Lya IV was the inhabited fourth planet in its star system. This planet, in Sector 30/489, was located near the Giles Belt and the Nel Bato system.

In the mid-2360s, a Federation outpost was located on this planet.

In 2366, the freighter Jovis, commanded by Kivas Fajo, spent more than half a day in orbit of this planet. While at this planet, Fajo entertained his friend Palor Toff. The outpost would later send a message to the USS Enterprise that Kivas Fajo's ship had been seen at the planet.(TNG: "The Most Toys")

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This planet was located in a subsector with the reference number of 321-053.

According to the Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 2, p. 324), the outpost at Lya IV, which was referred to once in the episode as a station, was a space station.

According to Star Trek: Star Charts (p. 47) and Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library ("Federation Historical Highlights, 2161-2385"), the Lya system was located in the Alpha Quadrant. It was a binary system with a pair of A-class stars. Lya Station Alpha was located in this system. In the late 24th century, this was a Federation system.