York (Clan System)

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(References to York)

X: -118 Y: 34[1]

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

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York
Planetary System Info
Star Type F2V
(173 hours)
Position in System 2
Time to Jump Point 18.79 Days
Recharging Station Zenith and Nadir
HPG Facility Class A (Clan)
Percent, Level of Native Life Amphibians
Planetary Capital Unknown


Planetary Data

  • Number of Satellites: 1 (Huntington)
  • Surface Gravity: 1.3
  • Atm. Pressure: Standard (Breathable)
  • Equatorial Temperature: 35°C (Arid)
  • Surface Water: 70%

Planet Description

York was a large and warm planet with relatively intense tectonic activity. The planet had large mountain ranges with several volcanoes reaching the stratosphere. Most of the planet's population was concentrated near the shorelines.[2]

History

Planet used as a mining world for both Clan Jade Falcon and Clan Snow Raven. After a time, these Clan's mines were depleted and York become a planet without strategical meaning. Eventually, Blood Spirits laid claim to the rest of the planet by the Trial of Possession with the Falcons and the Snow Ravens. After gaining control of the planet, the Clan the moved the majority of its population to York to isolate itself from the rest of the Home based Clans. This changed a few years later, where the Spirits past dealings with their rivals from Clan Blood Spirit, revisited them in form of invasion of the planet. After humilating Spirits, the Star Adders was able to established a small enclave for themselves.[3] [4] During this period the Blood Spirits were slowly isolated, used as means for Star Adders train their personal. Merchants were blockaded from traveling to the world until late 3060s. During one these merchant visits to York, emissaries from Clan Diamond Shark uncovered a paritialy prototype Crimson Hawk. The commander of the emissaries fought and won a Trial of Possession for the 'Mech, its scientists and data in the Morgrave Swamplands.[5]

Era Specific Data

3025

3062

3067

3074

Garrisoning Military Force

3059

Manufacturing Center

Nearby Planets

Planets within 2 jumps (60 light-years).
Closest planets first:
Planet Distance (LY) Jumps 2750 2800 2820 3025 3030 3040 3052 3057 3062 3067
Albion  ??.?? 1 N N Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan
Gatekeeper  ??.?? 1 N N Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan
Brim  ??.?? 2 N N Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan
Delios  ?  ? N N Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan
Kirin  ?  ? N N Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan Clan

References

  1. The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky p. 113, Planet data includes X & Y coordinates for Clan York planet.
  2. 25 Years of Art and Fiction, p. 203, Planet's environments profile in Art & Fiction book.
  3. 25 Years of Art and Fiction p. 203, The Colors of Rage - York (Clan Planet) profile in 3074.
  4. Field Manual: Updates p. 39, Clan Political Balance Table - York still has small enclave belonging to Star Adders on it.
  5. Technical Readout: 3075, p. 134, "Crimson Hawk": 'Mech's fluff reveals a Trial of Possession on York lead to development of the Crimson Hawk.
  6. The Clans: Warriors of Kerensky p. 113, planet population shown for 3062.
  7. 25 Years of Art and Fiction p. 203, population as of 3074.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 148, "Crusader Clans Deployment Table"
  9. 9.0 9.1 Field Manual: Crusader Clans, p. 149 - "Crusader Clans Deployment Table"

Bibliography