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The USS Enterprise orbits Deneva during the neural parasite crisis in 2267.
Classification: Class M
Affiliation: United Federation of Planets
(Member State)
Location: Kappa Fornacis system, Beta Quadrant
Dominant Species: Various Federates
Population: Billions (pre-Borg Invasion);
0 (2381-present)

A lush and hospitable world without native intelligence, Deneva (also known as Deneva Prime and Kappa Fornacis III), charted and named by the Vulcans, was colonized by Humans in the early mid-22nd century, in order to establish mining operations in its star system's asteroid belt. It quickly became one of Earth's most economically indispensable and culturally influential colonies, in the Beta Quadrant's Kappa Fornacis star system. (ST reference: Star Charts, TOS reference: Star Fleet Medical Reference Manual, ENT episode: "Horizon") In fact, Deneva's status continued to rise until, by the 24th century, it was considered one of the core worlds of the United Federation of Planets. Sadly, the planet and its populace were annihilated during the Borg Invasion of 2381.

As the colony continued to grow in the late 22nd and early 23rd centuries, a scientific base started to develop on Deneva, which drew many scientific minds from all over the Federation. It was in the labs of Carter Winston's Resources Corporation of Deneva where the energy-channeling properties of dilithium were first observed by Federation researchers. (TOS reference: Star Trek Spaceflight Chronology, TOS novel: The Final Reflection)

Disaster struck Deneva in 2267 when a visiting transport ship from Ingraham B brought deadly neural parasites with them that took over the colonists' minds, making them build spaceships so that they could spread their influence. Fortunately, their plans were halted by Captain James T. Kirk (whose brother Sam and family were stationed on Deneva) and the crew of the USS Enterprise. Deaths from the invasion numbered close to twenty-one thousand, including Deneva's governor Newton Armitage, Sam Kirk, and his wife Aurelan. Deputy governor Helena Albrecht took over leadership of the colony. (TOS novelization: Operation -- Annihilate!, TOS novel: Provenance of Shadows)

Following the end of the parasite crisis, the citizens of Deneva got back on their feet and the colony continued. By the 2380s, two Denevans had served as President of the United Federation of Planets: Alohk Ixan from 2281 to 2284, and Adam Zagrin from 2301 to 2308. (ST roleplay module: Star Fleet Intelligence Manual: Agent's Orientation Sourcebook) By the 24th century, Deneva had become a Federation member state in its own right. (ST novel: Articles of the Federation)

In 2376 the First Minister of Bajor Shakaar Edon visited Deneva as part of a good will tour of the Federation. (DS9 novel: Unity)

By 2379, Otamad had been elected President of Deneva. (TNG novel: A Time to Heal)

Deneva and its entire population fell victim to the Borg during their invasion of the Alpha Quadrant in 2381, its entire population slaughtered and its surface geography reduced to ash. Among the deceased were the family of USS Enterprise-E security chief Jasminder Choudhury; Elieth, one of the sons of Titan tactical officer Tuvok; and Elieth's wife, Ione Kitain. (Star Trek: Destiny novel: Lost Souls)




Oceans and Seas

  • Aurelius Ocean
  • Terringen Ocean
  • Bolsibir Sea
  • Toran Sea



Points of Interest

  • Tate Spaceport
  • Norris Farm
  • Rose Farm
  • Scj Ranch
  • Sol's Ranch


  • Deneva Station
  • Jet City
  • Archer

Mirror Universe

In the mirror universe, Empress Sato I was to have been exiled to Deneva following her overthrow by General Shran. However, she was captured by anti-Empire rebels en route. (ENT novel: Age of the Empress)

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Deneva from orbit

Deneva (or Deneva Prime) was an M-class planet located in the Beta Quadrant. The planet was colonized by Humans during the mid-22nd century.

The surface of Deneva in the 2260s.

In 2266, the colony was overrun by a infestation of neural parasites. A large number of colonists were killed during the eight months before the infestation was cleared by the crew of the USS Enterprise. (TOS: "Operation -- Annihilate!")

After retiring from Starfleet in the early 2300s, José Tyler moved to Deneva and resided here until his death in 2329. (Star Trek: Daedalus)

Alexander Quint was born on Deneva in 2330. (Star Trek: Intrepid)

Eugene Hall retired to Deneva in 2363 following his resignation from Starfleet and marriage to Eleena. Their three children, Vandro, Tarqu and Valen were all born on Deneva in 2365, 2368 and 2372 respectively. (Star Trek: Daedalus)

Jenna Carson, Susan Cassoday, and Sonya Fiehrer once camped out on Deneva. During the campout, the planet's weather modification system failed, causing it to rain heavily at their campsite during the entire campout. (USS Baldwin: "Like the Rain")

External links

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