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Ningpo nearby systems (3151)
Ningpo nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 54.279 : -66.743[e]
Spectral class G2III[1]
Planets 7[1]

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

Orbital view
Orbital view
System position 4[1]
Jump point
7 days[1]
Moons 1 (Ningxiang)[1]
Surface gravity 1.0[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 38°C[1]
Surface water 78%[1]
Highest native life Birds[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Ruler Qing Xiao (Governor)[1]
Rene Graves (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Ningbo[1][2]
Population 2,108,428,000[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Ningpo's wide and fertile plains made in an agricultural producer of some renown. The crops grown on its two continents were delivered to Poznan and Pleione to support those worlds' populations. The Yalosha Peninsula and Yalo Rue mountain range are one of the most beautiful areas of the planet. Covered in several exotic hardwood tree species, careful logging practices have allowed custom furniture businesses (both on world and off) to produce some of the most beautiful furniture in the Inner Sphere. Persistent rumors suggest that the Celestial Throne on Sian is made from timber harvested on Ningpo.[1]

In the aftermath of the Amaris Civil War, a number of Terran Hegemony systems were annexed by one means or another by the various Great Houses, one of the factors that influenced General Aleksandr Kerensky into leading the remains of the Star League Defense Force on the Exodus. One of the worlds annexed was Ningpo, which the Capellan Confederation took in 2783.[11]

After being a part of the Capellan Confederation for most of the Succession Wars, the Third Davion Guards attacked the world during the Fourth Succession War. The Guards were stalled by Marion's Highlanders, a regiment of the Northwind Highlanders, for more than two months. It wasn't until Marion's Highlanders accepted safe passage to Northwind that the Guards could claim Ningpo for the Federated Suns.[42][1]

Most of the turmoil of the Chaos March and Jihad passed Ningpo. There were no strikes, raids, or bombardments on the world. The only thing that showed the high cost of the war was the loss of so many young people who joined the CCAF, either willingly or not.[1] However, the campaign on Ningpo which ended on the 18th of August 3077 with Ningpo being retaken by the Capellan Confederation saw both the CCAF and the defending Word of Blake forces using nuclear and chemical weapons against each other.[43]

The combat was centered around the capital city, Ningbo. A report recovered from the city by the Capellan Broadcasting reporter Quan Yin Chang indicated that the bulk of the fighting was between the Blakist 13th Militia Division, Warrior House Ma-Tsu Kai and the Home Guard. The Home Guard acted as a roadblock or anvil, grudgingly giving ground under repeated attacks from the 13th Division, while House Ma-Tsu Kai harried the enemy with flanking attacks.[2]

The Blakists reacted to the slow progress made by firing a weapon of mass destruction at the Capellan forces. House Ma-Tsu Kai promptly responded in kind; Ma-Tsu Kai took serious casualties from the first Blakist weapon, but their counterstrike almost destroyed a Level III. The damage inflicted by the Blakists forced the Home Guard and House Ma-Tsu Kai back into the streets of Ningbo, at which point both sides began liberally firing WMDs at each other, predominantly chemical and nuclear weapons. House Ma-Tsu Kai were forced into a suicidal charge against the Blakists that wreaked a heavy toll on the elite Warrior House, but also broke the Blakist line.[2]

The Capellan forces on Ningbo received help when Warrior House Ijori arrived in time to keep the remains of the city from falling, but were unable to prevent an orderly retreat on the part of the Blakists; in a final act of defiance, the 13th Division had their DropShips execute a coordinated strafing attack against the fresh House Ijori forces, wreaking carnage on them.[2]

In August 3135 Ningpo was invaded by the Capellan Confederation; poor decisions on the part of the Planetary Legate saw the Republic Armed Forces defense fall more quickly than a comparison of the two forces would have suggested when the invasion began.[44]

Military Deployment[edit]




- At this point in time House Ijori is operating at 35% of full strength, with 100% of their equipment featuring upgraded technology.

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 80 systems (78 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Algol 10.6 Pleione 13.2 Slocum 15.0 Kansu 15.1
Azha 15.3 Buchlau 15.9 Poznan 16.7 Genoa 16.8
Gan Singh 18.1 Arboris 18.9 Cynthiana 20.1 Halloran 21.3
Conwy 23.8 Bharat 25.5 Hamal 25.6 Shensi 25.8
New Aragon 26.3 Aldebaran 29.6 Bex 30.2 Yangtze 31.1
New Hessen 31.2 Woodstock 31.6 Acamar 31.8 Bhaktapur 32.0
Styk 33.1 Nopah 33.2 Hunan 33.8 Zurich 34.3
Alrescha 34.9 Nanking 34.9 Manennaia 35.0 Algot 35.4
St. Andre 35.8 Kawich 37.2 Demeter 37.3 Basalt 39.6
Alpha Eridani 41.4 Tsitsang 41.9 Zion 42.4 Tigress 42.5
Angol 43.7 Fletcher 43.8 Ruchbah 44.1 Menkar 44.4
Sichuan 45.6 Terra Firma 45.9 Foochow 46.3 New Canton 46.4
Almach 46.8 Sheratan 47.2 Tianamon 47.6 Snailzar 48.0
Ingress 48.3 Saiph 49.7 Mesartim 50.1 Hsien 50.2
Shipka 51.0 Mira 51.3 Capolla 52.8 Second Try 53.0
Jonathan 53.3 Wei 53.3 Tall Trees 53.5 Tikonov 54.4
Menkalinan 54.4 Deneb Kaitos 54.8 Chisholm 55.0 Belluevue 55.9
Rio 56.0 Hean 56.1 Epsilon Indi 57.0 Kyrkbacken 57.8
Epsilon Eridani 58.0 Palos 58.1 Tybalt 58.4 Foot Fall 59.0
Zaurak 59.5 Small World 59.8 Asuncion 60.2 New Macao 60.3


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