The Hestia system was a star system that was orbited by at least other five planets, including Hestia V, and it's moon Meridian. The Hestia system is a human outer colony system, governed by UEG.
During the Human-Covenant war, the system was attacked by the Covenant in 2548. For the following three years, Meridian was glassed during the Battle of Meridian.
The planetary system is named after Hestia, the Greek Goddess of the hearth, family, and domestic life. Her Roman equivalent is Vesta.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Halo Waypoint - Locations - Meridian