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The 51 Pegasi system is approximately 50.1 lightyears away from Earth, in the constellation Pegasus.[1] The stars planetary system was controlled by the Covenant during 2545,[2] and was home to 51 Pegasi B and Pegasi Delta, used by the Covenant in mining Deuterium and Tritium from the moon's rich oceans.

51 Pegasi was the very first main sequence (sun-like) star discovered to have a planet in orbit around it.

Pegasi Delta was also the home of an attack by the UNSC in 2545, in which 300 Spartan-III's from Beta Company were deployed from the UNSC All Under Heaven to destroy a Covenant refinery. The mission was a succes but only Tom-B292 and Lucy-B091 survived.



  1. Wikipedia's article on 51 Pegasi
  2. Halo:Ghosts of Onyx, page 13
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