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''Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to [[Terra]] at (0, 0)''
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= Epsilon Indi =
''(References to [[Special:Whatlinkshere/Epsilon Indi | Epsilon Indi]])''
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The '''Epsilon Indi''' system was home to a single habitable world, '''Epsilon Indi I''', and as at [[3145]] was located in the [[Republic of the Sphere]].<ref name="ER:3145p38"/><ref name="FM:3145pVI"/>
  
''Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to [[Terra]] at (0, 0)
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'''X''': 29.18
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== System Description ==
'''Y''': -15.67 {{e}}
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The Epsilon Indi system is located near the [[Epsilon Eridani]] and [[New Stevens]] systems<ref name="ER:3145p38"/><ref name="FM:3145pVI"/> and consists of a class F9V primary orbited by a single planet.<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
  
==History==
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== System History ==
The [[Terran Alliance]] probe [[Magellan Program#Magellan One|Magellan Five]] first discovered the planet. Epsilon Indi also hosted a [[Star League]]-era [[Space Defense System]] that was responsible for destroying the [[34th Royal BattleMech Division]] and the 568th Armed Transport Flotilla during the [[Amaris Civil War]].<ref>''The Star League'', p. 88, "ADMIRAL BRASO'S LAST TRANSMISSION"</ref>
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A former [[Terran Alliance]] world, Epsilon Indi was settled during the [[First Exodus]] from [[Terra]].<ref name="HB:HMp16"/>
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== Political Affiliation ==
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= Epsilon Indi I =
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| name                = Epsilon Indi
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| position            = 1st<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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| distance            = 11 days<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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| moons              = None<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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| gravity            = 0.74<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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| pressure            = Standard (Tainted)<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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| temperature        = 44°C<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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| water              = 31%<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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| life                = Reptiles<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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| year                = 3130<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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| ruler              = Governor: Cecil Abraham<ref name=DA:RWp239/><br>Planetary Legate: Pedro Robinson<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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| capital            = New Rhodes<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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| population          = 95,430,000<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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Epsilon Indi I - most commonly known simply as Epsilon Indi - is the only planet in the system.<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
  
===Jihad===
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== Planetary History ==
Epsilon Indi was one of the first worlds taken by the [[Word of Blake]] during the Jihad, captured along with [[Fletcher]] and [[Tall Trees]] in a campaign that saw all three worlds annexed by the [[Word of Blake Protectorate]] by the 30th of December [[3067]].<ref name="J:FRp44">''Jihad: Final Reckoning'', p. 44, "The Jihad In Review"</ref> On the 6th of June [[3075]] Epsilon Indi was one of three worlds within the Word of Blake Protectorate to be raided simultaneously by unidentified forces. The raiding force on Epsilon Indi damaged the local Protectorate units and was rumoured to be one of the Word of Blake's own [[Shadow Divisions]].<ref name="JHS:Tp17">''Jihad Hot Spots: Terra'', p. 17, "Timeline of the Jihad"</ref><ref name="J:FRp54">''Jihad: Final Reckoning'', p. 54, "The Jihad In Review"</ref>
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=== Early History ===
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Circa the mid-22nd century, one of the [[Slowboat Colonization]] ships that had left [[Terra]] prior to the FTL first ships creation arrived to Epsilon Eridani to find a burgeoning colony already established by [[Terran Alliance]] [[Jumpship]]s. The Alliance, who had a long memory for dissidents, turned those missions into laughingstocks and not the historical achievements they were.<ref name="JCIP2p66>''Jihad Conspiracies: Interstellar Players 2'', p. 66 "Terrelibre"</ref> It it not know what happened to those colonists.{{cn}}
  
In the last week of February [[3078]] the [[1st Sword of Light]] regiment landed on the world and drove off the Blakists. Unfortunately the Blakists deployed a biological weapon before they left the world, poisoning the water table. This biological attack affected the water supply to several major cities, and when coupled with the severe damage inflicted in the conventional conflict, led several observers to speculate that the population would need to relocate or face extinction.<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: Terra'', p. 70</ref><ref name="J:FRp58">''Jihad: Final Reckoning'', p. 58, "The Jihad in Review"</ref>
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Having become independent as a result of the Demarcation Declaration, Epsilon Indi was subsequently added to the resurgent [[Terran Hegemony]]; whilst some worlds joined the Hegemony during its early years as a result of diplomatic and trade incentives, many more were conquered in "campaigns of persuasion" launched by [[Director-General]] [[James McKenna]], the first of which began in [[2316]] and ended with the capture of [[Towne]] in [[2317]]. Epsilon Indi was one of the worlds added to the Hegemony during or around the time of this first military campaign.<ref name="TSLp16">''The Star League'', p. 16, "Terra's Errant Flock"</ref><ref name="HB:HMp16">''Handbook: House Marik'', p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"</ref><ref name="HB:HKp18">''Handbook: House Kurita'', p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding [2319]"</ref>
  
==Garrisoning Military Force==
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=== Star League Era ===
===3055 to 3062 to 3067===
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Epsilon Indi hosted a [[Star League]]-era [[Space Defense System]] that was responsible for destroying the [[Thirty-fourth Royal BattleMech Division]] and the 568th Armed Transport Flotilla during the [[Amaris Civil War]].<ref>''The Star League'', p. 88, "Admiral Braso's Last Transmission"</ref> Amaris' forces captured Epsilon Indi during [[Operation APOTHEOSIS]] by liberally using neutron weapons against orbital defense sites along with lightning attacks, decimating the population of the planet in the process. The [[Amaris Empire]] forces turned the planet into a brutal gauntlet that inflicted heavy damage on the [[Star League Defense Force]] troops that attempted to liberate it during the [[Amaris Civil War]]. Although the SLDF was able to liberate the planet, the Amaris Empire forces engaged in scorched-earth tactics as they withdrew, deploying the remainder of their nuclear weapons in the process; the planet was left devastated, and centuries later the marks of the brutal tactics were still visible. As late as the [[thirty-second century]] the much-reduced population of the planet were largely confined to living in the polar regions, which had managed to escape most of the fallout from the nuclear weapons; the remainder of the planet was heavily marked with deserts, empty seabeds and the abandoned and bombed-out remains of cities.<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
* [[2nd Division (ComStar)]]<ref name=CS84>''ComStar (sourcebook)'', p. 84, "Com Guards Deployment Table"</ref><ref name=FMCS125>''Field Manual: ComStar'', p. 125, "ComGuard Deployment Table"</ref><ref name=FMU98>''Field Manual: Updates'', p. 98, "Com Guards Deployment Table"</ref>
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Epsilon Indi had the misfortune of being one of the last of the Hegemony worlds to be liberated; the presence of the SDS network made it a daunting prospect for liberation, and with the imperative to recapture Terra in [[2777]], [[Commanding General]] [[Aleksandr Kerensky]] made the decision to bypass Epsilon Indi and three other systems known to have active SDS deployed: [[Terra Firma]], [[Thorin]] and [[Zollikofen]]. Monitoring ships were left in place to track the SDS drones in the system, in anticipation of [[Stefan Amaris]] ordering that drones from Epsilon Indi be moved to Terra to help fortify his seat of government against the SLDF.<ref name="H:LoTV2p91">''Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2'', p. 91-92, "Winner Takes All"</ref>
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When the SLDF Fleets had secured the Terran system, two of Kerensky's senior Admirals, Brandt and Grec, focussed on repairing as many WarShips as they could, with the intention of destroying the drones within the remaining SDS networks still under the control of the [[Amaris Empire Armed Forces]]. Many WarShips were so badly damaged that they had to either be scuttled or turned into temporary orbital stations, but Grec prioritised those that could be repaired, placing the WarShips under the command of Admiral [[Marina Akkayev-Cameron]] as they were declared fit. Akkayev-Cameron was then tasked with removing the last SDS networks, a task she began with the SDS network in the Thorin system in November 2777. Akkayev-Cameron's fleet finally cleared the SDS network in the Epsilon Indi system in June [[2778]], after three months of repairs and refitting following the damage inflicted clearing the network in the Terra Firma system.<ref name="H:LoTV2p91"/>
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On all four worlds, the destruction of the SDS networks was heralded as a sign of imminent liberation at the hands of the SLDF, and there was the widespread assumption amongst the occupied population that a ground assault to free their worlds would follow soon. On Epsilon Indi and the other three worlds the local resistance dramatically stepped up their campaigns against the Republican garrisons, launching terrorist attacks and harrassing the AEAF units. Whilst the SLDF fleet was able to launch some attacks using fighters or orbital bombardment against large Republican formations, the SLDF ground forces were committed elsewhere, and the Republicans launched oppressive attacks against the resistance. The resistance soon realised that no liberating forces were going to arrive, and the Republican garrisons grew increasingly bold, destroying the majority of the resistance cells and imprisoning many of the survivors. The resistance, Hegemony patriots who had held out through twelve years of occupation, were slaughtered ''en masse'', with the AEAF achieving more control over the planet in just a few months than had been managed throughout the entire of the rest of the occupation.<ref name="H:LoTV2p91"/>
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The SLDF Navy didn't abandon Epsilon Indi - several running battles were fought against Republican vessels in the system - but the Navy was unable to offer much support to those on the ground, and dozens of DropShips full of Republicans were able to escape from Epsilon Indi, Terra Firma, Thorin and Zollikofen in late 2778 and early [[2779]]. The bulk of the Republicans on Epsilon Indi surrendered after Stefan Amaris' surrender was broadcast on the 29th of September 2779, although a number of die-hard Amaris supporters continued to fight for some time afterwards. As with Terra Firma, Thorin and Zollikofen, the population of Epsilon Indi felt betrayed by Kerensky, and viewed his actions as a crime against their world; they became some of the most vocal of Kerensky's critics in the remaining years before the [[Operation EXODUS|Exodus]], calling variously for Kerensky to resign, and for him to be imprisoned for crimes against Humanity.<ref name="H:LoTV2p91"/>
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=== Fourth Succession War ===
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Following negotiations between [[Colonel]] [[Pavel Ridzik]], chief military advisor to [[Chancellor]] [[Maximillian Liao]], and [[AFFS]] [[Lieutenant General]] [[Ardan Sortek]], conducted in February [[3029]] Ridzik created a new nation, the Tikonov Free Republic. The Republic was created by incorporating those worlds of the [[Tikonov Commonality]] that hadn't already been conquered during the first half of the [[Fourth Succession War]]. Ridzik returned to [[Elgin]], the new capital of the Tikonov Free Republic, on the 3rd of March 3029 and swiftly began implementing a new government consisting of family members, friends and other appointees loyal to himself, purging dissident elements on the various Republic worlds and taking the opportunity to settle old scores. Epsilon Indi was one of the systems incorporated into the Republic.<ref name="FSWMAv2p16"/>
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=== The Jihad ===
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Epsilon Indi was one of the first worlds taken by the [[Word of Blake]] during the Jihad, captured along with [[Fletcher (FWL)|Fletcher]] and [[Tall Trees]] in a campaign that saw all three worlds annexed by the Word of Blake Protectorate by the 30th of December [[3067]].<ref name="J:FRp44">''Jihad: Final Reckoning'', p. 44, "The Jihad In Review"</ref> On the 6th of June [[3075]] Epsilon Indi was one of three worlds within the Word of Blake Protectorate to be raided simultaneously by unidentified forces. The raiding force on Epsilon Indi damaged the Epsilon Indi Protectorate Militia and was rumoured to be one of the Word of Blake's own [[Shadow Divisions]].<ref name="JHS:Tp17">''Jihad Hot Spots: Terra'', p. 17, "Timeline of the Jihad"</ref><ref name="J:FRp54">''Jihad: Final Reckoning'', p. 54, "The Jihad In Review"</ref> While in control of Epsilon Indi the Blakists conducted a number of operations from Boreria and the capital city, New Rhodes, in particular.<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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In the last week of February [[3078]] the [[First Sword of Light]] regiment landed on the world and drove off the [[Epsilon Indi Protectorate Militia]]. Unfortunately the Blakists deployed a biological weapon before they left the world, poisoning the water table. This biological attack affected the water supply to several major cities, and when coupled with the severe damage inflicted in the conventional conflict, led several observers to speculate that the population would need to relocate or face extinction.<ref>''Jihad Hot Spots: Terra'', p. 70</ref><ref name="J:FRp58">''Jihad: Final Reckoning'', p. 58, "The Jihad in Review"</ref>
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=== The Dark Age ===
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During the [[Dark Age]] the population of Epsilon Indi managed to gain access to the rich mineral deposits across all four continents from mining operations in Boreria and Kantiles. The largest of the mining settlements, Kirst, was located on the northern shore of Kantiles and was just four hundred kilometers from the southern edge of Surterra, which remained an uninhabitable wastes. Surterra also remained badly scarred from the battles during the Star League era, but was also home to the mining colony of Vogelton, which was located inside a dome. Despite the five decades of peace after the Jihad Epsilon Indi remained a world still struggling to recover from the wars that had marred it.<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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== Political Affiliation ==
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* [[2271]] - Inhabited world <ref name="HB:HMp16"/>
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* [[2319]] - [[Terran Hegemony]] <ref name=HB:HK>''Handbook: House Kurita'', p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding - [2319] Map"</ref>
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* [[2341]] - Terran Hegemony <ref name="HB:HSp13">''Handbook: House Steiner'', p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding - [2341] Map"</ref>
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* [[2366]] - Terran Hegemony <ref name="HB:HLp17">''Handbook: House Liao'', p. 17, "Capellan Confederation Foundation - [2366] Map"</ref>
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* [[2571]] - Terran Hegemony <ref name="HB:MPSp18">''Handbook: Major Periphery States'', p. 18, "Rim Worlds Republic after Age of War - [2571] Map"</ref><ref name="HB:HSp25">''Handbook: House Steiner'', p. 25, "Lyran Commonwealth after Age of War - [2571] Map"</ref><ref name="HB:HLp25">''Handbook: House Liao'', p. 25, "Capellan Confederation after Age of War - [2571] Map"</ref>
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* [[2596]] - Terran Hegemony <ref name="H:RWp159">''Historical: Reunification War'', p. 159, "Inner Sphere - [2596] Map"</ref>
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* [[2750]] - Terran Hegemony <ref name="ER:2750p37">''Era Report: 2750'', p. 37, "Inner Sphere - [2750] Map"</ref>
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* [[2764]] - Terran Hegemony <ref name="FM:SLDFpvii">''Field Manual: SLDF'', p. vii, "Inner Sphere - [2764] Map"</ref>
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* [[2765]] - Terran Hegemony <ref name="H:LoTV1p11>''Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1'', p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [2765] Map"</ref>
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* [[2767]] - [[Amaris Empire]] <ref name="H:LoTV1p84+">''Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1'', p. 84-85, "Atrocities And Excesses"</ref>
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* [[2771]] - Amaris Empire <ref name="H:LoTV1p138">''Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1'', p. 138, "Operation LIBERATION Wave 1 [July 2772 - December 2774]"</ref>
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* [[2774]] - Amaris Empire <ref name="H:LoTV1p138"/>
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* [[2786]] - Terran Hegemony <ref name="FSW(SB)p24-25">''First Succession War (Source Book)'', pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"</ref>
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* [[2822]] - [[Capellan Confederation]] <ref name="HB:HLp31">''Handbook: House Liao'', p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822 Map]"</ref><ref name="H:LoTV2p122+">''Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2'', pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"</ref><ref name="FSW(SB)p112-113">''First Succession War (Source Book)'', pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"</ref>
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* [[2864]] - Capellan Confederation <ref name="HB:HLp39">''Handbook: House Liao'', p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"</ref>
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* [[3025]] - Capellan Confederation <ref name="HL(TCC)pvii">''House Liao (The Capellan Confederation)'', p. vii, "Capellan Confederation Map - [3025]"</ref><ref name="HB:HLp40">''Handbook: House Liao'', p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"</ref>
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* [[3029]] - [[Tikonov Free Republic]] (from March)<ref name="FSWMAv2p16">''NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2'', p. 16-17, "Tikonov Free Republic"</ref><ref name="FSWMAv2p16A">''NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2'', p. 16, "Tikonov Commonality (Map)"</ref>
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* [[3030]] - Tikonov Free Republic <ref name="HB:HLp49">''Handbook: House Liao'', p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"</ref><ref name="FSWMAv2p94">''NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2'', p. 94, "End Of The War"</ref>
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* [[3040]] - [[Federated Commonwealth]] <ref name="H:Wo3039p133">''Historical: War of 3039'', p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"</ref>
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* [[3050]] - Federated Commonwealth <ref name="ER:3052p10">''Era Report: 3052'', p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map</ref>
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* [[3052]] - Federated Commonwealth <ref name="ER:3052p22">''Era Report: 3052'', p. 22, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map</ref>
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* [[3057]] - Federated Commonwealth <ref name="ER:3062p11">''Era Report: 3062'', p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map</ref>
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* [[3058]] - [[Chaos March]] <ref name="HB:HLp60">''Handbook: House Liao'', p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"</ref>
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* [[3063]] - Chaos March <ref name="ER:3062p29">''Era Report: 3062'', p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"</ref>
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* [[3067]] - Chaos March <ref name="HB:HLp68">''Handbook: House Liao'', p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"</ref><ref name="J:FRp43">''Jihad: Final Reckoning'', p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"</ref>
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* [[3068]] - [[Word of Blake Protectorate]] <ref name="J:FRp44"/>
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* [[3075]] - Word of Blake Protectorate <ref name="JS:TBDp64>''Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents'', p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"</ref>
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* [[3078]] - Word of Blake Protectorate <ref name="J:FRp58"/>
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* [[3079]] - Word of Blake Protectorate <ref name="FR:Cp29">''Field Report: Clans'', p. 29, "Terran Corridor/Clans Deployment Map - [August 3079]"</ref>
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* [[3081]] - Word of Blake Protectorate <ref name="J:FRp63">''Jihad: Final Reckoning'', p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"</ref>
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* [[3085]] - Word of Blake Protectorate <ref name="FM:3085pvii">''Field Manual: 3085'', p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"</ref>
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* [[3130]] - [[Republic of the Sphere]] <ref name="MotIS3130">''Map of the Inner Sphere 3130''</ref>
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* [[3135]] - Republic of the Sphere <ref name="ER:3145p11">''Era Report: 3145'', p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"</ref>
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* [[3145]] - Republic of the Sphere <ref name="ER:3145p38">''Era Report: 3145'', p. 38, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"</ref><ref name="FM:3145pVI">''Field Manual: 3145'', p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"</ref>
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== Planetary Rulers ==
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=== 3130 ===
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* Planetary Governor Cecil Abraham<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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* Planetary Legate Pedro Robinson<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
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== Military Deployment ==
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=== 3055 ===
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* [[2nd Division (ComStar)|Second Division]]<ref name=CS84>''ComStar (sourcebook)'', p. 84, "Com Guards Deployment Table"</ref>
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=== 3058 ===
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* [[Epsilon Indi Irregulars]]  (1 mixed regiment)<ref name=CMp36>''Chaos March'', p. 36</ref>
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* [[Langendorf Lancers]]<ref name=CMp36/>
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* [[Epsilon Indi Freedom Brigade]] <ref name=CMp36/>
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=== 3062 ===
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* Second Division<ref name=FMCS125>''Field Manual: ComStar'', p. 125, "ComGuard Deployment Table"</ref>
  
 
===3067===
 
===3067===
 
* [[Langendorf Lancers]]<ref name=MS66>''Mercenaries Supplemental '', p. 66, "Mercenary Deployment Table"</ref>
 
* [[Langendorf Lancers]]<ref name=MS66>''Mercenaries Supplemental '', p. 66, "Mercenary Deployment Table"</ref>
 
* [[Tooth of Ymir]]<ref name=MS66/>
 
* [[Tooth of Ymir]]<ref name=MS66/>
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* Second Division<ref name=FMU98>''Field Manual: Updates'', p. 98, "Com Guards Deployment Table"</ref>
  
==Owner History==
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=== 3145 ===
* [[2596]] - [[Terran Hegemony]] <ref name="H:RWp159">''Historical: Reunification War'', p. 159, "Inner Sphere - 2596"</ref>
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* [[XII Principes Guards]]<ref name=FM:3145p144>''Field Manual: 3145'', p. 144, "Republic Armed Forces - Principes Guards"</ref>
* [[2750]] - [[Terran Hegemony]] <ref name="ER:2750p37">''Era Report: 2750'', p. 37, "Inner Sphere - 2750"</ref>
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* [[2765]] - [[Terran Hegemony]] <ref name="H:LoTV1p11>''Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1'', p. 11, "Inner Sphere - 2765"</ref>
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== Geography ==
* [[3025]] - [[Capellan Confederation]]
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Rich in minerals, Epsilon Indi has four major continents named Boreria, Ithicasia, Kantiles and Surterra. Boreria and Kantiles are located at the north and south poles respectively, whilst Ithicasia and Surterra lie close to the equator, with Ithicasia lying in the northern hemisphere and Suterra in the southern hemisphere, somewhat west of Ithicasia.<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
* [[3030]] - [[Tikonov Free Republic]]
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* [[3040]] - [[Federated Commonwealth]]
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== Planetary Locations ==
* [[3052]] - [[Federated Commonwealth]]
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* Kirst: the largest mining settlement on Kantiles after the Amaris Civil War; located on the northern shore of Kantiles, some four hundred kilometers south of Surterra.<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
* [[3057]] - [[Independent World]]
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* New Rhodes: the planetary capital city after the Amaris Civil War, located on Boreria.<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
* [[3062]] - [[Independent World]]
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* Vogelton: a domed mining colony and the last surviving settlement on Ithicasia following the Amaris Civil War.<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
* [[3067]] - [[Independent World]] <ref name=MS66/>
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* [[3068]] - [[Word of Blake Protectorate]] <ref name="J:FRp44"/>
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== Industrial Centers ==
* [[3130]] - [[Republic of the Sphere]] <ref name=DARW236>''Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130)'', p. 236, "World Profile"</ref><ref name="MotIS3130">''Map of the Inner Sphere 3130''</ref>
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== Image gallery ==
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== Notes ==
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* The planet Epsilon Indi is misspelled in the ''[[ComStar (sourcebook)|ComStar]]'' sourcebook as Epsilon Indiri.<ref name=CS84/>
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* Although the text indicates that Epsilon Indi has no moons, the artwork provided for it in ''[[Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130)]]'' shows a single small moon above the planet.<ref name=DA:RWp239/>
  
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! colspan="8" | Closest 84 systems (82 within 60 light-years)<br>Distance in light years, closest systems first:
! Planet
 
! Distance (LY)
 
! Jumps
 
! 2750
 
! 3025
 
! 3030
 
! 3040
 
! 3052
 
! 3057
 
! 3062
 
|-
 
| [[Epsilon Eridani]]
 
| 12.36
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
|-
 
| [[Sheratan]]
 
| 13.18
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
|-
 
| [[Northwind]]
 
| 13.71
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
|-
 
| [[Bryant]]
 
| 16.34
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
|-
 
| [[Terra Firma]]
 
| 19.47
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Terracap Confederation | TCC]]
 
| [[Terracap Confederation | TCC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Fletcher (FWL)]]
 
| 19.48
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
|-
 
| [[Ingress]]
 
| 20.84
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Duchy of Small | DS]]
 
| [[Duchy of Small | DS]]
 
|-
 
| [[New Home]]
 
| 22.35
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Lyran Alliance | LA]]
 
| [[Lyran Alliance | LA]]
 
|-
 
| [[Fomalhaut]]
 
| 22.72
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Caph]]
 
| 23.05
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
|-
 
| [[Small World]]
 
| 24.27
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Duchy of Small | DS]]
 
| [[Duchy of Small | DS]]
 
|-
 
| [[Acamar]]
 
| 25.45
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
|-
 
| [[Woodstock]]
 
| 26.19
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Keid]]
 
| 26.90
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
|-
 
| [[Saffel]]
 
| 27.89
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Kawich]]
 
| 28.50
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Ruchbah]]
 
| 29.35
 
| 1
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Errai]]
 
| 30.69
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Sirius]]
 
| 32.83
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
|-
 
| [[Quentin]]
 
| 32.88
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Terra]]
 
| 33.37
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[ComStar | CS]]
 
| [[ComStar | CS]]
 
| [[ComStar | CS]]
 
| [[ComStar | CS]]
 
| [[Word of Blake | WOB]]
 
| [[Word of Blake | WOB]]
 
|-
 
| [[Nopah]]
 
| 33.57
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Capolla]]
 
| 33.73
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Terracap Confederation | TCC]]
 
| [[Terracap Confederation | TCC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Procyon]]
 
| 34.82
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
|-
 
| [[Dieron]]
 
| 35.12
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Carver V]]
 
| 35.34
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
|-
 
| [[Nirasaki]]
 
| 35.59
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Deneb Kaitos]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[New Stevens]]
| 35.83
+
| class="lessthan30" | 11.7
| 2
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Epsilon Eridani]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 12.3
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Sheratan]]
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 13.1
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Northwind]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 13.6
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Altair]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Bryant]]
| 35.88
+
| class="lessthan30" | 16.2
| 2
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Terra Firma]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 19.3
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Fletcher (CC)|Fletcher]]
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 19.3
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Ingress]]
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 20.7
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Nanking]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Lockdale]]
| 37.09
+
| class="lessthan30" | 21.2
| 2
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Caph]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 22.1
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[New Home]]
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 22.2
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Fomalhaut]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 22.5
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Rigil Kentarus]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Small World]]
| 37.14
+
| class="lessthan30" | 24.1
| 2
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Acamar]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 25.2
| [[Lyran Commonwealth | LC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Woodstock]]
| [[Lyran Commonwealth | LC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 26.0
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Keid]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 26.7
| [[Lyran Alliance | LA]]
 
| [[Lyran Alliance | LA]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Outreach]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Brownsville]]
| 37.88
+
| class="lessthan30" | 26.8
| 2
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Saffel]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 27.6
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Kawich]]
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 28.2
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | [[Ruchbah]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="lessthan30" | 29.1
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Arboris]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Errai]]
| 38.89
+
| class="over30" | 30.1
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Bex]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 30.7
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Quentin]]
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over30" | 32.6
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Sirius]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | 32.7
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Basalt]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Terra|Sol]]
| 39.68
+
| class="over30" | 33.1
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Nopah]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 33.3
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Capolla]]
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over30" | 33.4
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Procyon]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | 34.5
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Bharat]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Dieron]]
| 39.91
+
| class="over30" | 34.9
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Carver]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 35.0
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Nirasaki]]
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over30" | 35.3
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Deneb Kaitos]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | 35.5
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Styx]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Altair]]
| 41.61
+
| class="over30" | 35.7
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Nanking]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 36.8
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Rigil Kentarus]]
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
+
| class="over30" | 36.8
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Outreach]]
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
+
| class="over30" | 37.6
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Deneb Algedi]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Helen]]
| 43.67
+
| class="over30" | 38.1
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Arboris]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 38.5
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Basalt]]
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
+
| class="over30" | 39.3
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Bharat]]
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
+
| class="over30" | 39.6
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Azha]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Styx]]
| 43.91
+
| class="over30" | 41.2
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Deneb Algedi]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 43.3
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Azha]]
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over30" | 43.5
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Killbourn]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | 44.7
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Denebola]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Addicks]]
| 44.70
+
| class="over30" | 44.8
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Elgin|Chisholm]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 44.9
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Genoa]]
| [[Lyran Commonwealth | LC]]
+
| class="over30" | 45.3
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Hamal]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | 45.3
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Elgin]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Hsien]]
| 45.34
+
| class="over30" | 45.4
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Hean]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 45.5
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[New Earth|Tau Ceti]]
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
+
| class="over30" | 45.6
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Ankaa]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | 45.9
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Addicks]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Pokhara]]
| 45.63
+
| class="over30" | 46.3
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Towne]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 46.5
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Slocum]]
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over30" | 46.7
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Hechnar]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | 47.2
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Genoa]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Tigress]]
| 45.68
+
| class="over30" | 47.6
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Athenry]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 48.0
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Asta]]
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over30" | 48.1
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Zurich]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | 48.4
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Hamal]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Aldebaran]]
| 45.70
+
| class="over30" | 49.1
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Inglesmond|New Britain]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 49.7
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Alpha Eridani]]
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over30" | 50.9
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Hall]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | 51.8
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Hsien]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Yorii]]
| 45.75
+
| class="over30" | 52.3
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Nashira]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 52.5
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Graham IV|Graham]]
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
+
| class="over30" | 53.0
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Liao (system)|Cynthiana]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | 53.3
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Hean]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Yangtze]]
| 45.91
+
| class="over30" | 54.3
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Xi Ursae_Majoris|Xi Ursae Majoris]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 54.6
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Mandal]]
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over30" | 55.5
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Pike IV|Pike]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | 55.5
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[New Earth]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Al Na'ir]]
| 46.00
+
| class="over30" | 56.1
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Ningpo]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 57.0
| [[Lyran Commonwealth | LC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Murchison]]
| [[Lyran Commonwealth | LC]]
+
| class="over30" | 57.7
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Thorin]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | 57.7
| [[Lyran Alliance | LA]]
 
| [[Lyran Alliance | LA]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Ankaa]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Telos IV|Telos]]
| 46.32
+
| class="over30" | 57.7
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Saiph]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 57.9
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Ozawa]]
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over30" | 58.5
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Tall Trees]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over30" | 58.6
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Towne]]
+
| class="over30" | [[Kansu]]
| 46.87
+
| class="over30" | 58.6
| 2
+
| class="over30" | [[Imbros III|Imbros]]
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
+
| class="over30" | 58.7
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over60" | [[Pollux]]
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
+
| class="over60" | 60.7
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over60" | [[Tybalt]]
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
+
| class="over60" | 60.9
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Slocum]]
 
| 47.16
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Tigress]]
 
| 48.01
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Athenry]]
 
| 48.40
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Asta]]
 
| 48.58
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Lyran Commonwealth | LC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Zurich]]
 
| 48.85
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Aldebaran]]
 
| 49.49
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMC]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Achernar]]
 
| 51.39
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Hall]]
 
| 52.29
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Tikonov Free Republic | TFR]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMD]]
 
|-
 
| [[Liao]]
 
| 52.65
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMC]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Yorii]]
 
| 52.74
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Lyran Commonwealth | LC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Combine Peacekeepers | CP]]
 
| [[Combine Peacekeepers | CP]]
 
|-
 
| [[Graham IV]]
 
| 53.46
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
| [[Lyran Commonwealth | LC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
|-
 
| [[Yangtze]]
 
| 54.52
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Alula Australis]]
 
| 55.09
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
| [[Lyran Commonwealth | LC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
| [[Free Worlds League | FWL]]
 
|-
 
| [[Nashira]]
 
| 55.13
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Pike IV]]
 
| 56.04
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Al Na'ir]]
 
| 56.64
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Ningpo]]
 
| 57.50
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Chaos March | CMC]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Murchison]]
 
| 58.17
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Thorin]]
 
| 58.25
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Lyran Commonwealth | LC]]
 
| [[Lyran Commonwealth | LC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Lyran Alliance | LA]]
 
| [[Lyran Alliance | LA]]
 
|-
 
| [[Telos IV]]
 
| 58.26
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Saiph]]
 
| 58.45
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Saiph Triumvirate | ST]]
 
| [[Saiph Triumvirate | ST]]
 
|-
 
| [[Ozawa]]
 
| 59.05
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Tall Trees]]
 
| 59.07
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Saiph Triumvirate | ST]]
 
| [[Saiph Triumvirate | ST]]
 
|-
 
| [[Kansu]]
 
| 59.15
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Capellan Confederation | CC]]
 
| [[Federated Suns | FS]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
|-
 
| [[Imbros III]]
 
| 59.19
 
| 2
 
| [[Terran Hegemony | TH]]
 
| [[Draconis Combine | DC]]
 
| [[Lyran Commonwealth | LC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Federated Commonwealth | FC]]
 
| [[Combine Peacekeepers | CP]]
 
| [[Combine Peacekeepers | CP]]
 
 
|}
 
|}
  
==Notes==
+
== References ==
* The Planet Epsilon Indi is misspelled in ''ComStar (sourcebook)'' as Epsilon Indiri.<ref name=CS84/>
 
 
 
==References==
 
 
<references/>
 
<references/>
  
==Bibliography==
+
== Bibliography ==
* ''[http://www.classicbattletech.com/downloads/DA_Republic_Worlds.pdf Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130)]''
+
* ''[[Chaos March (sourcebook)|ChaosMarch]]''
 +
* ''[[Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130)]]''
 
* ''[[ComStar (sourcebook)]]''
 
* ''[[ComStar (sourcebook)]]''
* ''[[Era Report: 2750]]''
+
* ''[[Era Report: 2750]]''
 +
* ''[[Era Report: 3052]]''
 +
* ''[[Era Report: 3062]]''
 +
* ''[[Era Report: 3145]]''
 +
* ''[[Field Manual: 3085]]''
 +
* ''[[Field Manual: 3145]]''
 +
* ''[[Field Manual: SLDF]]''
 
* ''[[Field Manual: ComStar]]''
 
* ''[[Field Manual: ComStar]]''
 
* ''[[Field Manual: Updates]]''
 
* ''[[Field Manual: Updates]]''
 +
* ''[[Field Report: CCAF]]''
 +
* ''[[First Succession War (Source Book)|First Succession War]]''
 +
* ''[[Handbook: House Kurita]]''
 +
* ''[[Handbook: House Liao]]''
 +
* ''[[Handbook: House Marik]]''
 
* ''[[Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1]]''
 
* ''[[Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1]]''
 +
* ''[[Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2]]''
 
* ''[[Historical: Reunification War]]''
 
* ''[[Historical: Reunification War]]''
 +
* ''[[Historical: War of 3039]]''
 +
* ''[[House Liao (The Capellan Confederation)]]''
 
* ''[[Jihad: Final Reckoning]]''
 
* ''[[Jihad: Final Reckoning]]''
 
* ''[[Jihad Hot Spots: Terra]]''
 
* ''[[Jihad Hot Spots: Terra]]''
 +
* ''[[Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents]]''
 
* ''[http://home.ifi.uio.no/~oysteint/btech/maps/IS_3130.pdf Map of the Inner Sphere 3130]''
 
* ''[http://home.ifi.uio.no/~oysteint/btech/maps/IS_3130.pdf Map of the Inner Sphere 3130]''
 
* ''[[Mercenaries Supplemental]]''
 
* ''[[Mercenaries Supplemental]]''
 +
* ''[[NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2]]''
 
* ''[[The Star League]]''
 
* ''[[The Star League]]''
  
 
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Epsilon Indi[edit]

Epsilon Indi
Epsilon Indi nearby systems (3151)
Epsilon Indi nearby systems (3151)
(Map Legend)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates 29.203 : -15.558[e]
Spectral class F9V[1]
Planets 1[1]

The Epsilon Indi system was home to a single habitable world, Epsilon Indi I, and as at 3145 was located in the Republic of the Sphere.[2][3]

System Description[edit]

The Epsilon Indi system is located near the Epsilon Eridani and New Stevens systems[2][3] and consists of a class F9V primary orbited by a single planet.[1]

System History[edit]

A former Terran Alliance world, Epsilon Indi was settled during the First Exodus from Terra.[4]

Epsilon Indi I[edit]

Epsilon Indi
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 1st[1]
Jump point
distance
11 days[1]
Moons None[1]
Surface gravity 0.74[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Tainted)[1]
Equatorial temperature 44°C[1]
Surface water 31%[1]
Highest native life Reptiles[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Governor: Cecil Abraham[1]
Planetary Legate: Pedro Robinson[1]
Capital New Rhodes[1]
Population 95,430,000[1]

Epsilon Indi I - most commonly known simply as Epsilon Indi - is the only planet in the system.[1]

Planetary History[edit]

Early History[edit]

Circa the mid-22nd century, one of the Slowboat Colonization ships that had left Terra prior to the FTL first ships creation arrived to Epsilon Eridani to find a burgeoning colony already established by Terran Alliance Jumpships. The Alliance, who had a long memory for dissidents, turned those missions into laughingstocks and not the historical achievements they were.[5] It it not know what happened to those colonists.[citation needed]

Having become independent as a result of the Demarcation Declaration, Epsilon Indi was subsequently added to the resurgent Terran Hegemony; whilst some worlds joined the Hegemony during its early years as a result of diplomatic and trade incentives, many more were conquered in "campaigns of persuasion" launched by Director-General James McKenna, the first of which began in 2316 and ended with the capture of Towne in 2317. Epsilon Indi was one of the worlds added to the Hegemony during or around the time of this first military campaign.[6][4][7]

Star League Era[edit]

Epsilon Indi hosted a Star League-era Space Defense System that was responsible for destroying the Thirty-fourth Royal BattleMech Division and the 568th Armed Transport Flotilla during the Amaris Civil War.[8] Amaris' forces captured Epsilon Indi during Operation APOTHEOSIS by liberally using neutron weapons against orbital defense sites along with lightning attacks, decimating the population of the planet in the process. The Amaris Empire forces turned the planet into a brutal gauntlet that inflicted heavy damage on the Star League Defense Force troops that attempted to liberate it during the Amaris Civil War. Although the SLDF was able to liberate the planet, the Amaris Empire forces engaged in scorched-earth tactics as they withdrew, deploying the remainder of their nuclear weapons in the process; the planet was left devastated, and centuries later the marks of the brutal tactics were still visible. As late as the thirty-second century the much-reduced population of the planet were largely confined to living in the polar regions, which had managed to escape most of the fallout from the nuclear weapons; the remainder of the planet was heavily marked with deserts, empty seabeds and the abandoned and bombed-out remains of cities.[1]

Epsilon Indi had the misfortune of being one of the last of the Hegemony worlds to be liberated; the presence of the SDS network made it a daunting prospect for liberation, and with the imperative to recapture Terra in 2777, Commanding General Aleksandr Kerensky made the decision to bypass Epsilon Indi and three other systems known to have active SDS deployed: Terra Firma, Thorin and Zollikofen. Monitoring ships were left in place to track the SDS drones in the system, in anticipation of Stefan Amaris ordering that drones from Epsilon Indi be moved to Terra to help fortify his seat of government against the SLDF.[9]

When the SLDF Fleets had secured the Terran system, two of Kerensky's senior Admirals, Brandt and Grec, focussed on repairing as many WarShips as they could, with the intention of destroying the drones within the remaining SDS networks still under the control of the Amaris Empire Armed Forces. Many WarShips were so badly damaged that they had to either be scuttled or turned into temporary orbital stations, but Grec prioritised those that could be repaired, placing the WarShips under the command of Admiral Marina Akkayev-Cameron as they were declared fit. Akkayev-Cameron was then tasked with removing the last SDS networks, a task she began with the SDS network in the Thorin system in November 2777. Akkayev-Cameron's fleet finally cleared the SDS network in the Epsilon Indi system in June 2778, after three months of repairs and refitting following the damage inflicted clearing the network in the Terra Firma system.[9]

On all four worlds, the destruction of the SDS networks was heralded as a sign of imminent liberation at the hands of the SLDF, and there was the widespread assumption amongst the occupied population that a ground assault to free their worlds would follow soon. On Epsilon Indi and the other three worlds the local resistance dramatically stepped up their campaigns against the Republican garrisons, launching terrorist attacks and harrassing the AEAF units. Whilst the SLDF fleet was able to launch some attacks using fighters or orbital bombardment against large Republican formations, the SLDF ground forces were committed elsewhere, and the Republicans launched oppressive attacks against the resistance. The resistance soon realised that no liberating forces were going to arrive, and the Republican garrisons grew increasingly bold, destroying the majority of the resistance cells and imprisoning many of the survivors. The resistance, Hegemony patriots who had held out through twelve years of occupation, were slaughtered en masse, with the AEAF achieving more control over the planet in just a few months than had been managed throughout the entire of the rest of the occupation.[9]

The SLDF Navy didn't abandon Epsilon Indi - several running battles were fought against Republican vessels in the system - but the Navy was unable to offer much support to those on the ground, and dozens of DropShips full of Republicans were able to escape from Epsilon Indi, Terra Firma, Thorin and Zollikofen in late 2778 and early 2779. The bulk of the Republicans on Epsilon Indi surrendered after Stefan Amaris' surrender was broadcast on the 29th of September 2779, although a number of die-hard Amaris supporters continued to fight for some time afterwards. As with Terra Firma, Thorin and Zollikofen, the population of Epsilon Indi felt betrayed by Kerensky, and viewed his actions as a crime against their world; they became some of the most vocal of Kerensky's critics in the remaining years before the Exodus, calling variously for Kerensky to resign, and for him to be imprisoned for crimes against Humanity.[9]

Fourth Succession War[edit]

Following negotiations between Colonel Pavel Ridzik, chief military advisor to Chancellor Maximillian Liao, and AFFS Lieutenant General Ardan Sortek, conducted in February 3029 Ridzik created a new nation, the Tikonov Free Republic. The Republic was created by incorporating those worlds of the Tikonov Commonality that hadn't already been conquered during the first half of the Fourth Succession War. Ridzik returned to Elgin, the new capital of the Tikonov Free Republic, on the 3rd of March 3029 and swiftly began implementing a new government consisting of family members, friends and other appointees loyal to himself, purging dissident elements on the various Republic worlds and taking the opportunity to settle old scores. Epsilon Indi was one of the systems incorporated into the Republic.[10]

The Jihad[edit]

Epsilon Indi was one of the first worlds taken by the Word of Blake during the Jihad, captured along with Fletcher and Tall Trees in a campaign that saw all three worlds annexed by the Word of Blake Protectorate by the 30th of December 3067.[11] On the 6th of June 3075 Epsilon Indi was one of three worlds within the Word of Blake Protectorate to be raided simultaneously by unidentified forces. The raiding force on Epsilon Indi damaged the Epsilon Indi Protectorate Militia and was rumoured to be one of the Word of Blake's own Shadow Divisions.[12][13] While in control of Epsilon Indi the Blakists conducted a number of operations from Boreria and the capital city, New Rhodes, in particular.[1]

In the last week of February 3078 the First Sword of Light regiment landed on the world and drove off the Epsilon Indi Protectorate Militia. Unfortunately the Blakists deployed a biological weapon before they left the world, poisoning the water table. This biological attack affected the water supply to several major cities, and when coupled with the severe damage inflicted in the conventional conflict, led several observers to speculate that the population would need to relocate or face extinction.[14][15]

The Dark Age[edit]

During the Dark Age the population of Epsilon Indi managed to gain access to the rich mineral deposits across all four continents from mining operations in Boreria and Kantiles. The largest of the mining settlements, Kirst, was located on the northern shore of Kantiles and was just four hundred kilometers from the southern edge of Surterra, which remained an uninhabitable wastes. Surterra also remained badly scarred from the battles during the Star League era, but was also home to the mining colony of Vogelton, which was located inside a dome. Despite the five decades of peace after the Jihad Epsilon Indi remained a world still struggling to recover from the wars that had marred it.[1]

Political Affiliation[edit]

Planetary Rulers[edit]

3130[edit]

  • Planetary Governor Cecil Abraham[1]
  • Planetary Legate Pedro Robinson[1]

Military Deployment[edit]

3055[edit]

3058[edit]

3062[edit]

  • Second Division[54]

3067[edit]

3145[edit]

Geography[edit]

Rich in minerals, Epsilon Indi has four major continents named Boreria, Ithicasia, Kantiles and Surterra. Boreria and Kantiles are located at the north and south poles respectively, whilst Ithicasia and Surterra lie close to the equator, with Ithicasia lying in the northern hemisphere and Suterra in the southern hemisphere, somewhat west of Ithicasia.[1]

Planetary Locations[edit]

  • Kirst: the largest mining settlement on Kantiles after the Amaris Civil War; located on the northern shore of Kantiles, some four hundred kilometers south of Surterra.[1]
  • New Rhodes: the planetary capital city after the Amaris Civil War, located on Boreria.[1]
  • Vogelton: a domed mining colony and the last surviving settlement on Ithicasia following the Amaris Civil War.[1]

Notes[edit]

  • The planet Epsilon Indi is misspelled in the ComStar sourcebook as Epsilon Indiri.[52]
  • Although the text indicates that Epsilon Indi has no moons, the artwork provided for it in Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130) shows a single small moon above the planet.[1]

Nearby Systems[edit]

Closest 84 systems (82 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
New Stevens 11.7 Epsilon Eridani 12.3 Sheratan 13.1 Northwind 13.6
Bryant 16.2 Terra Firma 19.3 Fletcher 19.3 Ingress 20.7
Lockdale 21.2 Caph 22.1 New Home 22.2 Fomalhaut 22.5
Small World 24.1 Acamar 25.2 Woodstock 26.0 Keid 26.7
Brownsville 26.8 Saffel 27.6 Kawich 28.2 Ruchbah 29.1
Errai 30.1 Bex 30.7 Quentin 32.6 Sirius 32.7
Sol 33.1 Nopah 33.3 Capolla 33.4 Procyon 34.5
Dieron 34.9 Carver 35.0 Nirasaki 35.3 Deneb Kaitos 35.5
Altair 35.7 Nanking 36.8 Rigil Kentarus 36.8 Outreach 37.6
Helen 38.1 Arboris 38.5 Basalt 39.3 Bharat 39.6
Styx 41.2 Deneb Algedi 43.3 Azha 43.5 Killbourn 44.7
Addicks 44.8 Chisholm 44.9 Genoa 45.3 Hamal 45.3
Hsien 45.4 Hean 45.5 Tau Ceti 45.6 Ankaa 45.9
Pokhara 46.3 Towne 46.5 Slocum 46.7 Hechnar 47.2
Tigress 47.6 Athenry 48.0 Asta 48.1 Zurich 48.4
Aldebaran 49.1 New Britain 49.7 Alpha Eridani 50.9 Hall 51.8
Yorii 52.3 Nashira 52.5 Graham 53.0 Cynthiana 53.3
Yangtze 54.3 Xi Ursae Majoris 54.6 Mandal 55.5 Pike 55.5
Al Na'ir 56.1 Ningpo 57.0 Murchison 57.7 Thorin 57.7
Telos 57.7 Saiph 57.9 Ozawa 58.5 Tall Trees 58.6
Kansu 58.6 Imbros 58.7 Pollux 60.7 Tybalt 60.9

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 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26 Dark Age: Republic Worlds (3130), p. 239, "Epsilon Indi"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Era Report: 3145, p. 38, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Field Manual: 3145, p. VI, "Inner Sphere - [3145] Map"
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Handbook: House Marik, p. 16, "Free Worlds League Founding [2271]"
  5. Jihad Conspiracies: Interstellar Players 2, p. 66 "Terrelibre"
  6. The Star League, p. 16, "Terra's Errant Flock"
  7. Handbook: House Kurita, p. 18, "Draconis Combine Founding [2319]"
  8. The Star League, p. 88, "Admiral Braso's Last Transmission"
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  12. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 17, "Timeline of the Jihad"
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  14. Jihad Hot Spots: Terra, p. 70
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  17. Handbook: House Steiner, p. 13, "Lyran Commonwealth Founding - [2341] Map"
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  26. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 1, p. 84-85, "Atrocities And Excesses"
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  28. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 24-25, "Inner Sphere - [2786] Map"
  29. Handbook: House Liao, p. 31, "Capellan Confederation after First Succession War - [2822 Map]"
  30. Historical: Liberation of Terra Volume 2, pp. 122-123, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  31. First Succession War (Source Book), pp. 112-113, "Inner Sphere - [2822] Map"
  32. Handbook: House Liao, p. 39, "Capellan Confederation after Second Succession War - [2864] Map"
  33. House Liao (The Capellan Confederation), p. vii, "Capellan Confederation Map - [3025]"
  34. Handbook: House Liao, p. 40, "Capellan Confederation after Third Succession War - [3025] Map"
  35. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2, p. 16, "Tikonov Commonality (Map)"
  36. Handbook: House Liao, p. 49, "Capellan Confederation after Fourth Succession War - [3030] Map"
  37. NAIS The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 2, p. 94, "End Of The War"
  38. Historical: War of 3039, p. 133, "Inner Sphere - [3040] Map"
  39. Era Report: 3052, p. 10, Inner Sphere - [3050] Map
  40. Era Report: 3052, p. 22, Inner Sphere - [3052] Map
  41. Era Report: 3062, p. 11, Inner Sphere - [3057] Map
  42. Handbook: House Liao, p. 60, "Capellan Confederation after Operation Guerrero - [3058] Map"
  43. Era Report: 3062, p. 29, "Inner Sphere - [3063] Map"
  44. Handbook: House Liao, p. 68, "Capellan Confederation after FedCom Civil War - [3067] Map"
  45. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 43, "Inner Sphere - [3067] Map"
  46. Jihad Secrets: The Blake Documents, p. 64, "Inner Sphere - [3075] Map"
  47. Field Report: Clans, p. 29, "Terran Corridor/Clans Deployment Map - [August 3079]"
  48. Jihad: Final Reckoning, p. 63, "Inner Sphere - [3081] Map"
  49. Field Manual: 3085, p. vii , "Inner Sphere - [3085] Map"
  50. Map of the Inner Sphere 3130
  51. Era Report: 3145, p. 11, "Inner Sphere - [3135] Map"
  52. 52.0 52.1 ComStar (sourcebook), p. 84, "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  53. 53.0 53.1 53.2 Chaos March, p. 36
  54. Field Manual: ComStar, p. 125, "ComGuard Deployment Table"
  55. 55.0 55.1 Mercenaries Supplemental , p. 66, "Mercenary Deployment Table"
  56. Field Manual: Updates, p. 98, "Com Guards Deployment Table"
  57. Field Manual: 3145, p. 144, "Republic Armed Forces - Principes Guards"

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