Beta Aurigae was a trinary star system located in the Alpha Quadrant.
The system contained at least seven planets. One of them, Beta Aurigae VII, was once homeworld to the Zalkatians. (ENT - The Brave and the Bold, Book One short story: "Prelude: Discovery")
At some point prior to the 2220s decade, the Vulcans established a colony on the planet Callista in the Beta Aurigae system. In the year 2225, a colony ship commanded by Captain Mendez headed for that colony went off course, crashing on a world the survivors later dubbed "The Frontier". (TOS short story: "The Leader")
In 2268, an Interstellar Geophysical Conference was held on Beta Aurigae III. (TOS comic: "Murder on the Enterprise")
In 2269 the USS Enterprise rendevoused with the USS Potemkin in the Beta Aurigae system. (TOS episode: "Turnabout Intruder"; TOS comic: "Captain's Personal Log")
- Beta Aurigae trinary (Menkalinan)
|Stars, systems and objects of the Auriga constellation
|4 Aurigae (Omega Aurigae) • 7 Aurigae (Epsilon Aurigae, Maaz) • 8 Aurigae (Sadatoni, Zeta Aurigae) • 13 Aurigae (Alpha Aurigae, Capella) • 33 Aurigae (Delta Aurigae, Prijipati) • 34 Aurigae (Beta Aurigae, Menkalinan) • 56 Aurigae (Psi-5 Aurigae, Pyrellia) • 329 Aurigae • Alpha Aurigae (13 Aurigae, Capella) • Beta Aurigae (34 Aurigae, Menkalinan) • Capella (13 Aurigae, Alpha Aurigae) • Gamma Aurigae (aka Beta Tauri, El Nath) • Delta Aurigae (33 Aurigae, Prijipati) • Epsilon Aurigae (7 Aurigae, Maaz) • Menkalinan (34 Aurigae, Beta Aurigae) • Omega Aurigae (4 Aurigae) • Perseus sector (Megara system/329 Aurigae) • Prijipati (33 Aurigae, Delta Aurigae) • Psi Aurigae (Psi-5 Aurigae/56 Aurigae/Pyrellia) • Sadatoni (8 Aurigae, Zeta Aurigae)