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Note: X and Y are coordinates (light years on XY plane) relative to Terra at (0, 0)
|X:Y Coordinates||-405.294 : -709.228[e]|
The Beehive Cluster is a stellar cluster containing hundreds of stars and is located a little over 800 light-years from Terra in the Rimward sector of the Deep Periphery. The Beehive Cluster lies on the Coreward border of the huge Perseus-Cepherus Cloud Complex and was still largely unexplored at the close of the thirty-first century. Although the Beehive Cluster had only been partially explored by Interstellar Expeditions as late as 3095, the evidence gathered by the IE survey teams indicated that the Beehive Cluster was old enough that although the gravitational influence of so many nearby stars made habitable worlds relatively rare, those more habitable worlds that did exist were sufficiently old enough to have a likely chance of possessing rudimentary ecosystems.
The Beehive Cluster was first identified in 2012 with the publication of Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions. Other than the astrogeographical location of the Beehive Cluster, little information was provided on the cluster; in the absence of further information on the Deep Periphery no further detail is likely to be available on the Beehive Cluster.
- Interstellar Players 3: Interstellar Expeditions, p. 76, "Deep Periphery (Rimward Sector)"