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rho Ophiuchi is a B class blue star with an associated system of at least one planet within the rho Ophiuchi nebula. It is a member of the Scorpius-Centaurus Association star cluster in the galaxy's Alpha or Beta Quadrant, and is visible from Earth in the Ophiuchus constellation.

History and specifics[]

The star was described as providing cold light on Rampart.

In the 2160s, the system was explored by settlers in a colony ship from Earth.

In 2356, the USS Huxley explored the system and was destroyed while in orbit of Rampart.

In 2366, the USS Enterprise-D investigated the system using data from the recorder marker from Huxley. (TNG novel: Gulliver's Fugitives)

By 2380, rho Ophiuchi and its associated star cluster had only been fractionally surveyed. (TTN novel: Orion's Hounds)

The real-world rho Ophiuchi consists of three B class stars surrounding a binary star.

System makeup[]

rho Ophiuchi primary star
  • Rampart

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Stars, systems and objects of the Ophiuchus constellation
22 Ophiuchi36 Ophiuchi60 Ophiuchi70 Ophiuchi1440 Ophiuchi • (1440 Ophiuchi B) • 1616 OphiuchiAlpha Ophiuchi (Rasalhague)Beta Ophiuchi (Cebelrai)Gamma OphiuchiKappa Ophiuchirho Ophiuchi nebula (Rampartrho Ophiuchi) • V2292 Ophiuchi (Delta, Lta)V2500 Ophiuchi (Barnard's Star)V843 Ophiuchi (Kepler's Star)
Alpha and Beta Quadrant stars and star systems (R)
RachelisRaddanRahweRaiRainsfordRajathaRakonRamedesRasalgethiRastanRavanarRavilleRefniaiRejarrisRell's Theta systemRelvaRho DrunirRho OphiuchiRibolRidixRigelkenRivalaRoddenRoggRomulus BRona TanRoss 154Ross 271RousseauRovanRoverRuliRY Antliae Alpha and Beta Quadrant icon image.
Alpha Quadrant stars and systems (R) Rakal systemRaknalRasalhagueRedanskRegulonRho CapricorniRhota'NevRissaRogRondacRotanevRudelliaRymus Alpha Quadrant icon image.
Beta Quadrant stars and systems (R) RamatisRanaRatorRegulusRegulus AResplerReytanRigel systems: (Beta Orionis: Rigel A, Rigel BCBeta Rigel) • Rigil KentaurusRomii systemRomulus BRomulus systemRoulean Beta Quadrant icon image.

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