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Daran V was the inhabited fifth planet in its star system of the Alpha Quadrant. It had a population of 3.724 billion individuals as of 2268.


In 2293, the location of Daran V in the Milky Way Galaxy was labeled in a star chart that was in Captain James T. Kirk's quarters aboard the USS Enterprise-A. (Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, okudagram)

In 2371, the location of Daran V was labeled in a star chart Data and Picard were studying in stellar cartography on the USS Enterprise-D. (Star Trek Generations, okudagram)

In 2376, the location of Daran V was labeled in a star chart in astrometrics on the USS Voyager. (VOY: "Child's Play", okudagram)


In 2268, the crew of the USS Enterprise discovered the ten thousand-year-old Fabrini asteroid vessel, the Yonada, 396 days away from Daran V. The vessel had veered off course and was about to impact Daran V, killing all of the planet's population and the vessel's population. Fortunately, the Yonada's course was altered away from Daran V by the actions of the crew of the Enterprise. (TOS: "For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky")


Background information

According to, Daran V was an M-class Federation planet. [1]


The novel Ex Machina reveals that Daran V was home to a pterodactyl-like race called the Shesshran (β). They had silver skin, a long sharp beak, bat-like wings and a saurian tail. The Shesshran called their home planet Kachissat.

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