Nijen Danehl was a female Makusian in the 23rd century.

In 2274, Captain Danehl was the commanding officer of the Capella-class USS Hypatia, then attached to the Federation Department of Temporal Investigations. She greeted Commander Satak of the VHC Muroc after his ship had been displaced by a subspace confluence, and introduced him to Commander Spock. (DTI novel: Forgotten History)