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 44 systems (42 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Fatima 11.8 Meacham 14.2 Morningside 14.7 Al Hillah 16.5
Orestes 20.8 Kelenfold 23.0 Ganshoren 23.3 Karbala 23.5
Dalkeith 28.2 Fort Loudon 29.2 Rasalgethi 30.8 Apostica 31.8
Qualip 32.0 Symington 33.7 Sakhalin 34.5 Grumium 37.1
Arcturus 37.1 Ueda 38.3 Jabuka 40.2 Tomans 41.9
Leganes 41.9 Auldhouse 43.2 Camlann 45.0 Tukayyid 47.2
Eaglesham 47.5 Borghese 47.6 Accrington 48.2 Port Moseby 49.7
Dehgolan 50.2 Lothan 50.5 Phalan 51.8 Surcin 52.1
Quarell 52.4 Orkney 54.0 Carstairs 55.0 Crimond 56.1
Glenlivet 56.5 Aubisson 57.7 Lucianca 58.2 Ramsau 58.3
Shionoha 59.2 Grunwald 59.9 Corridan 60.1 Shirotori 60.3

Notes[edit]

In House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth) it is noted that in 2766 a delegation was sent out to the Terran Hegemony planet instead of "Summer, its nearest Commonwealth neighbor". this is a likely error as Summer is some seven jumps away from Blue Diamond. The situation however makes sense if corrected to "Summer, its nearest Hegemony neighbor" because Summer would of been the nearest Hegemony world.[31]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Tamar Rising, p. 72, "The Hinterlands June 3151" (Map)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Tamar Pact world within the Lyran Commonwealth befor [2340] and after at their founding in [2341]"
  5. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571]"
  6. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  7. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  8. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  9. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822]"
  10. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2822]"
  11. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025]"
  12. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 39 [3040]"
  14. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  15. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 3050"
  16. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052]"
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere - 3052"
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  19. Era Report: 3062, p. 30, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  20. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War [3067]"
  21. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3067]"
  22. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere - 3075"
  23. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table [3079]"
  24. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  25. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  26. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  27. Shattered Fortress, p. 103, "Inner Sphere 3151" (Map)
  28. Tamar Rising, p. 27 "Growing Pains"
  29. Tamar Rising, poster map
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 30.3 30.4 30.5 30.6 Elements of Treason: Duty, ch. 15
  31. 31.0 31.1 House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), p. 40 (42 in PDF version), "Starvation and Warfare"
  32. Shattered Sphere, p. 49, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table"
  33. Field Report: LAAF, p. 15, "Sky Rangers Regimental Status"
  34. Field Manual: 3145, p. 169, "Clan Force Deployments - Clan Jade Falcon"

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