"We created something beautiful today... in a desolate wasteland that had never seen life."

Delta 2 was the designation for an uninhabited and unnamed class 4 moon in the Veda system. The Federation had surveyed the moon by the mid-23rd century, naming major geographical regions and collecting samples.

A navigational diagram indicated the planet's coordinates as 803.16 80 10.

Agri-transport vessels descend into the Delta 2 atmosphere

In 2257, during the Federation-Klingon War, the moon was terraformed with Prototaxites stellaviatori by the USS Discovery so as to provide a new source of mycelium spores for its spore drive. (DIS: "The War Without, The War Within")


These labels are in fact features of the planet Mercury.
According to the revised edition of the Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library ("History of the United Federation of Planets"), the Veda system was located in the Beta Quadrant.
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