- This article is about the Delta Quadrant planet. You may be looking for the TOS novel series Star Trek: New Earth.
This planet was so named when USS Voyager officers Captain Kathryn Janeway and Commander Chakotay briefly lived here in the year 2372 when they contracted a rare viral infection. (VOY episode: "Resolutions")
During this time, Chakotay had experienced romantic feelings towards his commanding officer, although he kept them to himself because of her engagement to Mark Johnson. (VOY - Distant Shores short story: "Isabo's Shirt")