Fandom

Memory Beta, non-canon Star Trek Wiki

Planetoid

48,503pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Planetoid is the designation for a small planet-like body typically in orbit of a star.

Examples of planetoids include Darien 224 and Anomaly. (EV comic: "Cloak and Dagger"; TOS novel: Planet of Judgment)

In the 23rd century the Gorn maintained an training outpost on a hostile * jungled planetoid, which in 2282 the shuttlecraft Kepler crash-landed on. (TOS comic: "Alien Spotlight: The Gorn")

Under contemporary astronomical terminology some planetoids might be designated dwarf planets. However that term was only coined in 2006 and has only had limited use in licensed Star Trek products to date, while the term planetoid has both common usage in past products and continues to be used in contemporary publications.

See alsoEdit

ConnectionsEdit


multiverseuniversegalaxy
Galactic regions: quadrantsectorclusternebulastar system
System bodies: starplanetplanetoiddwarf planetasteroidmeteoroidcomet

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki