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The USS Al-Batani was a 24th century Federation starship operated by Starfleet.

Captain Owen Paris was the commanding officer of this ship. This was the first posting of Kathryn Janeway. (VOY: "Caretaker", "Shattered")

While under the command of Captain Paris, the Al-Batani participated in the Arias Expedition, with Janeway serving as the ship's science officer. (VOY: "Caretaker", "Live Fast and Prosper")

One memorable incident aboard the Al-Batani was when Janeway accidentally disabled power to six decks after misaligning the ship's positronic relays. (VOY: "Shattered")

During one of the missions aboard the Al-Batani, the ship became trapped for three days by intense gravimetric forces inside a proto-nebula. (VOY: "Bride of Chaotica!")

According to the Star Trek Encyclopedia (4th ed., vol. 2, p. 326), this starship was an Excelsior-class vessel; its registry number was stated to have been NCC-42995.
The Al-Batani appears to be named after the 9th and 10th-century Arab prince and astronomer of the same name.

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