Tarsus was a star system, located somewhere in the space of the galaxy's Alpha or Beta Quadrants, in Federation space at coordinates 3.89N 3.11E. It was relatively near to both the Romulan Neutral Zone and Klingon territory during the mid-23rd century. (ST reference: Star Trek Maps; ST novel: Avenger; TOS - Enterprise Logs short story: "Though Hell Should Bar the Way")
History and specifics
The Tarsus system's orbit was the location of a number of worlds, including a Federation colony on fourth planet Tarsus IV. (FASA RPG module: The Federation; TOS episode & Star Trek 1 novelization: The Conscience of the King)
- In TNG video game: Birth of the Federation, the orbital configuration of the game map star systems was randomly generated each time a new game started.