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Cygnet XIV was the inhabited fourteenth planet of the Cygnet system, in the Alpha Quadrant. The native society of the planet was dominated by women.

In 2267, the USS Enterprise put in to Cygnet XIV for general repair and maintenance. During the overhaul, the planet's inhabitants, deciding that the ship's computer lacked sufficient personality, modified it with a female one. This caused some annoyance to the crew, especially Captain Kirk, whom the computer voice often addressed as "dear", and Mr. Spock, who noted that the computer had "an unfortunate tendency to giggle."

Spock explained the computer's odd behavior to John Christopher when the pilot briefly visited the Enterprise in 1969 and witnessed its amorous interactions with Kirk. (TOS: "Tomorrow is Yesterday")


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This planet was only mentioned in dialogue.

The planet's location is inferred from the position of its system as seen in the star chart appearing in the Star Trek: Strange New Worlds episode "Strange New Worlds".

According to Star Trek: Star Charts ("United Federation of Planets I", "United Federation of Planets III") and the Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library ("Federation Historical Highlights, 2161-2385"), Cygnet XIV was a Federation member by 2378. The Cygnet system was located in the Alpha Quadrant. The system's primary was a K-class star.


The novels Beneath the Raptor's Wing and Synthesis suggested that this planet was related to Omega Cygni.

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