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Epsilon Anubis B was a neutron star that orbited its primary, Epsilon Anubis A, in the Epsilon Anubis binary star system, located in the space of the galaxy's Alpha or Beta Quadrants.

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The neutron star continually attracted stellar material from its primary. At periodic intervals in their orbits, an encounter phase between the star and its primary produced extremely high levels of x-rays and gamma radiation.

In the 20th century, a generation ship arrived in the system during one such period. Its proximity to the neutron star resulted in radiation exposure that killed all of its trained personnel, leaving it trapped in orbit without anyone who could operate its systems.

In 2274, the starship USS Enterprise charted the system, discovering that the derelict generation ship was approaching perilously close to the neutron star. A landing party attempted to restart the derelict's fusion reactors before radiation levels killed everyone aboard. (TOS comic: "The Savage Within")

The real-world star is a white dwarf.

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Stars, systems and objects of the Canis Minor constellation
Alpha Canis Minoris (Procyon AProcyon B) • Beta Canis Minoris (Gomeisa) • Canis Minoris systemEpsilon Canis Minoris (Epsilon Anubis AEpsilon Anubis B) • Luyten's Star (P'Jem system)
Alpha and Beta Quadrant stars and star systems (E)
EdrinEdrisEgara 172EizebEkinusEl AdrelElbaElkauronEllison's StarElohimElonaElvrosElysia IncendaeElzbarEmbenEmilaEminiarEndicorEnochEntrunarEojurEpsilon 119Epsilon Anubis (Epsilon Anubis AEpsilon Anubis B) • Epsilon BallaraEpsilon BetaEpsilon CetiEpsilon DeltaEpsilon FornacisEpsilon IonisEpsilon KitajEpsilon MinoraEpsilon MirandaEpsilon SoronaEpsilon TauriEpsilon ThetaEpsilon Ursae MajorisEpsionEquessErcolaEremarErgolErivekEsablEskiisEssaiEstoEstradaEta SeratornEta TauriEta TrianguliEzani Alpha and Beta Quadrant icon image.
Alpha Quadrant stars and systems (E) EdasichEl NathElasi PrimeEltaninEnnarEnteliorEpsilon AurigaeEpsilon BoötisEpsilon CygniEpsilon DraconisEpsilon OphiuchiEpsilon SerpentisEta CassiopeiaeEta Coronae BorealisEta DraconisEta OphiuchiEta SerpentisEta Ursae MajorisEye of Ket-Cheleb Alpha Quadrant icon image.
Beta Quadrant stars and systems (E) EdinovEisnEjul ThelniEpsilonEpsilon CanarisEpsilon Canis MajorisEdrenEpsilon CarinaeEpsilon CorviEpsilon EridaniEpsilon GeminorumEpsilon GruisEpsilon HydraeEpsilon Indi (Andoria) • Epsilon LibraeEpsilon MonocerotisEpsilon OrionisEpsilon PavonisEpsilon PhoenicisEpsilon ScorpiiEpsilon VirginisEta AntliaeEta CorviEta CrucisEta EridaniEta HorologiiEta IndiEta LupiEta ScorpiiEta VirginisEye of Grun Beta Quadrant icon image.

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