- For other uses, see Canopus.
Canopus (or Alpha Carinae) is a star with a system located 310 light years from Sol in the Beta Quadrant. The Canopus-class starship, as well as other vessels called USS Canopus are all named for this location. The system contains at least five planets, three of which are inhabited. (TOS episodes: "Wolf in the Fold", "Where No Man Has Gone Before", "Arena")
- Canopus primary