The planet Albegad is a Deltan colony established thirty-five years ago on the world of Dwan III in the Dwan star system, in 2253

It is an example of the drastic terraforming measures practised before the current Federation ecological preservation policy was formed. Deltan planetary engineers used orbital bombardment with ice asteroids and extreme tractor manipulation of the planetary plates to induce the terraforming that turned the planet into a virtual duplicate of Delta