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Aldebaran (also known as Alpha Tauri) is a multiple star system in Federation space, located almost 20 parsecs (65 light years) from Earth, where it is visible as the brightest star in the constellation of Taurus. This star is in the Aldebaran sector. (ST references: The Worlds of the Federation, Star Charts)

The Federation starships USS Aldebaran were named for this system. (TOS reference: Star Fleet Technical Manual, DS9 novel: Avatar, Book One)

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Alpha Tauri A is an orange giant while Alpha Tauri B is a red dwarf. Alpha Tauri B orbits the primary at a distance of 97.5 billion kilometres. A reflective trail of mineral and ice debris can be seen trailing behind Alpha Tauri B as it travels along its orbit.

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Stars, systems and objects of the Taurus constellation
19 Tauri (q Tauri, Taygeta)20 Tauri (Maia) • 23 Tauri (Merope) • 25 Tauri (Alcyone, Eta Tauri)38 Tauri (Davlos, Nu Tauri)54 Tauri (Gamma Tauri) • 74 Tauri (Ain, Epsilon Tauri)87 Tauri (Aldebaran, Alpha Tauri)112 Tauri (Al Nath, Beta Tauri, Gamma Aurigae)Ain (74 Tauri, Epsilon Tauri)Alcyone (25 Tauri, Eta Tauri)Aldebaran (87 Tauri, Alpha Tauri)Alpha Epsilon TauriBeta Tauri (112 Tauri, Al Nath, Gamma Aurigae)Davlos (38 Tauri, Nu Tauri)Gamma Tauri (54 Tauri) • Epsilon Tauri (Ain, 74 Tauri)Eta Tauri (25 Tauri, Alcyone)Maia (20 Tauri) • Merope (23 Tauri) • Nu Tauri (38 Tauri, Davlos)q Tauri (19 Tauri, Taygeta)T Tauri
Eta Eridani sector block
Aldebaran sector Aldebaran (Aldebaran A, Aldebaran B, etc.: Aldebaran IAldebaran IIAldebaran IIIAldebaran IV) • AzhaBeta Leonis Minoris (Beta XII-A) • Deep Space Station K-7Sherman system (Sherman's Planet) • Traelus (Traelus II)
Archanis sector Ajilon system (Ajilon Prime) • Archanis system (Archanis IV) • GanaldaOtha
Donatu sector AlhenaBepi 113Cursa system (Cursa) • Donatu (Donatu V) • Drozana (Drozana Station) • Ker'rat system (Ker'rat) • Starbase 157 (Starbase 157 system)Zibal (Zibalia)

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