Daran is a star, an orange star of moderate size with an associated star system.


Situated in sector 54R at coordinates -127.5,-139.2,-19.7 (or 3.88S 4.93E), Daran is located somewhere in the space of the galaxy's Alpha or Beta Quadrants. Daran has a planetary system of ten worlds, including fourth planet Lorina and fifth planet Kachissat. (TOS novel: Ex Machina; ST reference: The Worlds of the Federation; TOS episode & novelization: For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky)

Daran is in the general vicinity of Lactra, Marcos and the Andor system, as well as the area of Kaldra, Dimorus and Peliar Zel. (TOS movie: The Undiscovered Country, TNG episode: "Conspiracy"; TNG movie: Generations; VOY episode: "Child's Play")

Daran's location in Federation space in the 23rd century was near Memory Alpha and an edge the Romulan Neutral Zone. (FASA RPG module: Cadet's Orientation Sourcebook; FASA RPG module: Trader Captains and Merchant Princes)

The Federation starship USS Daran was named for this location. (TOS comics: "Going, Going...", "... Gone!")




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