Rubigen

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Rubigen
Rubigen nearby systems (3151)
Rubigen nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 30.493 : 217.858[e]
Spectral class G6III[1]
Recharge station(s) Zenith, Nadir[1]

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

Rubigen
Planetary flag
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Geophysical
System position 4th[1]
Jump point
distance
8 days[1]
Equatorial temperature Cold
Highest native life 15% Mammal[1]
Reference Year 3025[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Tony Armandu, Duke of Rubigen[1][2]
Capital Rubigen City[1]
Population 2,932,000,000[1]
HPG (Representative) A (Precentor Sanduskey Rivers)[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Info[edit]

Rubigen is a small, dark, and cold world. Over half of its surface is locked away under ice. The two seas on the world are filled with icebergs, making navigation a matter of skill and precision. Skills gained by navigating the iceberg-choked seas transfer over to three dimensional navigation, which explains why nearly 15% of the Draconis Combine Admiralty's officer corps is from Rubigen. Besides naval officers, Rubigen's most important export is the fur of the Rubigen wolverine.[1]

The glaciers on the world are cause for concern. Compared to the glaciers on Terra they move very quickly. As one example, the glacier nearest City Rubigen, the capital, was covering a meter and a half a year.[1]

History[edit]

Clan Invasion[edit]

During the Clan Invasion in April 3052, Rubigen was conquered by Clan Ghost Bear's 1st Bear Guards. They were opposed by the 4th Alshain Regulars, who unsuccessfully attempted to attempted to shoot down the Ghost Bear DropShips before they could land. The Bear Guards safely landed in Gibbon's Reality Park, a giant virtual-reality center with high-quality holographic projectors. The Fourth Alshain and their commander, Tai-sa Boris Timsjek, used technological wonder-park to their advantage by using the projectors to create many false images. They caused the Bear Guards to believe they were suddenly surrounded by three entire regiments of 'Mechs while they hid amidst the illusions to swarm the Clan units. Star Colonel Whover ordered his 'Mechs to fire on anything which gave off a signal and shed heat while his Elementals were tasked with disabling the holoprojectors. When the armored troopers succeed they found the Fourth had fled; a headhunter squad sent to find Tai-sa Timsjek similarly failed in their task. For the better part of a month, the Bear Guards pursued the defenders, as every time they managed to pin the Combine troops down they would vanish. At the end of three weeks of this chasing, realizing he could only delay the inevitable, Tai-sa Timsjek ordered his regiment to make for their DropShips and retreat. Under heavy fire from the Bear Guards less than a battalion of the 4th Alshain made it off-world.[45]

Military Deployment[edit]

2786[edit]

3038[edit]

3050[edit]

  • Fourth Alshain Regulars[48]

3054 to 3061[edit]

3085[edit]

3145[edit]

Geography[edit]

Rubigen has a dark and cold atmosphere with over half its surface covered in ice. It has two small seas which are perpetually filled with icebergs. [2]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • City Rubigen is the capital of the planet as well as the seat of the prefecture. Near the Bassers Glacier, the glacier has been creeping toward the city at the alarming rate of one and one-half meters a year. In 3025 it was expected that the glacier would overrun the city's spaceport within the next decade.[2]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 52 systems (50 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Najha 8.5 Toffen 11.8 Pilkhua 12.0 Eguilles 16.7
Altenmarkt 17.8 Chandler 19.6 Fefferfer 19.8 Utrecht 19.9
Kiesen 20.5 Mannedorf 20.7 Setubal 24.0 Caldrea 24.8
Numki 25.1 Maule 27.4 Nox 28.0 Krenice 29.1
Meilen 29.5 Shirotori 30.8 Ramsau 31.1 Dehgolan 31.4
Ardoz 32.1 Halesowen 34.4 Skandia 34.5 Diosd 35.2
Tukayyid 35.7 Darius 37.1 Sulafat 38.0 Shardayne 39.1
Dove 39.4 Lothan 40.4 Odabasi 40.8 Sternwerde 45.4
Ueda 45.6 Kiamba 46.1 Glenlivet 46.2 Oyevaina 46.8
Trolloc Prime 46.9 Grumium 47.1 Dumaring 49.4 Satalice 49.4
Arkab 49.8 Carse 50.9 Lamar 51.3 Ogano 52.9
Galuzzo 56.7 Marawi 56.8 Babuyan 57.6 Baldur 57.7
Karbala 58.3 Jabuka 59.0 Camlann 60.2 Sendai 60.4

References[edit]

  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 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 189, "Rubigen"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), p. 189 "Rubigen"
  3. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding" - 2319
  4. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth at their founding in [2341]"
  5. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 31, "Draconis Combine after Age of War - 2571"
  6. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War [2571] Map"
  7. Historical: Reunification War, p. 159, "Inner Sphere Map [2596]"
  8. Era Report: 2750, p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"
  9. Field Manual: SLDF, Inner Sphere - [2764]
  10. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"
  11. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  12. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 43, "Draconis Combine after First Succession War - 2822"
  13. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 36, "Lyran Commonwealth after First Succession War [2822] Map"
  14. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, p. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - 2822"
  15. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  16. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 53, "Draconis Combine after Second Succession War - 2864"
  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 40, "Lyran Commonwealth after Second Succession War [2864] Map"
  18. House Kurita (The Draconis Combine), "Draconis Combine Map - [3025]"
  19. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 64, "Draconis Combine after Third Succession War - 3025"
  20. House Steiner (The Lyran Commonwealth), Lyran Commonwealth Map [3025]
  21. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 47, "Lyran Commonwealth after Third Succession War [3025] Map"
  22. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 66, "Draconis Combine after Fourth Succession War - 3030"
  23. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 56, "Lyran Commonwealth after Fourth Succession War [3030] Map"
  24. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - 3040"
  25. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 68, "Draconis Combine after War of 3039 - 3040"
  26. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 59, "Lyran Commonwealth after War of 3039 [3040] Map"
  27. Era Report: 3052, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3050]"
  28. Era Report: 3052, p. 23, "Inner Sphere Map [3052]"
  29. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 71, "Draconis Combine after Operation REVIVAL - 3052"
  30. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 61, "Lyran Commonwealth after Clan Invasion [3052] Map"
  31. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map [3057]"
  32. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere Map [3063]"
  33. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 74, "Draconis Combine after FedCom Civil War - 3067"
  34. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 70, "Lyran Commonwealth after FedCom Civil War [3067] Map"
  35. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 42, "Inner Sphere Map [October 3067]"
  36. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 65, "Inner Sphere Map [3075]"
  37. Field Report: DCMS, p. 21, "DCMS Deployment Table [3079]"
  38. Field Report: LAAF, p. 19, "Lyran Alliance Deployment Table [3079]"
  39. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere Map - [March 3081]"
  40. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Inner Sphere Map - [October 3085]"
  41. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  42. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere Map - [3135]"
  43. Era Report: 3145, p. 39, "Inner Sphere Map - [3145]"
  44. Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - 3145"
  45. Invading Clans, p. 37
  46. First Succession War (Source Book), p. 137, "First Succession War Deployment Table - DCMS"
  47. Historical: War of 3039, p. 138 "Deployment Table"
  48. 20 Year Update, p. 43, "Draconis Combine Deployment Table"
  49. Objective Raids, p. 62, "Unit Note"
  50. Field Manual: Warden Clans, p. 163, "Warden Clans Deployment Table"
  51. Field Manual: 3085, p. 127, "Deployment Table - 3085"
  52. Field Manual: 3145, p. 172, "Clan Force Deployments - Rasalhague Dominion"

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