Geifer

Geifer
Geifer 3151.svg
System Information
X:Y Coordinates37.535 : -186.266[e]
Spectral classG9V[1][2]
Recharge time190 hours[2]
Recharge station(s)None[1][2]

The Geifer system was home to at least one habitable world, Geifer III, and as of 3145 was located in the Capella Commonality of the Capellan Confederation.[3][4]

System Description[edit]

The Geifer system is located near the Aldertaine and Cordiagr systems[5] and consists of a class G9V primary orbited by at least three planets.[1][2]

System History[edit]

The Geifer system was colonized during the First Exodus from Terra[6] and was a member of the Capellan Commonality prior to the formation of the Capellan Confederation during the mid-twenty-fourth century.[7]

Political Affiliation[edit]


Geifer III[edit]

Geifer III
Geifer Flag.jpg
Astrophysical
System positionThird[1][2]
Jump Point distance5.82 days[2]
MoonsTwo (Mushu and Dabney)[2]
Geophysical
Surface gravity0.99[2]
Atmospheric pressureStandard (Breathable)[2]
Equatorial temperature31°C (Temperate)[2]
Surface water62%[2]
Highest native lifeMammal[1][2]
History and Culture
Population513,000,000 (3025)[1]
600,500,000 (3067)[2]
Government and Infrastructure
Political LeaderDiem of Geifer
HPG ClassB[1][2]
HPG RepresentativePrecentor Titus Abberoth (3025)[1]

Geifer III - more commonly known simply as Geifer - is the third planet in the Geifer system and has two moons named Dabney and Mushu.[2]

Planetary History[edit]

Geifer was home to the Capellan Institute of Linguistics, founded in 2978.[2] The Institute chose Geifer for a simple reason: In 2218 it was made the library world for the Capellan Republic.[8] During the Second and Third Succession War, Geifer and its vast library were heavily damaged by bombing runs. The attackers alleged that these bombing runs were inadvertent, but no-one in the Confederation took these claims seriously. The only areas of the library that survived dealt with the physical sciences and linguistics.[1] As part of the Xin Sheng efforts, many Capellan worlds were encouraged to donate copies of available books and information to the Geifer libraries, which were undergoing reconstruction. Outside observers speculated that by 3077 the library would rival that of even the NAIS.[2]

The Capellan Institute of Linguistics proved a boon for the Capellan diplomatic service and the Maskirovka. Diplomats trained here were skilled in how their opposite numbers thought, based on writings from their homeworlds. The Maskirovka also cracked numerous codes and translated foreign documents with resources from the Institute. Beyond all that, the Institute was one of the few major universities that survived the Succession Wars.[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

Geography[edit]

Planetary Locations[edit]

Industrial Centers[edit]

Image gallery[edit]

Local Fauna[edit]

Geifer was also home to the "Geifer Pachy", an elephant-like creature that was about the size of a Terran ox. Many of the tenant farmers on Geifer's western continent used the Pachy in the same way an ancient Terran farmer would use an ox.[33]

Map Gallery[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 68 systems (68 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Aldertaine 8.6 Cordiagr 14.1 Capella 14.1 New Crete 14.4
Aer 17.7 Ilmar 19.4 Ovan 20.8 Kohlman 20.8
No Return 20.8 Overton 23.3 Chitwan 23.3 Gei-Fu 23.8
Bandora 25.9 Randar 26.4 Sarmaxa 27.7 Bora 28.6
Glasgow 30.7 Raballa 32.6 Relevow 32.8 Rhodos 32.9
Sharpe 33.6 Masterson 34.8 Lesalles 35.0 Quemoy 35.5
Sarna 35.9 Preston 36.9 Kurragin 38.2 Harloc 38.4
Vestallas 40.8 Kashilla 41.8 Harbin 42.0 Minnacora 42.7
New Sagan 43.2 Chamdo 43.5 Milos 43.8 Brighton 43.9
Ingersoll 45.0 Ulan Bator 46.9 Hexare 47.3 Kaifeng 48.3
Truth 48.9 Lamu 49.4 Propus 50.0 Capricorn 50.1
Campertown 50.7 Sakhalin 50.7 Haerhbin 51.8 Boardwalk 52.5
Corey 52.6 New Sarna 52.8 Sian 53.0 Bhykov 53.1
Phact 53.5 Imalda 54.5 Achilles 54.6 Exedor 55.1
Wazan 55.5 Taga 55.6 New Westin 55.7 Eom 55.8
Bithinia 57.0 Old Kentucky 57.0 Krin 57.2 Gorki 57.6
Denbar 58.2 Lhasa 58.3 Kittery 58.4 Ares 59.1

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. 145: "Planet Profile"
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 Handbook: House Liao, p. 72: "Geifer"
  3. 3.0 3.1 Era Report: 3145, p. 39: "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI: "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  5. 5.0 5.1 Era Report: 2750, p. 37: "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  6. 6.0 6.1 Handbook: House Marik, p. 16: "Free Worlds League Founding - [2271] Map"
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Handbook: House Liao, p. 17: "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  8. 8.0 8.1 Handbook: House Liao, p. 12
  9. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25: "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  10. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159: "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  11. Field Manual: SLDF, p. xi: "Inner Sphere" - [2764] Map
  12. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  13. First Succession War, pp. 24–25: "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31: "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822] Map"
  15. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122–123: "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. First Succession War, pp. 112–113: "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  17. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39: "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  18. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40: "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  19. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49: "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War [3030]"
  20. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133: "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  21. Era Report: 3052, p. 10: Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  22. Era Report: 3052, p. 22: Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  23. Era Report: 3062, p. 10: Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  24. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60: "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  25. Era Report: 3062, p. 29: "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  26. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68: "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  27. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43: "Inner Sphere- [3067] Map"
  28. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65: "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  29. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21: "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  30. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63: "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  31. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii: "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  32. Era Report: 3145, p. 11: "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  33. Handbook: House Liao, p. 140

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