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Altair IV was the inhabited fourth planet of the Altair system. This system was located in Sector 9. (TOS: "Amok Time", "Wolf in the Fold") The location of the Altair system in the Milky Way Galaxy was depicted in the "The Explored Galaxy" star chart. (TNG: "Conspiracy", production art)


In the mid-24th century, on stardate 40001.1, Lieutenant Darien Wallace was born on Altair IV. This lieutenant's personnel file appeared in a hallucination of Deanna Troi's. (TNG: "Eye of the Beholder", production art)

In 2371, a resident of this world, one Doctor 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 information Edit

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

In "The Explored Galaxy" chart, the Altair system was located between the Tholian Assembly and Romulus. According to dialog in DS9: "Call to Arms", the two were Alpha Quadrant powers.

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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