Alpha Centauri system

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Myriad Universes: Alpha Centauri system
Alpha Centauri system
Affiliation United Federation of Planets[1]
System Type Trinary[2]
Primary Star Alpha Centauri A (G2V)[2]
Planets Alpha Centauri (Class M)[2]
Companion Stars  • Alpha Centauri B (K3V)[2]
 • Proxima Centauri (Alpha Centauri C) (M3V)[2]

A trinary star system, Alpha Centauri is located 4.35 light years from the Sol system in the Alpha Centauri Sector (aka Sector 002) of the Beta Quadrant. Alpha Centauri A is a Type G2V (bright yellow dwarf) star, similar to Sol, and Alpha Centauri B is a Type K3V (orange dwarf) star. The third star, Proxima Centauri, is a Type M3V (bright red dwarf) star.[2]

Later in life, warp drive inventor Zefram Cochrane took up residence in this star system.[3] In the future altered by the premature death of Gabriel Bell, the lack of an Earth-fostered Federation left the Romulans free to expand as far as Alpha Centauri. One of its components is Proxima Centauri.[4]

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