Benes IV
Image from Steve Bowers
Benes IV is an icy Titanian type world with a thick atmosphere
BD -13°544 HR 857
Spectral type K1 V
Distance from Sol 33.8 ly (J2000 epoch)

Inhospitable inner sphere world, originally a failed Truth-Santaya settlement attempt that was later leased by a small group of Genetekkerese Dionysians (no-one else wanted it) who developed a colony there. Was a member of the members of the Eridanus League during the middle and late Federation period.

During the late expansion era Natural Order members of the Taurus Nexus were exiled there following the Kibfrey and Gorg incident. During the middle Empires era they eventually developed into the unique if short-lived Benes Nat Ord Dionys culture.
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Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Initially published on 08 October 2001.