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Aldebaran III

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For the similarly named planet, please see Aldebaron III.

Aldebaran III was the inhabited third planet orbiting Aldebaran. This planet was located near the Ficus sector. (TOS: "The Deadly Years"; TNG: "Up The Long Ladder", okudagram)

A few years prior to 2267, Janet and Theodore Wallace performed experiments using carbohydrate compounds to slow the aging of plants at the Federation outpost on this planet. (TOS: "The Deadly Years")


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"al-DEB-uh-ron" was the pronunciation for this planet's name from the script pronunciation guide for "Prophet Motive".

According to, the Aldebaran (Bayer designation Alpha Tauri) system was located 68 light years from the Sol system. Aldebaran had a spectral classification of K5. The article's writer believed this planet and Aldebaron III were the same planet. The planet was a long-time Federation member. [1]

According to the Star Trek: Star Charts ("United Federation of Planets I"), Aldebaran III (or Alpha Tauri III) was a Federation member in 2378.

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