Aurelia was a planet located in the space of the galaxy's Alpha Quadrant, the second planet in orbit of the Xi Herculis star system. A Federation member world, Aurelia is the homeworld of the Aurelian civilization. The Federation starship USS Aurelia was named for this planet. (TAS episode: "Yesteryear", TOS reference: The Worlds of the Federation)

Following the Raid on San Francisco by the Breen during the Dominion War and the broadcast of images of the damaged Golden Gate Bridge, applications to join Starfleet from Aurelia increased. (ST - Typhon Pact novel: Rough Beasts of Empire)


Stars, systems and objects of the Hercules constellation
99 HerculisAlpha Herculae (Rasalgethi)Beta Herculis (Kornephoros)Chi HerculisDelta Herculis (Sarin)Mu HerculisXi HerculisZeta Herculis (Inferna)