The Loracus system was a star system. The system consisted of Loracus Prime, which was located in the Gagarin Radiation Belt. Until recently, travel to the system was impossible. This changed when the primary into an era of relative solar stability. The system was located less than 90 light years from the Sol system.
In the early 22nd century, an Earth science survey team visited the system. The biologist A.E. Hodgkin, inspired by his discoveries on the planet, invented Hodgkin's Law. (ENT: "Strange New World", set artwork).