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Ko
Ko nearby systems (3151)
Ko nearby systems (3151)
System Information
X:Y Coordinates -18.105 : 43.9[e]
Spectral class G6IV[1]
Planets 3[1]
Ko
Orbital view
Orbital view
Geophysical
System position 2[1]
Jump point
distance
7 days[1]
Moons 3 (Fionna, Palas, Valencia)[1]
Surface gravity 1.03[1]
Atmospheric pressure Standard (Breathable)[1]
Equatorial temperature 36°C[1]
Surface water 82%[1]
Highest native life Mammals[1]
Reference Year 3130[1]
Infrastructure
Ruler Arlene Kagemuchi (Governor)[1]
Dante Kiergov (Planetary Legate)[1]
Capital Jarlton[1]
Population 2,518,000,000[1]

Political AffiliationEdit

Planetary InfoEdit

Ko was one of the worlds that was abandoned by the Terran Alliance following the Outer Reaches Rebellion and the Demarcation Declaration of 2242,[2] but by the end of the Reunification War Ko had become one of the worlds within the Lone Star Province of the Terran Hegemony.[8]

Ko is a world blessed with large amounts of arable land. Though there are some desert areas that are occasionally troubled by sandstorms, the majority of the planet served as a breadbasket world for the Terran Hegemony and the Draconis Combine.[1] Taken by the Lyran Commonwealth during the Fourth Succession War, Ko formed part of the Lyons Thumb. This region was guarded by Combine provided "peacekeepers" during the FedCom Civil War, and later returned to the Draconis Combine after that conflict ended.[1]

Planetary HistoryEdit

Early HistoryEdit

Having become independent as a result of the Demarcation Declaration, Ko 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. Ko was one of the worlds added to the Hegemony during or around the time of this first military campaign.[63][2][64]

Fourth Succession WarEdit

Ko was one of the worlds attacked in the opening wave of Operation GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG, the major Lyran Commonwealth offensive of the Fourth Succession War. The defenders on Ko were of questionable loyalty, and didn't put up much of a fight[31] when the Lyran Commonwealth Armed Forces dispatched the Third and Seventh Regiments of the Twelfth Star Guards to capture the planet.[65]

JihadEdit

During the Jihad Ko was occupied by forces from the Word of Blake. As the allied coalition created by Devlin Stone began striking against Word of Blake Protectorate worlds the combined Clan Ghost Bear and Clan Snow Raven task force which had agreed to support the coalition struck at a number of Blakist worlds on the 21st of July 3076. Ko was one of the worlds targeted by the Clan forces, along with the nearby worlds of Dyev, Kervil, Lambrecht, Moore and Sabik;[66][67] the ground forces that fought on Ko were drawn from the Ghost Bear's Xi Galaxy.[68]

The Word of Blake subsequently raided the world several times to disrupt supply chains for Operation SCOUR. The most notorious of these attacks was the introduction of a blight on the Jingatu continent that destroyed 40% of all the crops there and sterilized the soil. The other continents were able to make up the difference, but it took several years for the local population and industry to recover.[1]

Military DeploymentEdit

Industrial CentersEdit

Nearby SystemsEdit

Closest 76 systems (75 within 60 light-years)
Distance in light years, closest systems first:
Lyons 7.1 Atria 8.0 Sabik 14.3 Lone Star 14.9
Nusakan 16.7 Alkalurops 17.9 Skondia 18.0 Imbros 18.8
Rocky 19.2 Dromini 22.4 Dyev 24.0 Yorii 24.9
Zollikofen 26.9 Asta 28.8 Menkent 29.1 Muphrid 30.2
Moore 31.2 Summer 31.8 La Blon 32.0 Killbourn 33.4
Alphecca 33.9 Zebebelgenubi 34.3 Lambrecht 34.4 Nai-Stohl 34.6
Chaville 35.6 Thorin 36.3 Galatea 37.0 Athenry 37.9
Alrakis 38.0 Unukalhai 38.2 Pike 38.5 Chara 39.1
Skye 39.6 Haddings 39.6 Syrma 40.1 Kessel 40.1
Altair 40.4 Lipton 40.7 Tau Ceti 41.2 Dieron 41.9
Mizar 43.2 Balkan 43.7 Rigil Kentarus 44.1 Kaus Media 44.5
Kaus Australis 46.2 Zavijava 46.3 Kuzuu 47.0 Sol 47.5
Styx 47.6 Xi Ursae Majoris 49.0 Ascella 49.5 Denebola 49.6
Alioth 50.7 Komephoros 50.7 Kervil 52.3 Konstance 52.5
Cor Caroli 52.6 Oliver 52.7 New Britain 52.9 Kochab 53.5
Sirius 54.0 Saffel 54.2 Caph 54.2 Graham 54.6
Fomalhaut 54.8 Ryde 55.0 Procyon 56.5 Afleir 57.4
Eltanin 57.8 Nirasaki 57.9 Keid 58.0 Marfik 58.3
Kimball 58.5 Alcor 58.6 Carnwath 59.2 Kaus Borealis 60.2

ReferencesEdit

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