The Cicada sector, also known as Sector 4423, is a sector of space in the galaxy's Alpha or Beta Quadrants. It was rumored to be a region where starships would disappear, never to be heard from again.
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In 2269, researchers at the Starfleet Science Center on Rifton compiled sets of data recently received from the Klingon Empire and Romulan Star Empire regarding this sector. (TOS - Log Two novelization: The Lorelei Signal)
Shortly before the next predicted event in 2269, the USS Enterprise was passing close to the sector while escorting a convoy of ore freighters. The starship was assigned to enter the sector and investigate. (TOS - Log Two novelization: The Lorelei Signal)
- The sector was named in the novelization.