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System Information
X:Y Coordinates -23.601 : 1837.315[e]

Planetary DataEdit

  • System Name: Kirin
  • Star Type: M9IV
  • Position in System: 3 of 3
  • Time to Jump Point: ???? days
  • Water Surface: 30%
  • Atmosphere: Low (Tainted)
  • Surface Gravity: 0.9
  • Equator Temperature: 20c
  • Percentage and Level of Native Life: Amphibians

Era Specific DataEdit


  • Population: 37,000,000
  • Occupying Clan: Clan Hell's Horses (100%)

Garrisoning Military ForceEdit

Owner HistoryEdit

Planetary BriefEdit

Kirin is a Kerensky Cluster world, found in "Clan Space." The world is located coreword of Delios.

The planet was a originally a Clan Hell's Horses, however, mid-30th Century, Clan Smoke Jaguar seized control of the world, until the Inner Sphere Task forces ultimately drove the Jaguars into extinction. Clan Hell's Horses forces landed on planet, stripped of its minimum defenders and took the planet exclusively for themselves.[7]

Manufacturing CenterEdit

Nearby PlanetsEdit

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years)
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2570 2750 2821 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062 3067
Tamaron 25.00 1 N N Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan
Delios 30.00 1 N N Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan
Londerholm  ?35.50 2 N N Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan
Grants Station  ???  ? N N N Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan


Planetary distances determined with the 2821 Pentagon & Kerensky Cluster Map, which has a lightyear scale included. Some distances have not been included due to some worlds not having been discovered.[11]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 151, "Crusader Clans Deployment Table"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 152 - "Crusader Clans Deployment Table"
  3. Era Digest: Golden Century, p. 7-8
  4. The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky p. 114
  5. Field Manual Update p. 39
  6. Wars of Reaving p. 248
  7. The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky, p. 86 - Clan Hell's Horses/Possessions - Kirin seizer and its status as a Hell's Horses world century before noted.
  8. Technical Readout: 3060, p. 180 - Thunder Stallion - Produced as of 3060 on Kirik.
  9. Technical Readout: 3060, pp. 52, 56, 62 - Ares, Enyo, Hachiman, Ishtar Combat Vehicles & Components produced on world as of 3060.
  10. Technical Readout: 3067, p. 168 - Xerxes Aerospace Fighter.
  11. Historical: Operation Klondike, p. 135 - Map shows distances between worlds.