Ronara Prime was the inhabited prime planet in its star system. This system was located in the Demilitarized Zone.

In 2370, Lieutenant Ro Laren was sent to Ronara on an undercover mission to infiltrate the Maquis. She was masquerading as a Starfleet fugitive, and successfully caught the attention of Santos, who brought her to a Maquis colony. (TNG: "Preemptive Strike")


Background information

The name of this planet was from the script. Both and the Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 2, p. 237) classified Ronara Prime as a M-class planet.

According to the script, the pronunciation of Ronara was "ruh-NAH-ruh". [1]

The matte painting of the Ronara Prime surface was originally used in DS9: "Shadowplay" to represent Yadera II.

According to Star Trek: Star Charts (p. 47, "United Federation of Planets I") and Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library ("Federation Historical Highlights, 2161-2385"), the Ronara system was located in the Alpha Quadrant. The system's primary was a F-class star. By 2378, Ronara Prime had become a Federation member.

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