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The Ardana system, also known as Rasalas and Mu Leonis, was an inhabited planetary system in the Beta Quadrant. The homeworld of the Ardanans, Ardana, was located in this system.

In 2256, this system's location was labeled on the star chart "Alpha/Beta Quadrant Overview" in the ready room aboard the USS Discovery. The star was located in the territory of the Klingon Empire. (TOS: "The Cloud Minders"; DIS: "Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad", "The War Without, The War Within")

In 2258, the system's location was labeled on a star chart seen on the main viewscreen of the USS Enterprise. It was controlled by the Klingon Empire. (DIS: "Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2")

In 2259, the location of this system was labeled on a stellar cartography chart that was seen on the USS Enterprise's ready room viewscreen. This system's symbol was a red Klingon Empire logo, indicating its affiliation with the empire. (SNW: "Strange New Worlds", "Children of the Comet", "Spock Amok")

Sometime after 2259, and prior to 2268, there was a territorial change, with the planet Ardana becoming a Federation member. (TOS: "The Cloud Minders")

The system's location was labeled in a Federation star chart that was in Fleet Admiral Kirsten Clancy's office at Starfleet Headquarters in 2399 and on the bridge of the USS Titan-A in 2401. The Ardana system was in or near to Klingon space. (PIC: "Maps and Legends", "The Next Generation", "Disengage")

This star system was only mentioned in writing.

The name of this system came from the source material used, the Star Trek: Star Charts and Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library, to create the star charts seen in both Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Picard. According to Star Trek: Star Charts (p. 62) and Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library ("Stellar Cartography", pp. 27, 30; "Federation Historical Highlights, 2161-2385"), the primary of the Ardana system was a K-class star. According to a map of the Klingon Empire – prepared by the Scribe K'Tark for the Klingon High Council in the Year of Kahless 893 (2266) – Ardana was identified as a Klingon system. This claim was propagandistic, as the Empire claimed many border systems and planets. This often put the Empire at odds with the Federation. In the revised Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Libary (Beta Quadrant: Local Space Extract), it was noted that Ardana was in Federation space.

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