PLANET Saturn Alternate name(s): Sol VI Classification: Class J Affiliation: United Federation of Planets Location: Sol system
Moon(s): 62 Dominant Species: Human
For the mythological figure, see Saturn (mythology). Saturn (Sol VI) is a class J gas giant in the Sol system. The sixth planet from the sun, the planet's most distinguishing characteristic are the planet's rings.
In 2255, in an alternate reality, the Starfleet Academy Flight Range was located near Saturn. The Zeta Fleet Training Exercise was conducted in the Academy Flight Range that year and was centered on Starbase Zeta, an abandoned mining facility orbiting Titan. (TOS - Starfleet Academy novel: The Gemini Agent)
The first Borg cube to invade Sector 001 passed by Saturn on its way to Earth. The USS Enterprise-D, which was pursuing the cube, passed by the planet a few minutes later. (TNG episode: "The Best of Both Worlds")
planets visited by the USS Enterprise (alternate reality) Earth • Vulcan • Delta Vega (Vulcan system) • Saturn • Titan • Delta Vega (Delta Vega sector) • Taurus II • Makus III • Deneva • Gamma Trianguli VI • Beta III • New Vulcan • Phaedus • Nibiru • uninhabited planetoid • Parthenon 559 • Khitomer