History and specifics
In the year 2266, the Federation starship USS Enterprise explored the Alpha Helios system. The ship's crew launched the Space Rescue Bug to recover an escape pod, then learned about a creeping sickness plague. Samples of Coltac herbs brought back from Zargot's neighboring planet Coltac aboard the shuttlecrawler Space Bug X-4 were used to develop an antidote for the suffering Zargotians. (TOS comic: "Target: Zargot")
- The stellar notation using the Greek language letter "alpha" indicates that there might be a star group or constellation of some sort named "Helios", of which Alpha Helios would logically be indicated to be the most prominent star or system.
- Alpha Helios primary (yellow star)