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Omicron Ceti (also known as Mira or 68 Ceti) was a star system, a binary star system with five associated planets. The system primary was a variable red supergiant star. The secondary in the system is a blue dwarf star which orbits the primary. (ST reference: Star Trek Maps, TOS comic: "... Like a Woman Scorned!")

History and specifics[]

Omicron Ceti is on the fringes of Federation space, about two dozen light-years coreward of Kropasar, in the galaxy's Beta Quadrant. The system's emissions include deadly berthold rays, rendering its otherwise eminently suitable planet Omicron Ceti III unsuitable for colonization. (TOS episode & novelization: This Side of Paradise, SCE eBook: The Future Begins)

Omicron Ceti shown on a deployment star chart image.

On star charts, this system could be seen to be in the vicinity of Antares, Theta Bowles and Altair III. (TNG episodes: "The Wounded", "Yesterday's Enterprise", TNG reference: The Continuing Mission)

In the 2360s decade, this location was noted on a star chart showing deployment of Federation and Cardassian Union ships displayed in Captain Benjamin Maxwell's ready room aboard the starship USS Phoenix. (TNG episode: "The Wounded")

Alternate realities[]

Omicron Ceti shown on a tactical situation monitor image.

On a 24th century viewscreen display of a tactical situation monitor in an alternate timeline where the Klingon Empire was at war with the United Federation of Planets in the year 2366, Omicron Ceti was listed on a star chart showing Klingon allied forces in relation to Federation positions. (TNG episode: "Yesterday's Enterprise", TNG reference: The Continuing Mission)

System makeup[]

Omicron Ceti system binary star

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Stars, systems and objects of the Cetus constellation
13 CetiCeti Alpha (Menkar) • Cetus systemChi Ceti ADeneb Kaitos (Beta-16 Ceti) • Gamma CetiEpsilon Ceti (Risa) • Mu Ceti (Niburon) • NGC 321 (Eminiar: Eminiar VIIVendikar) • Nimori CetiOmicron Ceti (Mira) • Sigma CetiTau Ceti (Kaferia)
Alpha and Beta Quadrant stars and star systems (O)
OblikObyOccultOchsOctifOdalOdibOhniakaOhopOlassaOlioOltionOmegaOmega Corvus • Omega Cygni (Cygnet, Maluria) • Omega DraconisOmega MaelstromOmicron IndiOmicron PascalOmicron TestusOneliaOomaru system (Oomaru) • OoregoOphiucusOplaOrda-877OrdoverOriens DeltaOrsaOrwellOsinar Alpha and Beta Quadrant icon image.
Alpha Quadrant stars and systems (O) OlmerakOmega AurigaeOmega PisciumOmega SagittaOmega SagittariiOmicron DraconisOmicron PerseiOrelliusOriasOsadj Alpha Quadrant icon image.
Beta Quadrant stars and systems (O) OgatOmega FornacisOmicron CetiOmicron EridaniOmicron GruisOmicron Leonis • Omicron Eridani (Omicron-1 EridaniOmicron-2 Eridani: Omicron-2 Eridani A, Omicron-2 Eridani B, Omicron-2 Eridani C) • OracoOrgania systemOrionOssecOtha Prime Beta Quadrant icon image.

Background[]

Omicron Ceti was listed on the "Yesterday's Enterprise" alternate timeline tactical situation monitor showing progress of the Klingon war with the Federation, and a later re-use of this chart in "The Wounded".

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