For other uses, see Procyon.

Star chart image.

System as seen in sector space.

Procyon (also known as Alpha Canis Minoris) is a binary star system, made up of companion stars named Procyon A and Procyon B about 3.49 parsecs (11.4 light-years) from Earth. In the core of Federation space, Procyon is visible from Earth in the constellation of Canis Minor, in the galaxy's Beta Quadrant. (ST references: Star Fleet Technical Manual, Spaceflight Chronology)

History and specifics[edit | edit source]

A number of Federation starships USS Procyon were named for this location, or for Procyon A, which was also known simply as "Procyon." (TOS reference: Star Fleet Technical Manual)

On several occasions in 2364, viewscreen readouts aboard the USS Enterprise-D showed the location of Procyon, in the form of charts from the Enterprise library computer. (TNG episodes: "The Naked Now", "The Last Outpost", "Conspiracy")

The Chronology depicted Procyon's components and distance from Earth on star chart illustrations, but since it is a "real" star system, modern scientists know a few things about its makeup that weren't in its Star Trek mentions. It is notable that Procyon was briefly glimpsed onscreen in canon productions of Star Trek because the production staff copied their star charts from the earlier Chronology.

The Andorian system was located here. (ST references: Star Charts, Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library)

No history or specifics are established for this location in Starfleet Command III, as its name was arbitrarily selected for a Federation system on the game map by the game software, with random attributes.

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Andor sector
sector 006 AndorProcyon
sector 38G AndorCimeraEpsilon IndiEnavoroEjul ThelniMenkThalassaTrilithUshilev NebulaVorna
Alpha and Beta Quadrant stars and star systems (A)
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Alpha Quadrant stars and systems (A) AchirdAdhilAjirAl NathAlam'ak system (Alam'ak) • AlcorAldhibainAlferaz (Alferaz AAlferaz B) • AlgolAlkaidAlmachAlmathaAlpha Andromedae (Alpha Andromedae Aalpha Andromedae B) • Alpha AquariiAlpha AquilaeAlpha AurigaeAlpha BoötisAlpha Canum VenaticorumAlpha Coronae BorealisAlpha CygniAlpha MajorisAlpha OphiuchiAlpha ProximaAlpha TrianguliAlpha Ursae MajorisAlpha-1 AndromedaeAlpha-2 AndromedaeAlpheccaAlpheratzAltairAnchaAndromedaAnkaroAnticaAntosAokiiAquilaArawathArbazanArcturusArduriaArgayaArgusArtelineAscellaAtairAtikAurelia Alpha Quadrant icon image.
Beta Quadrant stars and systems (A) AcamarAchernarAcruxAcubensAdaraAdelphousAdhaferaAdharaAelasAgenaAgornuAgurthaAjilonAl NairAldebaranAlgorabAlhenaAlnilamAlpha-2 CentauriAlpha CancriAlpha Canis MinorisAlpha Canis Majoris (Alpha Canis Majoris AAlpha Canis Majoris B) • Alpha CarinaeAlpha Centauri (Alpha Centauri B) Alpha ChamaeleonisAlpha CirciniAlpha Comae BerenicesAlpha CrucisAlpha EridaniAlpha GeminorumAlpha GruisAlpha HydriAlpha LeonisAlpha MensaAlpha MonocerotisAlpha OniasAlpha PictorisAlpha PrimeAlpha ScorpiiAlpha VirginisAlpha VolantisAlpha ZetaAlungisAmarAmargosaAndoriaAngelAntaresArchanisArcherArgeliusAviorAxanarAzhaAzraga Beta Quadrant icon image.
Alpha and Beta Quadrant stars and star systems (P)
PaeganPal's StarPalgrenax systemPallas 14PanteraParadanePariParsionPasara MajorisPelhamPelionePellionPentisPerseant AlphaPhiPhi DeltaPhi KappaPhi PumaPhicusPhidianPhygmaPilarPilar systemPilkorPolinPolydorusPolymaxPorrimaPosaraPosellProteus systemProvidence systemPSR 418-D/1015.3PuriazPyris Alpha and Beta Quadrant icon image.
Alpha Quadrant stars and systems (P) Pegasus MajorPeliosPeyitPortasPrexnakPriamPrijipatiProsennaPsi-5 AurigaePyrelliaPyrithia Alpha Quadrant icon image.
Beta Quadrant stars and systems (P) PallorPaxarPerenPeritheesPhardosPhebenPhi VirginisPhylosPi HydraePi-3 OrionisPictaeP'Jem systemPollusPolluxProcyonProcyon AProximaProxima CanarisPsi Cancri Beta Quadrant icon image.

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