Niomede

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

Niomede
Niomede nearby systems (3151)
Niomede nearby systems (3151)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -0.273 : -349.524[e]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Overview[edit]

Apocryphal Content Starts

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.

According to the apocryphal novel Karma, which is largely set on Niomede-4, all save the fourth of the system's originally 17 planets have long ago broken up to form extensive asteroid fields. The sun bombards the vacuum world of Niomede-4 with intense heat and hard radiation. Life is only possible in terraformed underground caves that maintain an artificial ecology with Star League era lostech. The world was forgotten during the Succession Wars and only re-discovered (and annexed) by the Capellan Confederation around the year 2990.

In 3015, a secret laboratory was established to research into what amounts to Endo-Steel for BattleMech construction from silicate compounds found in Niomede Worms. In 3028, troops from the Duchy of Andurien staged a raid against the laboratory, capturing the greater share of the scientific staff (but not the key researcher) and presumably terminating the project before it yielded useful results.

Niomede is home to the Worm Cult religion. From this, the Ash Witch cult emerged following Ju Tang's fate during the Andurien raid.

Apocryphal Content Ends

Military Deployment[edit]

3050[edit]

3054[edit]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 56 systems (55 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Principia 8.3 Sadurni 15.6 Shiba 18.3 Calseraigne 19.8
Buenos Aires 19.8 Barras 21.7 Pell 22.0 Sax 25.1
Chennai 26.7 Athna 27.2 Lurgatan 27.3 Turin 28.2
Nukus 29.0 Dicon 31.7 Aomen 32.3 Pilpala 34.8
Sigma Mare 35.2 Amu Darya 35.5 Jacomarle 35.6 Andarmax 37.1
Drozan 37.6 Naryn 38.7 Kurvasa 39.9 Lopez 42.1
Kasdach 42.2 Rosendal 42.6 Betelgeuse 43.0 Conquista 43.4
Espia 43.5 Prix 44.0 Ordino 44.3 Antias 48.7
Primus 49.5 Repulse 50.4 Cursa 51.2 Gunthar 51.9
New Roland 52.3 Dì-fang 52.9 Ullieri 53.4 Andurien 53.5
Bellatrix 54.6 Claybrooke 55.3 Krakatau 55.4 Brest 55.5
Borden 55.9 Decatur 56.0 Latice 56.8 Raphael 57.2
Shaun 57.7 Ghorepani 57.9 Salardion 58.7 Nihal 58.8
Mattisskogen 59.6 Adrar 59.9 Katla 60.0 Murris 60.4

References[edit]

  1. Handbook: House Liao, p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Founding - [2366] Map"
  2. Handbook: House Liao, p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"
  3. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"
  4. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"
  5. Field Manual: SLDF, p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"
  6. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"
  7. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  8. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822 Map]"
  9. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  10. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  11. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  12. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. vii, "Capellan Confederation Map - [3025]"
  13. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  14. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  15. Historical: War of 3039, p. 132, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  16. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  17. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  18. Era Report: 3062, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  19. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  20. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  21. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  22. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  23. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  24. Field Report: CCAF, p. 21, "Capellan Confederation Armed Forces Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  25. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  26. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  27. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  28. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  29. Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  30. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  31. 20 Year Update, p. 63 - "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"
  32. Objective Raids, p. 42, "Capellan Confederation Deployment Table"

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