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Eden
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The Enterprise in orbit of "Eden"

Type: Planet
Satellites: At least 2 moons
Location: Near the Romulan Neutral Zone
Romulan space
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The surface of "Eden"

Eden was an uninhabited planet. The planet had two moons. This planet was located along the Romulan side of the Neutral Zone.

While the planets atmosphere was capable of supporting humanoid life-forms the planet was completely devoid of all animal life. All of the plant life, even the grass, was filled with acid, which resulted in severe burns upon touch. This made the world virtually uninhabitable to humanoid life.

History

In 2269, the Tiburonian research engineer Doctor Sevrin began a quest to locate the mythical planet Eden, which he believed to be an idyllic, undiscovered planet. Gathering a group of loyal followers, Sevrin stole the space cruiser Aurora and embarked on his search. Sevrin and his followers were eventually located and apprehended by the crew of the USS Enterprise, although they were later on able to gain control of the ship.

Sevrin set the Enterprise on a course for the planet in Romulan space. Spock and Pavel Chekov had discovered the planet earlier by searching for an uncharted celestial body that corresponded with what Sevrin was looking for. They found the world by studying star charts and projecting the orbits of various planets. By mathematical processes, they were able to discern the location of this world by the effect it had on other known planets.

After the ship had crossed the Neutral Zone, the Enterprise arrived at the planet, to the surface of which Sevrin and his followers traveled in a shuttlecraft. Sevrin and the others were distressed to find, however, that the planet was uninhabitable to humanoid life. The party received severe burns, and the deaths of one of Sevrin's followers and Sevrin himself. Spock hoped that Irina Galliulin, one of Sevrin's followers, would not give up the search for Eden. (TOS: "The Way to Eden")

See also

Presumably, Eden was located in the Alpha Quadrant.
According to Star Trek Maps (pg. 25), Eden was the only planet that orbited the moderate white star UFC 3676543. It was first discovered by shipwrecked survivors of the Earth-Romulan War, who passed on stories of its mythical beauty.
According to Star Trek: Star Charts (pg. 60), Eden was located in the Eden planetary system. Eden was a G class star with a magnitude of +5, which was the same brightness as Sol. The system was located in or near the Devron sector.

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