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Darien Wallace personnel file

Wallace's personnel file details his birth on Altair IV

Altair IV was the inhabited fourth planet of the Altair system. This system was located in Sector 9. (TOS: "Amok Time"; Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan; TNG: "Eye of the Beholder", okudagram)

In 2285, in the Genesis cave, a Federation container bore the name of this planet. (Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan)

In the 2340s, on stardate 22991.6, Lieutenant Darien Wallace was born on Altair IV. This lieutenant's personnel file appeared in a hallucination of Deanna Troi's. (TNG-R: "Eye of the Beholder", okudagram)

In 2371, Dr. Henri Roget, of the Central Hospital of Altair IV, was awarded the prestigious Carrington Award for his work in the field of medicine. (DS9: "Prophet Motive")

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Background Edit

"AL-tair" was the pronunciation for this planet's name from the script pronunciation guide for "Prophet Motive".

Altair IV was also the name of the alien world featured in the film Forbidden Planet.

According to the Star Trek: Star Charts (page 44) and on the chart "United Federation of Planets I", the Altair system was located in the Alpha Quadrant. This system, also known as Alpha Aquilae, was a single star system. Primary was a Class A star with a magnitude of +3, which was ten times brighter than Sol. Altair IV was listed as a member planet of the Federation in 2378.

Apocrypha Edit

In the novel Beneath the Raptor's Wing, an Earth colony had been settled on Altair IV, and narrowly avoided destruction by Romulan weapons.

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