For the similarly named planet, please see Aldebaron III.

Aldebaran III was the inhabited third planet orbiting the primary Aldebaran, in the Alpha Quadrant. This planet was located near the Ficus sector. (TOS: "The Deadly Years"; TNG: "Up The Long Ladder", okudagram; DIS: "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad")

A few years prior to 2267, Janet and Theodore Wallace performed experiments using carbohydrate compounds to slow the aging of plants at the Federation outpost on this planet. (TOS: "The Deadly Years")

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"al-DEB-uh-ron" was the pronunciation for this planet's name from the script pronunciation guide for "Prophet Motive".

According to, Aldebaran III was a long-time Federation member. This website, and the Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 1, p. 16) - in an article about the Aldebaran system - treated Aldebaron III and Aldebaran III as the same planet.

According to Star Trek: Star Charts ("United Federation of Planets I") in 2378, Aldebaran III (Alpha Tauri III) was listed as a Federation member.

Aldebaran, the primary of Aldebaran III, was located in the Alpha Quadrant on a star chart seen in the Star Trek: Discovery episode "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad".

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