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- Distance from Sol: 16.77 lyrs, 5.143 par
- Type of System: Singular
- Color: A7-White Main Sequence
- Right Ascension: 19h 50m 47.002s
- Declination: +8Â° 52' 6.03"
- 2335: Fleeing the wrath of the Shivans, a group of Vasudans land on Altair and discover the remnants of an alien civilisation (including information on how to track vessels into subspace).
- 2367: Admiral Bosch uses Ancient artifacts from Altair and other systems to unlock the Knossos portal ilocated at Gamma Draconis.