- For other uses, see Pollux.
Pollux (or Beta Geminorum) is a star with an associated star system, located in the Beta Quadrant, in Federation space. Pollux is around 33 light-years from Earth, where it is visible as part of the constellation of Gemini. Pollux is a K0IIIb class orange star, an orange giant. (ST reference: Star Charts)
The Federation starships USS Pollux, including the Pollux-class, were named for this location.
The star system at Pollux contains the planet Pollux II. (TOS comic: "All of Me")
The Pollux system is the location of the planet Pollux IV. (TOS episode: "Who Mourns for Adonais?")
The star system at Pollux contains the planet Pollux V. (TOS video game: 25th Anniversary)