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Inferna Prime was the inhabited prime planet in its star system. The system was located in the Alpha Quadrant. The planet was located eight days away from Deep Space 9 at the cruising warp speed of a Danube-class runabout.

In 2373, the Federation Grand Jury was convened on this world to hear a case concerning the Orion Syndicate. Quark was a witness in the case and was called to Inferna Prime to testify, but the Syndicate attempted to have him killed en route. (DS9: "The Ascent")

In 2399, the location of Inferna Prime was labeled in a Federation star chart that was in Fleet Admiral Kirsten Clancy's office at Starfleet Headquarters. This planet was in or near to Federation space. (PIC: "Maps and Legends")

In 3189, the location of Inferna Prime was denoted on a holographic star chart of the galaxy at Federation Headquarters. (DIS: "Die Trying")

In 3190, the location of Inferna Prime was labeled on a star chart used by Commander Paul Stamets for tracking the movement of the Dark Matter Anomaly through the galaxy. (DIS: "The Examples")


Background information

This planet was only mentioned in dialogue.

"in-FER-nuh" was the pronunciation for this planet's name from the script pronunciation guide. [1]

The Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 1, p. 363) identified Inferna Prime as a Federation world. identified the world as a UFP member or as an associate member. [2]

According to Star Trek: Star Charts ("United Federation of Planets I") and Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library ("Federation Historical Highlights, 2161-2385"), the Inferna (Zeta Herculis) system was a quadrinary star system consisting of a pair of G-class stars, an F-class star, and a K-class star. In 2378, Inferna Prime was listed as a Federation member.

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