Jenkata Nebula map

Map depiction, 2411

Jenkata Nebula

The Jenkata Nebula, 2411.

The Jenkata Nebula was an interstellar gas cloud, a blue nebula extending from the Gavara sector in the galaxy's Gamma Quadrant into neighboring sectors. (DS9 episode: "The Quickening", ST reference: Star Charts, STO - Gamma Quadrant mission: "Storm Clouds Gather")


The nebula lay circa 70.000 light-years from Sol. (DS9 episode & novelization: Emissary)

It extended beyong the borders of the Gavara sector into the Gaia, Klaxinoth and Kendari sectors. (STO - Gamma Quadrant mission: "Storm Clouds Gather")

The Teplan system and Obatta Cluster were situated in the nebula's general vicinity. (DS9 episode: "The Quickening")


Jenkata Obatta

Jenkata Nebula and Obatta Cluster, 2378

In 2372, Major Kira Nerys directed her Danube-class runabout into the Jenkata Nebula to avoid detection by the Jem'Hadar. This led to first contact between the Federation and the Teplans when Kira and Doctor Julian Bashir landed their runabout on Teplan I. (DS9 episode: "The Quickening")

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