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There doesn't seem to be enough evidence to point to the conclusion that the map references were about a star called Delta Vega and not the planet called Delta Vega. Better to have a single article me thinks. --Pseudohuman (talk) 14:20, July 19, 2014 (UTC)

We have a sector named Delta Vega. Canonically, the majority of known sectors are named after a people (the Cardassian sector, the Tholian sector) or after a star (the Sol sector, the Archanis sector). Yes, the maps could be possibly referring to a planet. Now, the problem for me with the maps is their inconsistency. I had to face this issue when it came to deciding what to do with the map from Star Trek VI. We had a list of locations. I had to answer the question, is this a star? is this a planet? When I couldn't answer this question, when there wasn't enough information, I called the location an astronomical object. In the case of Delta Vega, we have evidence that there is a star named Delta Vega in the name of the sector. So, I am opposed to the merger.Throwback (talk) 16:31, July 19, 2014 (UTC)

And then we have the Bajor sector, Takara sector, Rakhar sector all seemingly named after planets. And the one that clearly is: Genesis sector. I would say it is completely wrong to interpret that Delta Vega in the maps and in the sector name refers to a star. When we have a canonically established planet with that name. --Pseudohuman (talk) 17:14, July 19, 2014 (UTC)

Do we know that for sure that these four examples are named after planets? They could have been named after stars. We have had systems that share the same name as the planet, for example, Qo'noS is in the Qo'noS system. And, the Qo'noS system is in the Qo'nos sector. And, looking at the images available about the Mutara Nebula, there was no sun near Regula. Yet, we have a star after the detonation of the Genesis device. Could the Genesis device created both a planet and a star? It's an open-ended question.Throwback (talk) 19:08, July 22, 2014 (UTC)

No, it's not. It just doesn't fit into your fanon rationalizations. We dont create articles based on those. Sorry. --Pseudohuman (talk) 16:00, July 26, 2014 (UTC)

I feel you have failed to answer the question and have resorted to a personal attack. The question is, Do you know that for sure that these four examples are named after planets?Throwback (talk) 05:03, July 30, 2014 (UTC)

I didn't answer, as it doesn't really matter. According to Star Trek: The Next Generation Writers' Technical Manual (season 4, pg. 19), "Sectors are properly known by a three-to-six digit number (i.e. Sector 18834), but many sectors have common names for their major star systems or planets." Not canon, but I assume these are the guides the writers go with when naming sectors. --Pseudohuman (talk) 11:54, July 30, 2014 (UTC)

I read the first line of this thread, which to me sounds like, Could the map reference be a planet? I raise a point, you raise a counterpoint, I raise a point, then you counterpoint with a disparagment - thanks for that (I am being sarcastic), - and I attempt to "man up" by not responding negatively to someone I feel is acting as a troll and who I feel hostility towards and I attempt to bring the subject back to a question, and in your last post you evade answering by referring to a non-canon source. I feel it does matter that you do answer, in your own words, as you were the one who started this thread, with the question, could the map reference be a planet?Throwback (talk) 15:12, July 30, 2014 (UTC)
You're just weighting different assumptions against each other hoping to somehow end up with a solid fact. Do we know that for sure that these four examples are named after planets? Could the map reference be a planet? Well, we know nothing of that sort for sure, and when it comes down to it anything could be a reference to anything. Now to synthesize these conclusions : we can't know for certain there's a star called Delta Vega, and therefore its problematic to have a page on the Delta Vega star. The closest thing to a valid, assumption-free page on this label would be a page on the label - essentially, what is known as a disambiguation page -- Capricorn (talk) 17:23, July 30, 2014 (UTC)
I don't know how to do a disambiguation page. I have read the instructions, and I am baffled by them. At this point, I concede that I am unable to think and reason clearly. If there is a merger, so be it.Throwback (talk) 18:32, July 30, 2014 (UTC)

Always good to go with producers intent when something is canonically a bit uncertain. :) --Pseudohuman (talk) 18:47, July 30, 2014 (UTC)

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