Barnard's Star (also known as V2500 Ophiuchi) is a star system, a binary star in the space of the galaxy's Alpha Quadrant

This binary consists of two type M red stars located about 1.8 parsecs (5.9 light-years) from Earth, where it is visible in the constellation of Ophiuchus. Barnard's Star lies in Sector 001, in the general vicinity of Beta Comae Berenices and Sol. (ST references: Spaceflight Chronology, Star Charts)

In the 2370s, Federation manufacturing satellites were located near Barnard's Star. (DS9 novel: The Laertian Gamble)



Stars, systems and objects of the Ophiuchus constellation
22 Ophiuchi36 Ophiuchi60 Ophiuchi1440 Ophiuchi • (1440 Ophiuchi B) • 1616 OphiuchiAlpha Ophiuchi (Rasalhague)Beta Ophiuchi (Cebelrai)Gamma OphiuchiKappa OphiuchiV2292 Ophiuchi (Delta, Lta)V2500 Ophiuchi (Barnard's Star)V843 Ophiuchi (Kepler's Star)

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