For other uses, see Arcturus.

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Arcturus (also known as Alpha Boötis or Hokule'a) was a star with a system in Federation space. It was the location of the planet Arcturus IV, homeworld of the Arcturians. (ST reference: Star Charts; FASA RPG module: The Federation; TOS novel: Enterprise: The First Adventure)

History and specifics[edit | edit source]

As an unaligned area in the year 2265, Arcturus was the home of the Merchant's Guild, a criminal organization akin to the Orion Syndicate. (SCE - What's Past eBook: Distant Early Warning)

Quark and McHogue were banned from the Arcturus system for their involvement in a corporation that sold stock certificates to species from nondeveloped planets. (DS9 novel: Warped)

In TNG video game: Birth of the Federation, the orbital configuration of the game map star systems was randomly generated each time a new game started. Neither was any history or specifics are established for this location in Starfleet Command III, as its name was arbitrarily selected for a Federation system on the game map by the game software, with random attributes.

Astronomical data[edit | edit source]

Arcturus is a class K orange star with a magnitude of -1.[citation needed]

System makeup[edit | edit source]

Arcturus primary star

Appendices[edit | edit source]

Connections[edit | edit source]

Stars, systems and objects of the Boötes constellation
Alpha Boötis (Arcturus)Gamma Boötis (Seginus)Epsilon Boötis (Izar, Mirak)Zeta BoötisIota Boötis (Denobula Triaxa)Lambda BoötisTau Boötis
Alpha and Beta Quadrant stars and star systems (A)
AaamazzaraAaladAarakAarraAberrizAbraxasAbyss AlphaAccellusAchillonAcibenAdigeonAdonoloAegis AquilaAesaAetisanAexixAfritalisAgricoAhzdarAiligAinAindiaAitiAkersAlactiAladfarAladsoAlamedusAlannahAlbireoAlchibahAlcyoneAlderamAlderaminAldhanAlephAlexisianAlfas DucatAlfin-BernardAlfirkAlfrAlgeronAliothAlkaluropsAlkesAlkukAllendonAlmeisanAlnitakAlonso systemAlorinaAlpha AldissAlpha ArietisAlpha AtaruAlpha DarwinAlpha Epsilon TauriAlpha HeliosAlpha HonorusAlpha KirikiAlpha KratoniiAlpha Marak 272Alpha NarniaAlpha NexusAlpha OmicronAlpha OrionisAlpha OrtelinaAlpha PerseiAlpha ShiroAlpha SigmaAlpha ThetaAlpha VarangisAlpha VegetisAlpha VergorisAlpha XaridianAlphardAlphaxAlsafiAltamidAltanis IdrilonAltar systemAlterfAlthosAludraAlulaAlyaAmalAmbrose's StarAmmdon systemAmonAmpolisAnaxarAndreaAndrocusAnkaaAngosiaAnnobonAnrakAntedeAntiliosAntipathyAntonehkApriliaArachnaeArakArcadiaArcan-BetaArcanis MajorisArchernarArchibaldAretianArgonaArhenniusAridanesArkabArkenArktoArloffArmusArnebArnebiusArrakisArtaleirhArtemis systemArvadaAsellusAskalonAsmidiskeAsteropeAstridaAtlasAtriaAtrius'aucdetAumoide PoreAuvaAX AraeAxelotAzati Prime Alpha and Beta Quadrant icon image.
Alpha Quadrant stars and systems (A) AchirdAdhilAjirAl NathAlam'ak system (Alam'ak) • AlcorAldhibainAlferaz (Alferaz AAlferaz B) • AlgolAlkaidAlmachAlmathaAlpha Andromedae (Alpha Andromedae Aalpha Andromedae B) • Alpha AquariiAlpha AquilaeAlpha AurigaeAlpha BoötisAlpha Canum VenaticorumAlpha Coronae BorealisAlpha CygniAlpha MajorisAlpha OphiuchiAlpha ProximaAlpha TrianguliAlpha Ursae MajorisAlpha-1 AndromedaeAlpha-2 AndromedaeAlpheccaAlpheratzAltairAnchaAndromedaAnkaroAnticaAntosAokiiAquilaArawathArbazanArcturusArduriaArgayaArgusArtelineAscellaAtairAtikAurelia Alpha Quadrant icon image.
Beta Quadrant stars and systems (A) AcamarAchernarAcruxAcubensAdaraAdelphousAdhaferaAdharaAelasAgenaAgornuAgurthaAjilonAl NairAldebaranAlgorabAlhenaAlnilamAlpha-2 CentauriAlpha CancriAlpha Canis MinorisAlpha Canis Majoris (Alpha Canis Majoris AAlpha Canis Majoris B) • Alpha CarinaeAlpha Centauri (Alpha Centauri B) Alpha ChamaeleonisAlpha CirciniAlpha Comae BerenicesAlpha CrucisAlpha EridaniAlpha GeminorumAlpha GruisAlpha HydriAlpha LeonisAlpha MensaAlpha MonocerotisAlpha OniasAlpha PictorisAlpha PrimeAlpha ScorpiiAlpha VirginisAlpha VolantisAlpha ZetaAlungisAmarAmargosaAndoriaAngelAntaresArchanisArcherArgeliusAviorAxanarAzhaAzraga Beta Quadrant icon image.
Alpha and Beta Quadrant stars and star systems (H)
HadasHadley 557HagmiHalatHaleeHamalHamalzHanabHanoliHansuHarlequinHarodHarrakisHarrapaHayashiHeartland systemHeitiusHelios systemHelvetiosHeriasHertexHiemdalHiemdal systemHimaliasHiratsHollyHoratiusHorok Alpha and Beta Quadrant icon image.
Alpha Quadrant stars and systems (H) HagalHajjHaktonHeathercristHokule'aHupyriaHuranzi Alpha Quadrant icon image.
Beta Quadrant stars and systems (H) HaakonaHadarHobusHyberaHydra Geminorum Beta Quadrant icon image.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The novelization of "The Conscience of the King" identifies Planet Q as belonging in the Arcturian system.

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