Imperial Sunburst

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The Imperial Sunburst is the symbol of the Third Imperium established by Cleon I, the first Emperor, when the empire was proclaimed.

  • Images show him standing before the original banner with a golden yellow twenty-one rayed sunburst against a black background, representing Capital’s type G star against dark space.

Please see the following AAB Library Data articles for more information:


Description (Specifications)[edit]

The Imperial Sunburst emblem is defined precisely by its shape, including the depiction of the twenty-one rays emanating from the sunburst. It is not defined by its color. The original banner in the Imperial throne room is and has always been black with a yellow sunburst. The Imperial Interstellar Scout Service uses a red sunburst; the Imperial Navy, yellow; the Imperial Army, black; the Imperial Marines, maroon.

Selected Imperial Sunburst Colors[edit]

Imperial Sunburst Symbol Usage
User Color Emblem Remarks
Imperial Royal Family Black w/Yellow Sunburst TBD This emblem is used by the Emperor and his or her immediate family including selected servants and retainers.
Imperial Bureaucracy
(Default color when not otherwise specified)
Blue
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The many institutions of the bureaucracy serve a civilian function within the government of the Third Imperium.
Imperial Navy Yellow
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This institution serves a military function as an Interstellar Navy within the government of the Third Imperium.
Imperial Star Marines Maroon
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This institution serves a military function as a flexible, all environment strike force for the government of the Third Imperium.
Imperial Army Black
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This institution serves a military function as an Army or planetary forces within the government of the Third Imperium.
Imperial Interstellar Scout Service Red
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This institution serves a paramilitary function within the government of the Third Imperium.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

In 247, the Eliyoh (...a nonhuman minor race) joined the Imperium. To that race the symbology was unimpressive. The Eliyoh vision centered in the far infrared, which resulted in distinction between the official colors of black and yellow being impossible. So the Empress Porfiria declared that henceforth the symbol would have no official color.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author.