(Alpha Boötis) A centre of the distributed Cyberian Network. Seen from Sol this is the brightest star in the constellation Boötes (the herdsman). It is a red giant (spectral type K1.5IIIp). Arcturus is 34 light-years from Sol. It has an absolute magnitude of 0.2.
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    District of space with irregular borders of 10 to 20 LY on side, the most notable astronomic feature is the red giant Arcturus. This region is home to a number of small independent polities. There is a fairly strong Cyberian presence in the region.
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Text by M. Alan Kazlev

Initially published on 07 October 2001.