List of Doctor Who planets

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This is a list of planets, fictional or otherwise, that are mentioned in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who and its spinoff literature.


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A[edit]

  • Abydos is a planet mentioned in The Leisure Hive.
  • Adipose 3 is the lost breeding planet of the Adipose ("Partners in Crime"). In "The Stolen Earth", Davros is revealed to be responsible for its disappearance. The planet is returned to its rightful place in "Journey's End".
  • Agora is the homeworld of the Sixth Doctor's companion Grant Markham. In 2191, the Cybermen attempted to convert the planet into a Cybermen breeding ground to rebuild their race in the Virgin Missing Adventures book, Killing Ground.
  • Alfava Metraxis (aka. Alfalfa Metraxis) is a planet in the Dundra System, once home to the extinct Aplans, and colonised by humans sometime in the 51st century. It is home to more than one "Maze of the dead", mass tombs where the dead are supposedly buried in the walls and represented with statues. However, all of the statues are revealed to be Weeping Angels. The Doctor, Amy and River Song landed on this planet in The Time of Angels after following the path of the spaceship, Byzantium. Alfalfa Metraxis is the 7th planet in the Dundra System and has 11 hour days.
  • Algol is a planet mentioned in Destiny of the Daleks.
  • Alpha Canis One, also called Canis Major, is the home planet of the Canisians, a war-mongering race encountered in Death Comes to Time.
  • Althrace is the name of both a star system and its primary planet, visited by the Fifth Doctor in the Doctor Who Monthly comic strip, "The Tides of Time". The planets of the system were bolted together around a white hole. The system was home to a race of Higher Evolutionaries, and to the demon Melanicus.
  • Alvega is the closest planet to Skaro, inhabited by the vegetable race the Amaryll. When the Daleks invaded the planet, they were defeated by the Amaryll Controller who controlled all Amaryll on the planet in the TV Century 21 comic The Amaryll Challenge.
  • Alzarius is Adric's homeworld, located in E-Space. It appeared in the serial Full Circle. Its galactic coordinates are identical to those of Gallifrey—except they were negative.[1] Alzarius is covered in lush, dense forests and marshlands. Every 50 years, the planet is dragged further away from its sun by a larger planet, causing a phenomenon known as "Mistfall".
  • Amanopia is the homeworld of a race blue humanoids that trade body parts and of an enemy known as Sou Til. It is mentioned in a special Doctor Who scene on Tonight's the Night.
  • Anagonia is a planet mentioned in the Seventh Doctor story The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Anathema is the homeworld of the Eighth Doctor's companion Compassion.
  • Androzani Major and Androzani Minor are a pair of planets that form the setting of the serial The Caves of Androzani. Androzani Minor features a network of caves, inhabited by spectrox-producing giant bats. When the planet moved closer to Androzani Major, mud burst from Androzani Minor's core. The planets are located in the Sirius system. Both planets were once covered by water but have become hot and arid desert planets. Native life on Androzani Minor includes the Magma Beast, which lives in Androzani Minor's bubbling mud pools. Androzani Major was also named as the place which the Harvest Rangers were from in the 2011 Christmas Special, 'The Doctor, the Widow and the wardrobe'.
  • Aneth, home of the Anethans, was forced to pay tribute to the planet Skonnos in the Fourth Doctor story The Horns of Nimon.
  • Anima Persis is a geo-psychic world, inhabited by the psychic ghosts of its long-dead inhabitants; it was visited by the Doctor in Death Comes to Time. The planet is completely sterile and barren due to wars on the planet long ago.
  • Anura is a planet almost entirely covered in water, home to an amphibian race. Mergrass was an Anuran (The Infinite Quest).
  • Apalapucia[2] is a paradise planet visited by the Eleventh Doctor, Amy Pond and Rory Williams in "The Girl Who Waited". According to the Doctor, the planet was voted Number 2 in the Top Ten Destinations for The Discerning Space Traveller, and boasts soaring spires, silver colonnades and the mirrored Glasmir mountains. The planet had a pinkish-purple sky and an oxygen-rich atmosphere. Upon arrival, however, the travellers find the planet deserted, following an outbreak of the contagious alien disease Chen7.
  • Aractus is a planet mentioned in Wooden Heart.
  • Arcadia is a planet colonised by humans in the 25th century, and the setting of the Virgin New Adventures novel Deceit. In the Torchwood episode "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang", part of the plot revolves around Captain Jack Harkness's former partner Captain John Hart's search for an Arcadian diamond. The Mayflower, a colony ship seen in the Doctor Who Monthly comic strip "Profits of Doom," was headed to settle Arcadia. In "Vincent and the Doctor", Amy Pond mentions that the Doctor had taken her to visit Arcadia. It is not confirmed whether these instances all refer to the same planet.
  • Arcateen V is a planet mentioned in "Invasion of the Bane" (The Sarah Jane Adventures). It is the home planet of the Butterfly People,[3] which include a "star poet" associate of Sarah Jane Smith, and a criminal called Mary in "Greeks Bearing Gifts" (Torchwood).
  • Archetryx is the home planet of a time-active race, visited in the audio drama The Apocalypse Element, and mentioned in other Doctor Who audio dramas.
  • Arden, the home of the Shenn, is the setting for the Virgin Missing Adventures book Shadowmind.
  • Arfeliosogrefft is the land of the rebel Gallifreyans who refused to just stand by and observe the death of men.
  • Argolis is the setting of the serial The Leisure Hive. Argolis is the first of the Argolin leisure planets. Argolis became radioactive after the Argolins' 20-minute war with the Foamasi. The surviving Argolins then built a Leisure Hive, and abandoned their war-like culture to promote peace and understanding between alien races.
  • Aridius is a planet in a binary star system that was once completely covered by oceans; its orbit around its suns was altered, causing to become a desert. The only remaining species are the amphibious Aridians and the octopus-like Mire Beasts. It is the setting for the beginning of The Chase.
  • Arkannis Major is a planet visited by the Doctor, Rose and Jack in The Stealers of Dreams, where fiction is banned. It is also known as Colony World 4378976.Delta Four, Oneiros, Journey's End, and Discovery.
  • Arkheon, also known as the Planet of Ghosts, is a planet located near the Crab Nebula, just past the Pleiades, left at the Blue Star Worlds. Temporal echoes resembling ghosts roamed the surface due to a temporal fissure in the planet's core. The world was virtually destroyed by the Daleks, but the remains were visited in Prisoner of the Daleks.
  • Artaris is a planet visited in the Excelis Trilogy of audio plays, beginning with Excelis Dawns. Excelis was a major city-state on the planet. Bernice Summerfield and Iris Wildthyme also visited the planet.
  • Asgard is a planet on which the Doctor and River Song went picnicking. It was mentioned in "Silence in the Library".
  • Astra is a planet mentioned in The Rescue. The crew of Vicki's space ship were travelling from Earth to Astra when they crashed on Dido.
  • Asylum Planet The planet where the Doctor, Amy and Rory are sent to by the Dalek Empire in the episode Asylum of the Daleks. It was where all insane and malfunctioning Daleks were sent by the Dalek Empire. The planet was infected with Nanospores which transformed anyone, living or dead, into a Dalek, or zombie-like version of a Dalek. It was blown up by the Dalek Empire at the end of the episode.
  • Atrios is one of the planets at war in The Armageddon Factor.
  • Augea is planet mentioned in Sting of the Zygons. The planet mirrors Greek mythology and the Twelve Labours of Hercules.
  • Auros is a planet colonised by humans in the Earth Empire, with a temperate climate and a single small moon. It was destroyed in the novel Prisoner of the Daleks.
  • Avalon is planet with six moons. Once home to an advanced race, it was colonised by humans, setting up a nation named Elbyon. The Doctor visited Avalon circa 3025 in the novel The Sorcerer's Apprentice.
  • Axista Four is the planet on which the Independent Earth Colony was founded by Stewart Ransom in 2439. The Second Doctor, Jamie McCrimmon, and Zoe Heriot visited this colony in 2539 in the Past Doctor Adventures book, The Colony of Lies.
  • Azure is a blue planet seen from the ships in the Fourth Doctor story Nightmare of Eden.

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  • Balhoon is possibly the homeworld of the Moxx of Balhoon, as seen in "The End of the World".
  • Bandraginus 5 was a planet rich in the rare mineral Oolion until it was destroyed by Zanak in The Pirate Planet. It had over a thousand million inhabitants.
  • Bandril is the planet of the Bandrils, the enemies of the Karfelons in the Sixth Doctor story Timelash.
  • Bane World is said to be the planet of the Bane even though it may not be its specific name.
  • Barcelona is a planet where dogs have no noses, mentioned in "The Parting of the Ways" and the 2005 Children in Need special, and also in "The Fires of Pompeii". In the Doctor's opinion, it is a "fantastic place".
  • Baydafarn is a planet mentioned in the Ninth Doctor novel Only Human. There was an infinite recession on this planet, leading to the ban of the psychic credit card.
  • Bel Belannia II and Belannia IV's sun.
  • Belannia II Another planet mentioned in the 8th Doctor adventures.
  • Belannia IV The Eighth Doctor and Sam visited this planet in Beltempest.
  • Belepheron A planet mentioned in the Tenth Doctor New Series Adventures novel The Last Dodo.
  • Bellaphores A planet mentioned in The Two Doctors.
  • Bessan A planet mentioned in "School Reunion", one of many planets conquered by the Krillitanes.
  • Beta Two a planet mentioned in State of Decay. Discovered to be located in the Perugellis System.
  • Betelgeuse a planet mentioned in Destiny of the Daleks.
  • Betrushia features in the Virgin New Adventures novel St Anthony's Fire.
  • Biblios: It is also known as the library planet. All the data in the known universe is stored here, even about the Doctor himself and about his adventures. The Fourth Doctor and K9 Mark II visited this planet in the comic strip "War of the Words".
  • Blenhorm Ogin A planet mentioned briefly in the novel Prisoner of the Daleks.
  • Blestinu was a world on which the Parakon Corporation caused a war to generate dead bodies to fertilise rapine. Blestinuians were a reptilian race.
  • Blini-Gaar Planet visited by the seventh Doctor in the novel Prime Time. It is an agricultural world with an all-encompassing televisual culture. It has a single moon, Blinni-Orkos.
  • Bliss A planet that has been subject to experiments, visited by the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Hex in Enemy of the Daleks.
  • Bonarcha Anarda a planet mentioned in The Power of Kroll, where there are methane-catalysing refineries in every town.
  • Boromeo a planet mentioned in the Seventh Doctor adventure The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Bortresoye is the homeplanet of the Eighth Doctor's companion C'rizz. This planet appeared in the Big Finish Productions adventure The Creed of the Kromon.
  • Bruydac is the homeplanet of the Bruydac, an alien race featured in the Torchwood original novel Another Life.
  • Brus A planet mentioned in Nightmare of Eden. Brus has a light blue atmosphere and has a variety of vegetation. The ground is always covered by a thick white rolling mist that is as thick as a cloud. Tanish-yellow mountains can be seen in the distance. Brus is seen in the first picture shown to Romana on the cinomatograph in Nightmare Of Eden.
  • Bouken A barren, desert planet rich in oil and covered by tanish-yellow sand first mentioned in the second episode of The Infinite Quest and the prime setting of the third, fourth and fifth episodes. It is in orbit around three artificial suns. It is the location of the first data chip that will lead to The Infinite.

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  • Calliopticon, home planet to the dwarf people race, the Meticons. Mentioned in The Dalek Pocketbook and Space Travellers Guide.
  • Calufrax A dead, icy planet which was in actuality a disguised segment of The Key to Time in The Pirate Planet.
  • Calufrax Minor Mentioned in "The Stolen Earth" as one of the 27 planets taken by Davros. The comic series "The Forgotten" specifies that is not the same planet as Calufrax. It is home to an insect-like species of parasites.
  • Carsus is a planet which the Sixth Doctor and Mel visited in the Past Doctor Adventures book, Spiral Scratch. The Library of Carsus, the largest knowledge repository in the universes, is located on this planet. It is located in the same stellar system as Lakertya.
  • Cassius A planet mentioned in The Sun Makers as part of Earth's solar system.
  • Castor 36 A planet promised to Luke Rattigan by the Sontarans in The Poison Sky .
  • Castrovalva The lush, green world seen in the Fifth Doctor story of that name.
  • Catastrophea features in the Past Doctor Adventures novel of that name.
  • Catrigan Nova a planet The Master promises to take his wife to in "Last of the Time Lords". It has whirlpools of gold.
  • Centauri Seven a planet mentioned in Time and the Rani.
  • Cep Cassalon, a group of integrated planets, are mentioned in the book Monsters and Villains, and are referenced as a place in the year five billion where the Face of Boe is known as 'the Creature that God Forgot'.
  • Chavic Five is a planet mentioned in "The Long Game", the government of which has collapsed by the year 200,000, reducing the emigration of its inhabitants.
  • Cheem Home planet of the Forest of Cheem, highly evolved trees who sent delegates to witness The End of the World.
  • Cheetah Planet is the unnamed homeworld of the Cheetah People in the Seventh Doctor serial Survival. It is a beautiful world, with sand dunes and forests near a great lake. It is also a deadly world, where the natives share a symbiotic relationship.
  • Chelonia is the home of the Chelonians, tortoise-like aliens introduced in the Virgin New Adventures novel The Highest Science.
  • Chimeria a lush, green planet mentioned in Delta and the Bannermen. It is known as "The Garden Planet".
  • Chimera IV A forest planet that holds sanctuary for the kind Chimerans, descended from the Chimeras that left ancient Greece.
  • Chloris is the setting of the Fourth Doctor serial The Creature from the Pit. In The Creature from the Pit, Chloris is discovered to be a lush, green jungle planet high in vegetable matter but low in minerals. Through extensive research, the planet is discovered to have two suns.
  • Chronos Setting for the webcast Real Time. The planet was conquered by the Cybermen.
  • Cinethon A planet mentioned in the Seventh Doctor story The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Clom is the home planet of the Abzorbaloff mentioned by the creature in the 2006 series episode Love & Monsters, as being the twin planet of Raxacoricofallapatorius. In The Stolen Earth, Clom is one of the 27 planets that have been taken out of time and space by Davros and the Daleks. In hearing that the Daleks have taken Clom the Doctor remarks "Clom's gone? Who'd want Clom?" In Revenge of the Slitheen, one of the Slitheen characters is heard to say "For the love of Clom!" in frustration. There is a Disneyland on Clom (mentioned in The Girl Who Waited).
  • Colano Alpha and Colano Beta are both mentioned in the story Robots of Death. They are believed to be covered by thick sand.
  • Collabria A planet mentioned in the fifth series Sarah Jane Adventures episode Sky. The planet is red in color and features a stunning set of fiery rings.
  • Collactin A planet mentioned in The Pirate Planet. It was destroyed by the planet Zanak for its minerals.
  • The Colony planet was an otherwise unnamed world that was home to a human colony, which had been infiltrated by Macra. It may lie within Galaxy M87, although this is uncertain.
  • Cotter Palluni's World (aka. Cotta Pallunie’s World) A planet where the skies are constantly bombarded by electricity or lightning storms, mentioned in the episode "The Sontaran Stratagem".
  • Crafe Tec Heydra is a planet mentioned in the Doctor Who Annual. On the side of one of its mountains, there are carvings of the Time War with the words 'You are not alone' scratched underneath the hieroglyphs and symbols.
  • Crespallion is the home of the diminutive, blue-skinned humanoid race who run Platform One in "The End of the World". It is described by Raffalo as not being a planet, but rather part of the Jaggit Brocade, affiliated to the Scarlet Junction, Convex 56.
  • Crinoth a planet visited in The Horns of Nimon.

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  • D–5–Gamma–Z–Alpha The Movellan name for Skaro.
  • Dæmos aka Demos is the home planet of the Dæmons in the story The Dæmons. It is also mentioned in "The Satan Pit" as one of many planets with legends of a horned god. Vorg and Shirna mention visiting a planet called Demos in episode two of "Carnival of Monsters", but it is unclear whether this is the same planet.
  • Dakito A planet controlled by the Shadow King.
  • Darbodia A planet visited by the Doctor and his grandchildren, John and Gillian, in the Doctor Who Magazine comic strip "The Land of Happy Endings."
  • Darkheart A planet located in the gap between the Galaxy's spiral arms, connected to its star's mass via a dimensional bridge. It was the location of the Darkheart device, a machine that could destroy planets and alter morphic fields. The Dark Path (Missing Adventure)
  • Darp is a planet mentioned in Nightmare of Eden.
  • Darillium (aka. Durillium) The location of the Singing Towers. The Doctor took Professor River Song (in his future and her past) to see these towers just before she had to go to the Library. It was mentioned in Forest of the Dead.
  • Delphon is a planet where the natives communicate with their eyebrows, first mentioned in Spearhead from Space. The language is "spoken" in the Big Finish Productions audio play ish.
  • Delta Magna's third moon (known as Delta 3) is the setting of The Key to Time serial The Power of Kroll. It is mostly covered by wet and boggy swamps, with reeds as tall as The Tardis (some possibly taller).
  • Demon's Run is an asteroid on which the Anglican Marines constructed a base. It is the birthplace of Melody Pond (a/k/a River Song); its infirmary served as a prison for Amy Pond from shortly after Melody's conception until weeks after the latter's birth. The name of the asteroid, on which the majority of "A Good Man Goes to War" takes place, is derived from an old saying: "Demons run when a good man goes to war," the first line of an eight-line poem.
  • Desperus is the penal planet of the solar system in the 41st century, seen in The Daleks' Master Plan. The native creatures of Desperus are the screamers.
  • Deva Loka is the setting of the Fifth Doctor serial Kinda. It was once part of the Manussan Empire. The planet is very close to being a paradise, with a mild climate and warm blue seas. Much of Deva Loka is covered by sub-tropical jungles. It is also rich in exotic alien fruits and is largely unspoiled. It is the native planet of the peaceful and telepathic Kinda race.
  • Dhakan Planet visited in the Doctor Who Magazine comic strip "The Glorious Dead." Dhakan was ruled by Cardinal Morningstar, head of the Church of the Glorious Dead. It was in fact Earth, whose history had been perverted by The Master.
  • Diadem The most relaxing planet in the Galaxy. Visited in The Crystal Bucephalus.
  • Dido is the setting of The Rescue. It is a mountainous desert world home to vicious-looking but harmless sand beasts, and to a mysterious humanoid race. The Doctor describes the natives as a people to whom violence is totally alien.
  • Dioscuros A planet mentioned in the Seventh Doctor story The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Diplos is the home of Cessair, the Doctor's adversary in The Stones of Blood.
  • Discurus Another planet that was destroyed by planet Zanak. Mentioned in The Pirate Planet.
  • Draconia is the homeworld of the Draconians and features in the serial Frontier in Space. Draconia and Earth become the dominant space-faring species at some point in the future, leading to conflict.
  • Dramos Moon of Titania, visited in Burning Heart. A third of its surface is covered by an artificial habitat.
  • Drahva is the home planet of the Drahvins, a female warrior race encountered by the First Doctor in Galaxy 4.
  • Dravidia is a planet in the Rexel Planetary Configuration, mentioned during Love's Labours Won in The Shakespeare Code. A Dravidian ship crash-landed on Karn in The Brain of Morbius. The Dravidians are featured in the Doctor Who book The Planet Of Oblivion, part of The Darksmith Legacy.
  • Dronid A planet mentioned in the unfinished serial Shada.
  • Duchamp 331 A planet used as a refuelling station for ships. It also has a gallery and a few businesses. It rains dust every day and every night there is a loud, Dalek-like scream that can be heard throughout the planet. According to legend, the origin of the screaming is that a long time ago, a Dalek saucer came down to land but the dust dragged it down and destroyed it. The Seventh Doctor and Ace visited the planet in Dust Breeding.
  • Dulkis is the planet on which the Second Doctor encounters The Dominators.

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  • Eden A dark, hostile jungle world seen in Nightmare of Eden. It is the native planet of The Mandrels. It has an orange atmosphere and is constantly bathed in orange twilight (possibly due to an orange sun or suns). Native plant life includes meat-eating plants, which are also seen in Nightmare Of Eden, when one attacks The Doctor.
  • Ephte Major Home planet of the avaricious, slug-like Ephtes, seen in the Doctor Who Monthly comic strip "Profits of Doom."
  • Enlandia A planet mentioned in The Ark In Space. It is a planet entirely covered by water.
  • Epsilon Four Zero Gamma (aka. Epsilon Four) A planet mentioned in the story called The Dominators.
  • Esto A planet visited by the Doctor and Susan before the start of the TV series. It is home to telepathic plants. Mentioned in the story The Sensorites.
  • Eudamus Another planet mentioned in the Seventh Doctor story The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Exarius Is a planet visited in the story Colony in Space, also spelled Uxaerius.
  • Exxilon is the planet on which the Third Doctor encounters the Daleks in Death to the Daleks. According to the Doctor, the Great City of the Exxilons is one of the 700 Wonders of the Universe (after its destruction, he sadly says that the universe has now been reduced to 699 wonders). It is also the origin of a spaceship that crashed in Mexico in the Virgin New Adventures novel The Left-Handed Hummingbird.
  • Eye of Orion The wet, tranquil planet visited by the Fifth Doctor at the beginning of The Five Doctors. It is a planet constantly bombarded by positive energy and is believed (at least by the Doctor) to be one of the most beautiful and peaceful planets in the cosmos. Ruins on the planet suggest that it once had (or still does have) a civilization. According to Martha Jones' blog after the last Time War (in which Gallifrey and all the Time Lords have been destroyed) a shrine was built on this planet in memorial to that war.

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  • Fagiros Another planet mentioned in the Seventh Doctor story The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Felspoon A planet mentioned by Donna in "Journey's End". The planet has mountains that sway in the breeze.
  • The Fifth Planet The fifth planet in our solar system was destroyed by the Time Lords, in an attempt to destroy the Fendahl, the planet's remains create the asteroid field that lays between Mars and Jupiter.
  • Fisar A planet mentioned in the episode The Dalek's Masterplan of the 1st Doctor episodes. It is mentioned by Mavic Chen.
  • Flane One of the twenty-seven planets taken by the Daleks in The Stolen Earth.
  • Florana Is one of the universe's most beautiful planets, mentioned at the end of Invasion of the Dinosaurs. It is said by The Doctor that its land is carpeted by perfumed flowers, seas of warm milk and sand as soft as swan's down. It is also described as having oceans of effervescent water (where the bubbles support you) in Death to the Daleks.
  • Freytus A planet mentioned in The Ribos Operation.
  • Frontios is a colony planet in the Veruna system in the serial of the same name. Frontios is a desert planet and is often bombarded by sandstorms and gale force winds.

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  • Galaxis Bright and Galaxis Dark Sister planets mentioned in the novella Nightdreamers. Dark was economically superior to Bright. The moon Verd orbited Bright.
  • Gallifrey is the home planet of the Time Lords. It was first seen (but not named) in The War Games and first named (but not seen) in The Time Warrior. It was thought to be destroyed in a Time War, wiping out nearly all of the Time Lord race. It was in fact saved by all of thirteen incarnations of the Doctor in the 50-year anniversary, the Day of the Doctor. It is trapped in a pocket universe. It has burnt-orange skies and snow-covered mountains, silver-leafed trees and red grass. Fragments of Gallifrey revolve around its system's two suns in the form of a ring of rocks and dust. The Time Lord council attempted to restore the planet beyond the Time War from within the time lock, using the Master and a white point star to form a physical connection beyond the time lock, but the Doctor destroyed the link.
  • Galsec Seven A planet mentioned in The Sontaran Experiment. It is where a human colony is located.
  • Gameworld Gamma is a lush, green world owned by Mr and Mrs Pakoo, as seen in the Doctor Who Adventures. It is used to hunt humans in the year five billion.
  • Gauda Prime A human colony planet in the Earth Empire. A tough place to live. Mentioned in Prisoner of the Daleks.
  • Gearon A Planet mentioned in Mission to the Unknown, set c.4000. This is also the name of one of the delegates in the Galactic Council.
  • Gidu A stormy planet mentioned in Nightmare of Eden. Gidu has a light pinkish-yellow atmosphere and has a wide variety of vegetation. Its surface is often bombarded by gale force winds.
  • Glasson Minor A planet mentioned in The Creature from the Pit.
  • Golobus Another planet mentioned in the Seventh Doctor story The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Gond Homeworld Unnamed planet of the humanoid Gonds, who were in the thrall of The Krotons.
  • Grajick Major One of the planets Rose and the Doctor visited. Mentioned in the episode Boom Town and also in Justin Richards Ultimate Monster Guide.
  • Granados Another planet that was destroyed by Zanak in The Pirate Planet.
  • Grått A world visited in the comic strip "The Whispering Gallery." Emotion is outlawed amongst the humanoid inhabitants of this rainy world, described as a dwarf planet.
  • Griffoth is the home planet of the Graske, and is seen in the interactive episode Attack of the Graske. It was one of the twenty-seven planets taken by the Daleks in The Stolen Earth.
  • Griophos A planet mentioned in Paradise Towers.
  • Grold Homeworld A small, hot planet with a rarefied atmosphere. Tidally locked, therefore lacking a day-night cycle. The Grold were flurosilicon-based, and appeared in The Eye of the Giant.
  • Grolon Yet another planet mentioned in The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Grundle is a planet mentioned in Carnival of Monsters. A swampy satellite of this planet is home to the vicious Drashigs.

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  • Hakol (aka. Harkol) A probe from this planet features in the Fifth Doctor serial The Awakening. The people of Harkol can harness psychic energy, and use tinclavic metal acquired from Raaga.
  • Halcya Tranquil planet briefly visited in the comic strip "The Gift."
  • Halergan Three (aka. Harlequin Three) A holiday planet mentioned in The Ribos Operation.
  • Hastus Minor is a planet mentioned in The Monsters Inside. Ermenshrew Blathereen is revealed to have led a talent agency on this planet.
  • Heaven is the setting of the Virgin New Adventures novel Love and War by Paul Cornell. It lies between Human space and the Draconian Empire, but despite being beautiful and peaceful, has no tactical value or mineral wealth. It was a jointly administered burial ground for humans and Draconians, but became part of a plot by the Hoothi.
  • Hedron Planet where the advanced inhabitants conducted disastrous experiments with time, as seen in the Doctor Who Monthly comic strip "Time Bomb."
  • Heiradi A planet mentioned in Frontios.
  • Hell is the homeworld of the Helkans, who were enslaved by the Daleks to mine pockets of the highly toxic helkogen gas beneath the planet's surface in the Doctor Who Magazine comic strip story Nemesis of the Daleks (DWM #152-#155). It also appeared in Emperor of the Daleks (DWM #197-#202).
  • Hermethica The homeworld of the Wire as mentioned in the book 'Creatures and Demons'. The Hermethicans are not naturally formless, but the Wire's group found a way to transform themselves into plasmic energy and used their abilities to attempt takeover of the planet.
  • The unnamed planet on which Hokesh was located orbited an old star near the centre of the Galaxy, suffering from temporal disturbances. Hokesh was a city, and a life form, visited in the novella Citadel of Dreams.
  • House is a malevolent, sentient planetoid, located in a tiny bubble universe. House gorged itself on artron energy, and used Gallifreyan distress signals left by Time-Lords that crashed on its surface to entrap other Time Lords and their TARDISes in order to feed on them. Such as a distress signal attracted the attention of The Eleventh Doctor in "The Doctor's Wife".
  • Hurala A planetoid that hosted a Lodestar station, a stopping off point for travellers to more distant planets. It was located in the Lasron Solar Region. It had long been abandoned by the time the Doctor arrived there in the novel Prisoner of the Daleks.
  • Hyspero A planet visited by the Eighth Doctor in the novel The Scarlet Empress. Its capital city, by the same name, has huge markets. Hyspero has a 21-hour day cycle, a mythological quality to life and its literature celebrates thieves and assassins.
  • Hydropellica Hydroxi A planet once inhabited by the sinister Gappa. The Gappa eventually consumed all lifeforms on Hydropellia Hydroxi and resorted to cannibalism. The last living Gappa was captured by a scientific expedition which crashed on Earth.

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  • Indigo 3 is the location of the Blue Desert in the audio drama The Skull of Sobek. The desert is perfectly symmetrical, but in the centre is the Sanctuary of Imperfect Symmetry, a religious retreat which exists to counterbalance the desert's perfection.
  • Inter Minor and Inter Major features in the Third Doctor serial Carnival of Monsters as the location of the Miniscope.
  • Iphitus Yet another planet mentioned in The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.

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  • Jaconda is the planet on which the Sixth Doctor serial The Twin Dilemma is set. It was once a lush, green world with lush meadows and wooded countryside. It was also once well known for its friendly natives. However, in present times, it has become an almost dead, barren and arid planet, with little vegetation. It also smells of rotting vegetables. On some parts of the planet, forests of dead trees can be seen for miles.
  • Jahoo is one of the twenty-seven planets taken by Davros in "The Stolen Earth".
  • Jalian 17 A planet mentioned in Prisoner of the Daleks. The Doctor describes it as "all right for a party."
  • Jan Francis IX is the planet visited by the Doctor, Romana, Tavius and Janet sometime in The New Adventures of Doctor Who history.
  • Junk is one of the planets featured in the New Series Adventures novel Shining Darkness.
  • Jupiter is the sixth planet from Earth's sun. The fifth planet was destroyed by the Time Lords, and its remains create the asteroid field that lies between Mars and Jupiter. A gas giant, Jupiter has immense gravity. An orbiting space station is the setting for the novel Fear Itself. The planet has many moons including, in the future, Voga.
  • Justicia is a system of prison planets featured in the New Series Adventures novel The Monsters Inside by Stephen Cole. The Justicia system has lots of planets, six of which are named after letters in the Greek alphabet: Justice Alpha, Justice Beta, Justice Gamma, Justice Delta and Justice Epsilon. There is also another planet called Justice Prime. Rose Tyler mentions her visit to Justicia in the episode "Boom Town", the first explicit reference to a plot point from the novels in the television programme.

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"Kembel" redirects here. It is not to be confused with Kemble.
  • Kala A planet mentioned in the Doctor Who episode A Town Called Mercy. It was said to have been the site of a devastating war. Native planet of the humanoid race known as the Kala (Kalar), who are said to be great builders.
  • Kalakiki Another planet from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Kalaya Homeworld of the Kalarians, foes of the Selachians.
  • Kaldor A planet featured in The Robots of Death.
  • Kantra A warm, tropical world mentioned in Destiny of the Daleks. It is the native planet of the Kantrians.
  • Kanval A planet mentioned in Mindwarp.
  • Kapteyn 5 A planet mentioned in the New Adventures, home to more than sixty sentient species including butterfly-people (Return of the Living Dad) and avian messengers (The Room with No Doors). Conquered by the Caxtarids, who wiped out four of the sentient species, made deals with four, and enslaved the rest.
  • Karas don Kazra don Slava is a planet with intelligent sand and singing fish.
  • Kar-Charrat A planet close to the edge of the Galaxy, home to a race composed of water. It is the location of a vast library complex, visited in the audio The Genocide Machine.
  • Karfel is the setting of the serial Timelash. It is a barren, rocky, grey planet that orbits two suns known as Rearbus and Selynx. Its natives have an uneasy relationship with the neighbouring planet of Bandril.
  • Karn is home to the Sisterhood of the Flame in The Brain of Morbius. It is an almost barren world with a mountainous terrain that is often bombarded by fierce lightning storms, as seen in the episode The Brain of Morbius. Through extensive research into the original series, it is suggested that Karn sits closer to its system's suns then its neighbouring planet of Gallifrey, which lies in the same solar system as Karn. Karn is also the setting for the Doctor Who stage play Seven Keys to Doomsday, probably during another era of its history. It was once the capital world of the Empire of the Master of Karn. It has one moon. The eighth Doctor died in a crash here in The Night of the Doctor, only to be revived and regenerated by the Sisterhood into the War Doctor.
  • Karris is one of the planets featured in the New Series Adventures novel Shining Darkness.
  • Kas One of the ten planets that had its entire population stolen – bar one person – in IDW's Doctor Who comic series.
  • Kastopheria AKA Catastrophea A planet positioned between the United Planets Association and the Draconian Empire. Home to an advanced race of giant humanoids named the People. Catastrophea
  • Kastria is the home planet of the Eldrad, and features in The Hand of Fear. Once a lush planet, it has an icy, rocky and barren surface that is constantly bombarded by heavy gusts, turbulent ice storms/blizzards and suffers from frigid temperatures as seen in the episode The Hand of Fear.
  • Kataa Floko A planet mentioned in the episode The Sontaran Stratagem. It is said to have diamond coral reefs and is presumed to be a tropical/paradise world.
  • Katakiki Another planet mentioned in The Greatest Show in the Galaxy. This planet along with the planet Kalakiki might share the same solar system and both might also be tropical planets.
  • Katuria is a planet named in the New Series Adventures novel The Clockwise Man. It was ruled by a tyrannical dictator by the name of Shade Vassily until he was overthrown by a group of revolutionists and was sentenced to exile on Earth.
  • Kegron Pluva is a planet with the "maddest ecosystem in the universe", mentioned in the New Series Adventures novel Only Human.
  • Kembel is the setting of Mission to the Unknown and much of The Daleks' Master Plan. It is mostly covered in large, inhospitable jungles home to many strange creatures. It is described as the most hostile planet known, and only the Dalek forces were willing to use it as a base. However when the Time Destructor is activated there by the First Doctor, the planet is reduced to a desert.
  • Kinjana A planet mentioned in the Tenth Doctor New Series Adventures novel The Last Dodo.
  • Kirith is the planet of the Kirithons and setting of the Virgin New Adventures story Timewyrm: Apocalypse.
  • Klechton A planet described as being pretty dull by the Doctor in Prisoner of the Daleks.
  • Kolkokron (aka. Culkacron) Is a planet mentioned in Frontios. It is a rocky, barren planet covered by boulders, boulders and more boulders.
  • Koorharn A planet mentioned in the episode 42. The Doctor takes Martha there to ice skate on its mineral lakes.
  • Kosnax A planet mentioned in Time-Flight.
  • Karass Don Slava A planet mentioned in the episode "Amy's Choice". Home of the Candle Meadows and the origion of Psychic Pollen.
  • Kreme A planet mentioned in The Space Museum.
  • Krillia Home planet of the Krillitanes.
  • Krontep a planet mentioned in Mindwarp.
  • Krop Tor Is a planet impossibly in orbit around a black hole designated K37 Gem 5, and the setting of "The Impossible Planet" and "The Satan Pit". Its name translates to "The Bitter Pill" in Veltino, the legend being that the black hole was a demon who was tricked into swallowing the planet only to spit it out after discovering that it was poison. Destroyed by eventually falling into the black hole.
  • Kylos Another planet mentioned in The Space Museum.
  • Kyrol Watery planet that was home to a human expedition, a humanised Dalek colony, and a native beast named Kataphobus. Visited in the Doctor Who Magazine comic strip "Children of the Revolution".

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  • Lakertya is the setting of the serial Time and the Rani. It is a peaceful and primitive planet. Most of the planet is rocky and mountainous, with little vegetation. It is covered by large lakes.
  • Laylora is the setting of the New Series Adventures novel The Price of Paradise. It is often referred to as the Paradise Planet.
  • Leela's World The planet visited in The Face of Evil. It is Leela's homeworld. It is a planet covered by dense forests and has a pinkish atmosphere. It also has mountains.
  • Lelex Yet another planet from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Leophantos Aka. Leovontos Is another planet from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Levithia A planet mentioned in The Ribos Operation.
  • The Library A planet containing every book from throughout time. The planet was abandoned when it was invaded by a deadly swarm of Vashta Nerada which devoured all the visitors and staff. The Doctor and Donna travel to the planet in "Silence in the Library" after the Doctor receives an emergency call from the planet on his Psychic Paper.
  • Limus 4 A planet mentioned in The Leisure Hive.
  • Livonia is the main setting for the Second Doctor audio story Fear of the Daleks.
  • Loam is the setting of the Doctor Who Magazine comic strip story The Woman Who Sold The World (DWM #381-?). It is a world undergoing a "planet clearance" by a race of giant robots known as the High Goliax.
  • Lobos features in the Second Doctor serial The Space Pirates. It is a frontier world where the character Milo Clancey has his base.
  • Logopolis is the setting of much of the action in the serial Logopolis. It is home to a race of mathematicians who are masters of Block Transfer Computation.
  • Lonsis is a planet visited in Human Resources.
  • Lost Moon of Poosh one of the 27 Missing planets.
  • Lowitelom Aka. Lowiteliom Another planet that was destroyed by Zanak in The Pirate Planet. Its name is seen briefly in The Captain's Trophy Room.
  • Lucifer a gas giant planet featured in the Virgin New Adventures book with its two moons, Moloch and Belial.Lucifer Rising. The planet held many mysteries for the Project Eden research team. The first being the construction of a bridge between the two moons and the chambers and technology built within the moons. The second being a new and unnamed super dense element that was detected at the core of the planet. The dominant species on the planet were named Angels by the Project Eden Team. It is also mentioned in the Ninth Doctor episode "Bad Wolf".
  • Lurma A planet mentioned in Carnival of Monsters.
  • Lvan (aka. Luan) Another planet mentioned in Nightmare of Eden.

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  • Magellan A planet visited by the fifth Doctor in the Doctor Who Monthly comic strip "The Moderator."
  • Magla is a planet that is actually an 8,000-mile-wide amoeba with a crusty shell. ("Destiny of the Daleks")
  • Magnus or Magnus Epsilon was an Earth colony visited in the unfilmed but novelised script Mission to Magnus. Females dominate the society.
  • Malcassairo is a planet featured in the Tenth Doctor episode "Utopia". It is the home of Chantho's people, the Malmooth, in their city (conglomeration). By the end of the universe it is home to a human refugee camp/space program, and the hostile Futurekind with almost all of the Malmooth wiped out.
  • Manussa is the setting of the Fifth Doctor serial "Snakedance". The planet's surface is arid and sandy and is dotted by ragged rocks.
  • Marinus is the setting of the First Doctor serial "The Keys of Marinus". It was home to a human-like race, the disembodied brains of Morpho, and the Voord. The Doctor Who Monthly comic strip "The World Shapers" suggests that Marinus is in fact Mondas.
  • Marpesia Another planet mentioned in "The Greatest Show in the Galaxy".
  • Mars is the homeworld of the Ice Warriors and The Flood. The Tenth Doctor postulated that the Ice Warriors froze The Flood into a Glacier on the planet in a bitter war. Sometime in 2058, human explorers from Earth laid the foundations for their Bowie Base 1 colony upon this glacier in the hope that it would become the source of their water supplies, as seen in the 2009 episode "The Waters of Mars". It is also the planet of origin of mysterious signals saying "Beware Sutekh" that were being beamed to Earth in "Pyramids of Mars". The Osirans left the GodEngine weapon there. The Usurians engineered it to make it habitable by humans until the humans depleted its resources. In "The Long Game", a reference is also made to the University of Mars. Aliens made contact with humans researching Mars in "The Ambassadors of Death", but these beings were not native to the planet.
  • Mechanus is the jungle homeworld of the Mechanoids in "The Chase". It is also home of native fungoid life forms known as the Gubbage Cones.
  • Melagophon Aka. Melogophon Another planet from "The Greatest Show in the Galaxy".
  • Melissa Majoria is the homeworld of most of the Earth's bees (wasps and hornets included). It was mentioned in "The Stolen Earth"
  • Mer One of the ten planets that had its entire population stolen – bar one person – in IDW's Doctor Who comic series.
  • Mesmerus, is a planet inhabited by the Hypton race. It is mentioned in The Dalek Pocketbook and Space Travellers Guide.
  • Messaline a planet visited by the Doctor in "The Doctor's Daughter". The planet is in a state of constant war. Before it was terraformed at the end of "The Doctor's Daughter", the planet's surface was cold, windy and rocky, and covered in tar pits. According to Martha Jones, the atmosphere is 80% oxygen and 20% nitrogen. The planet also seems to have 3 moons. It is the homeworld of the eponymous character, Jenny.
  • Metallurgis 5 is a planet mentioned in the novel The Resurrection Casket.
  • Meta Sigmafolio (aka. Meta Sigma Polia) is a planet mentioned at the end of the episode "Last of the Time Lords". It is said to have a sky that looks like oil on water. It is also said to be the place where you can see a burst of starfire.
  • Meta Vorka 6 A planet mentioned in the Sarah Jane Adventures story "The Last Sontaran (Part 1)". The Vorkasian horde travel in spacecraft about the size of a coffee cup.
  • Metazula Beta A planet mentioned in "The Maltese Penguin" as the location where Dogbolter's organisation manufactures plastic chairs.
  • Metebelis Three Aka. The Blue Planet is where the Third Doctor takes a perfect blue crystal (a Metabelis Sapphire, which contains strange powers) from in "The Green Death", and where he returns to in the serial "Planet of the Spiders". It is also mentioned in "Carnival of Monsters". It is again mentioned in the 2013 episode "Hide", in which the Eleventh Doctor uses a blue crystal to amplify the natural clairvoyant abilities of a psychic in a device called a psychochronograph. The planet has a blue sun, has more than one moon, blue mountains, the night-time sky is blue (and is light blue during the day) and often snows at night. Mist sometimes rolls over its surface. Native creatures include Metabelian Snakes (giant snakes), meat-eating tentacles and giant flying predators, which are seen briefly in "The Green Death" when the Doctor visits the planet. It is called The Blue Planet because the moonlight is blue. In his impersonation of Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor in Dead Ringers, Jon Culshaw makes frequent reference to this planet. According to the Sarah Jane Adventures episode "The Lost Boy (Part 2)", the Metebelan Cosmic Cluster is home to 68,000 lifeforms.
  • Metralubit A remote human colony in the Fostrix galaxy in the 58th Segment of Time. The capital city is Metron. An intelligent gestalt of flies named Hive existed here, and could possess and animate dead bodies. The Well-Mannered War
  • Miasimia Goria a planet ruled by the Rani.
  • Midnight is a leisure planet visited by the Doctor and Donna in the episode of the same name. It has golden spas, anti-gravity restaurants, sapphire waterfalls, and a landscape of diamonds. The planet's sun emits x-tonic radiation, which vaporises organic matter and can only be viewed safely through sufficiently thick finito glass. The radiation poisons the diamonds, so the planet's surface can never be touched. However, there is some form of native life, which possesses a tourist named Sky Silvestry.
  • Minyos is the original homeworld of the Minyans, and Minyos II is where they settle at the end of the serial "Underworld".
  • Mira is the planet of the invisible predatory Visians, visited in "The Daleks' Master Plan". It is described as 'a strange planet in a strange galaxy.' What we see of the planet is mostly swamp-like.
  • Mirabilis Major and Mirabilis Minor are both mentioned in "The Ribos Operation".
  • Mobox Homeworld Visited in the Doctor Who Magazine comic strip "Urobouros." The Mobox were intelligent, bulky creatures that could breathe fire.
  • Mogar A planet stripped bare of all its natural resources by humans. In "Terror of the Vervoids", the Hyperion III spaceship sets off from Mogar with a cargo of deadly Vervoids created on the planet. Mogar is (or was) the source of many valuable and rare metals, including the mineral vionesium (a mineral similar to magnesium) that emits an intense light when exposed to oxygen. Mogar is an oxygen-free planet with a reddish surface.
  • Mondaran A planet now in ruins by the Cybermen. The Cybermen hold curfews with nightly patrols everyday on the planet making sure no one is on the streets.
  • Mondas is the home planet of the Cybermen, first seen in "The Tenth Planet". An exact physical duplicate of the Earth, it drifted away to the 'edge of space' before returning to its destruction. The fifth Doctor visited it earlier in its history in the audio drama "Spare Parts".
  • Morestra A planet mentioned in "Planet of Evil". It is located in the Artoro Galaxy.
  • Morok is the home of the Moroks, the rulers of Xeros and "The Space Museum". At one point, Morok was the centre of a large interstellar empire.
  • Museum of the Last Ones The setting of the Tenth Doctor New Series Adventures novel The Last Dodo. It is an entire planet dedicated to a museum displaying the last of every species from every planet in the universe.
  • Muscolane Another planet from "The Greatest Show in the Galaxy".
  • Myarr A planet first visited in the fifth episode of The Infinite Quest and the prime setting of the sixth and seventh. It is the location of the third data chip that will lead to The Infinite. The planet was claimed by both the Human Empire and the Mantasphid Hive.

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  • Navaros (or Navarro) is the planet of the Navarinos, tour-loving aliens from the Seventh Doctor serial Delta and the Bannermen.
  • Necros (or Nekros) is a frozen planet used as a final resting place for the galaxy's dead. It features in the serial Revelation of the Daleks. It also has dark land masses and is almost constantly bombarded by turbulent weather.
  • Nefrin A planet in a distant galaxy. Home of Brimo, an immortal, from the Doctor Who Weekly comic strip "The Time Witch."
  • Neogorgon Another planet from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • New Alexandria Planet that hosted the restaurant The Crystal Bucephalus. Heavily implied to be the ruins of Gallifrey; however, Gallifrey is said to be destroyed in the new TV series.
  • New Earth Planet in the galaxy M87, first seen in the episode of the same name. By all accounts noted through images of New Earth, it looks like the planet exists as an Earth-sized moon of a bigger, pinkish coloured planet existing along with another moon of the bigger, pinkish coloured planet. Though it is possible that this larger, pinkish coloured planet sits very close to New Earth in another orbit, though unlikely as the planet seems far too close to not have New Earth as one of its moons. It is the new home of humanity five billion years in the future. New Earth is the same size as Earth and has the same atmosphere and orbit, though the continents and ecology are different. The city of New New York (the 15th New York after the original) is located here. In "Gridlock", much of the population has died from a virus save for those isolated in the underground motorway, which is also home to numerous devolved Macra.
  • Another planet named New Earth, unrelated to the above, was visited in the Doctor Who Weekly comic strip "The Dogs of Doom." The inhabitants were being transformed into Wereloks, in a scheme revealed to be masterminded by the Daleks.
  • New Savannah Planet in the Felinus system, in the Galaxy M57. It was the home planet of the Catkind. On the eve of the year 5 billion, it became part of the New Human Empire. Visited in IDW's Doctor Who comic series.
  • New Venus A planet mentioned in "The Long Game". In the year 200,000, sandstorms on this planet kill 200 sentients in the Archipelago.
  • Nooma Planet visited in the novel "Speed of Flight". For 4000 years, a genetic experiment was conducted on the natives.
  • Nyrruh 4 One of the ten planets that had its entire population stolen – bar one person – in IDW's Doctor Who comic series.

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  • Oberon A planet mentioned in Revelation of the Daleks.
  • Oblivion is the homeworld of the Eighth Doctor's companion Destrii. The planet appeared in the DWM comic strip of the same name (DWM #300-#303, #323-#328).
  • Obsidian A planet mentioned in the Series 8 episode Mummy On The Orient Express. The Doctor said that it was a planet of perpetual darkness. It was mentioned in the episode along with a couple others.
  • Ockora was the homeworld of the Selachians. The native Ockorans were hunted by beings from Kalaya, and surgically altered themselves to become a warrior race known as the Selachians. Ockora was destroyed by a G-bomb in The Final Sanction.
  • The otherwise unnamed Ogron planet, a huge grey ball many light years away from the central spaceways, is the homeworld of the Ogrons and is the setting for the last two episodes of Frontier in Space. In Fourth Doctor Virgin Missing Adventures book The Romance of Crime, it is named Braah. The human designation for the planet is Orestes, according to the novel So Vile a Sin; it is said to be a moon of the gas giant Clytemnestra, in the Agamemnon system.
  • Ogros a planet of Tau Ceti notable for its amino acid swamps. The Ogri originate from Ogros. Mentioned though not seen in The Stones of Blood.
  • Olympus a planet visited by the Fourth Doctor and K9 in the comic strip "The Life Bringer," home to an immortal near-human race known as the Olympians.
  • The Ood-Sphere is the homeworld of the Ood in the episodes Planet of the Ood and The End of Time. It is a barren, icy planet with vast mountains and caves. A couple of moons and a greyish-pink-coloured ringed planet can be seen in its sky. It lies close to the Sense-Sphere (and is possibly in the same star system). It is located in galactic Sector 242.16.
  • Omphalos One of the ten planets that had its entire population stolen – bar one person – in IDW's Doctor Who comic series.
  • One The oldest planet in the Universe, a lush verdant jungle world of massive trees and gigantic mushrooms. Carved into the universe's oldest cliff face are the words 'HELLO SWEETIE' and a set of temporal co-ordinates written in Old High Gallifreyan left as a message by River Song, untranslatable until The Eleventh Doctor and Amy Pond land there in The Pandorica Opens.
  • Oseidon is the home planet of the Kraals, who were behind The Android Invasion.
  • Oskerion Varan Tak, eponymous character of the Doctor Who Monthly comic strip "The Collector" was from Oskerion.
  • Othrys Another planet from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Overod Another planet from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.

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  • Qualactin is the only planet, apart from Bandraginus V, on which the mineral Oolion occurs naturally. Mentioned in Fourth Doctor story The Pirate Planet.
  • Quinnis is a planet in the 'Fourth Universe' visited by the First Doctor and Susan as referenced in the serial The Edge of Destruction.

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  • Raaga is the penal planet of the Terileptils, as mentioned in The Visitation. The prisoners work in tinclavic mines. In The Awakening, it is stated that Raagan tinclavic is used by the people of Harkol. The star Rifta (Rifter) is its parent star and the planet Harkol may share the same system with this planet along with the planet Riften Five.
  • Rago Rago Five Six Rago Location of a university that sent scholars to witness Earthdeath in the year five billion.
  • Ralafea A planet mentioned in Wooden Heart.
  • Ranx A planet mentioned in Nightmare of Eden. It has an orange sun and a purple- orange sky. Its native plant life includes a form of large stalked fungus that seems to grow as high as trees.
  • Ravolox is the titular planet of The Mysterious Planet. It is actually Earth, displaced by the Time Lords through time and space and renamed. It features a black light pinnacle of tremendous power.
  • Raxacoricofallapatorius, first mentioned in "World War Three", is the home planet of the Raxacoricofallapatorians, including the criminal Slitheen, Blathereen and Hostrazeen families. The difficulty characters have in pronouncing its name is a recurring joke in the show. According to the book Monsters and Villains, the planet is a paradise with burgundy seas and four polar regions. "Love and Monsters" mentions that its sister planet is Clom. The planet's name is misspelled "Rexicoricusphallivatorius" in DVD subtitles.
  • Reblais Beta A planet mentioned in the Tenth Doctor New Series Adventures novel The Last Dodo.
  • Red Rocket Rising is a human planet attacked by the Daleks in the audio play Blood of the Daleks. It seems to be in the same planetary system as Telos.
  • Red Sky Lost Planet that was home to a species of felinoid hunters. By the time of Prisoner of the Daleks, only one of the race remained, after the planet was attacked by the Daleks.
  • Refusis II, also called simply Refusis, is the destination for the refugees of humanity in The Ark, as they flee the devastation of Earth by the Sun in AD 10,000,000. It is a verdant world, and its native people have been rendered invisible and bodiless by a solar flare.
  • Reja Magnum A planet mentioned in The Space Pirates.
  • Rex Vox Jax Planetary home of the Hop Pyleen brothers, inventors of Hyposlip Travel Systems. Mentioned in The End of the World.
  • Rexel 4 is the home planet of the Carrionites, as mentioned in "The Shakespeare Code", located in the Rexel Planetary Configuration.
  • Ribos Is the setting for the start of the quest for the Key to Time in The Ribos Operation. Ribos is located in the constellation of Skythra. It is also 116 parsecs from the planet Cyrennis Minima and is 3 light centuries away from The Magellanic Clouds. Ribos takes 64 local years to complete 1 elliptical orbit around its sun. It has two seasons known as Sun Time and Ice Time, each last for 32 years. Ice Time can be particularly harsh for the natives of the planet.
  • Riftan Five is the home planet of the mercenary Lytton, mentioned in Attack of the Cybermen.
  • Rigel Beta 5 A planet mentioned in the Sarah Jane Adventures story "The Last Sontaran (Part 1)".
  • Rit is a lawless border world mentioned in the book Monsters and Villains in the year five billion.
  • Ruta 3 is the home planet of the Rutan Host, described by the Fourth Doctor as icy and inhospitable for humans in the 1977 story Horror of Fang Rock.
  • Ruta Magnum Another planet mentioned in The Space Pirates. The planets Reja Magnum and Ruta 3 may share the same planetary system with this planet.
  • Ry'leh is a planet featured in the Doctor Who crossover novel All-Consuming Fire. It is based on H. P. Lovecraft's R'lyeh.

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  • S14 An alternative name for Deva Loka Kinda.
  • Salarius is a planet mentioned in The Resurrection Casket.
  • Salostophus is a planet in the constellation of Andromeda. Sabalom Glitz revealed in The Trial of a Time Lord: The Mysterious Planet that this was his home planet.
  • Salvak is a neighbouring planet to Magnus in Mission to Magnus.
  • San Helios is the desert world visited by the Tenth Doctor and Lady Christina de Souza in "Planet of the Dead".[4][5] San Helios had a population of 100 billion, prior to an attack by an alien swarm. It is located in the Scorpion Nebula, which is on the other side of the universe, and has three suns – 1 blue, 1 white and 1 orange. The planet had mountains, oceans, wildlife and vegetation, some of which could be found around San Helios City, the planet's capital, until it was all destroyed, turned into sand.
  • San Kaloon (aka. Sanclune) is a planet visited by the Ninth Doctor and Rose. It has a glass pyramid. It was mentioned in Boom Town. It is also mentioned somewhere in the original series, though under a different spelling[citation needed].
  • Santiny Planet inhabited by a human-like people. It's rich in resources and has huge forests. It was a major setting of Death Comes to Time, and was invaded by the Canisians.
  • Sant's World is a planet mentioned in the book Monsters and Villains in the year five billion.
  • Sarn is the Planet of Fire in the Fifth Doctor serial of that name. It is a rocky and barren planet with a high amount of volcanic activity. The Spanish island of Lanzarote, with its unique volcanic features, was the filming location for Sarn. Sarn was also referenced in the 11th Doctor episode, Amy's Choice, as the name of the Residential Home in Upper Leadworth.
  • Saturnyne was the homeworld of the Saturnynians, a race of exo-skeletal fish creatures who thrived in the planet's seas, besieged by cracks in the universe. At first the cracks appeared to pose no real danger and the aliens were able to observe other worlds through them. Eventually however, the true nature of the cracks became apparent and Saturnyne was consumed, forcing the Saturnynians to flee through the smaller cracks to other worlds. It was mentioned in "The Vampires of Venice."
  • Sava A planet mentioned in The Ark.
  • Scalpor A planet mentioned in Vengeance on Varos.
  • Scrantek Home planet of the horrific Fleshsmiths, in the novel Prime Time. It is located in the Brago Nebula, and plagued by ionising radiation and lightning storms that have detroyed the natives' bodies.
  • Scotia is a planet mentioned in The Resurrection Casket.
  • Segonax Is a dusty, arid, desert planet with a blue atmosphere. A large, magenta-pink ringed planet is seen in Segonax's skyline. There is little plant life, animal life and water on the planet, but is not without a stable eccosystem or life, including the native Segonaxians. It is also where The Psychic Circus is performing in The Greatest Show in the Galaxy. This is one of many planets that were visited by the Psychic Circus.
  • Sense-Sphere Is the home planet of the Sensorites, a telepathic but xenophobic species. It has a high concentration of the valuable element molybdenum. It is located near to the planet Ood-Sphere. First seen in The Sensorites.
  • Shada The prison planet of the Time Lords in the serial of the same name.
  • Shadmoch A planet in the Rexel planetary configuration with a hollow moon.
  • Shallacatop (aka. Challakatop) One of the 27 planets taken by Davros in "The Stolen Earth".
  • Shan Shen is a planet visited in "Turn Left". The planet was inhabited by humanoid species with a somewhat Chinese influenced culture (described as a 'Chino' planet), a mixture of flags, pagodas and futuristic skyscrapers influenced by ancient Chinese architecture. It has two moons, and lies millions of light years from Earth.
  • Shantella Prime A planet mentioned in the tenth Doctor comic strip "Which switch?" in the Doctor Who Magazine. Time Placement: Rose is wearing her outfit from New Earth, and the Doctor uses the in-flight stereo in Tooth and Claw, suggesting he has had time to move switches around.
  • Shallanna (aka. Shrillanna) A planet mentioned in the 11th Doctor episode The Girl Who Waited. Amy Pond walks through an Apalapucian garden, the topiary of which is said according to the Interface to be perfect replicas of those found on a Shill governor's mansion garden on Shallanna.
  • Shrub Planet An unnamed planet made entirely of shrubs. Mentioned in the Series 8 episode Mummy On The Orient Express.
  • Sigma home planet of the Doctor Who Monthly character Doctor Asimoff.
  • Sinda Callesta Mentioned in the Dr. Who episode titled The Lodger. The Doctor was planning on taking Amy to its 5th moon, but ended up landing on Earth.
  • Siralos is one of the 700 Wonders of the Universe, and it is the planet made of pure psychic energy that the Master takes over in the computer game Destiny of the Doctors.
  • Sireen The home planet of one the prisoners in Destiny of the Daleks.
  • Sirius IV is an Earth colony planet referenced in Frontier in Space. This planet, as well as Sirius V, Androzani Major, Androzani Minor and Alpha Canis One make up the system of 5 planets known as the Sirius System, which orbits around the star Sirius, which is in fact a binary star, with one white star (Sirius A) and one white dwarf (Sirius B).
  • Sirius V A planet mentioned in City of Death. Is one of the planets in the Sirius System.
  • Skaar was where the Graff Vynda-K's men fought in the Alliance Wars mentioned in The Ribos Operation.
  • Skaro is the home planet of the Daleks, the Thals and the Kaleds. First seen in The Daleks (1963), it was the first planet other than Earth to appear in Doctor Who. It is a rocky, barren planet with little vegetation. A thick fog sometimes rolls over its surface and its upper atmosphere is coloured red, possibly due to nuclear fall-out from Skaro's 1000-year War between the Thals and the Kaleds. Landmarks include the Lake of Mutations and the Petrified Forest. Davros accidentally destroyed the planet using the Hand of Omega in Remembrance of the Daleks, having been tricked by the Seventh Doctor. In The TV Movie Skaro is shown to have two moons. Skaro was seen again in the episode Asylum of The Daleks, presumably following the Time War. Referred to by the Movellans in Destiny of the Daleks as D–5–Gamma–Z–Alpha.
  • Skonnos is the setting for much of The Horns of Nimon.
  • Skythros is mentioned in The Ribos Operation.
  • The Slough of The Disunited Planets is the setting of the Doctor Who Magazine comic strip story The Warkeeper's Crown (DWM #378–380). The Disunited Planets form a galaxy where the inhabitants have waged war since the near the beginning of time and is a place where space travellers avoid at all costs.
  • Sol 3 another name for Earth.
  • Solos is the setting of the Third Doctor serial The Mutants. During the day the ultraviolet rays from its sun makes its atmosphere poisonous to humans. It has four seasons, each lasting five hundred years.
  • Sontar (or Sontara) is the homeworld of the Sontarans. The Virgin Missing Adventures novel The Crystal Bucephalus by Craig Hinton names the planet as "Sontara". Yet in The Sontaran Stratagem and The Poison Sky, the Sontarans referred to their home planet as Sontar. The official website explicitly states their home planet as Sontar.
  • Spiridon is an inhospitable planet, home to the Spiridons, a race of beings with the natural ability to become invisible. The Daleks kept a secret army there in Planet of the Daleks. In this story, Spiridon is discovered to be a lush, green jungle planet where the plant life is more animal than plant. Temperatures range from tropical in the day to below freezing at night. Its landmarks include the Plain of Stones, molten ice pools (molten ice being ice that never freezes but is extremely cold) and molten ice volcanoes. Spiridon is also featured in the Doctor Who Magazine comic strip story Emperor of the Daleks (DWM #197-#202) and the audio drama Return of the Daleks.
  • Splendurosa is home to a floating coral city, visited in the short story "Grand Theft Planet."
  • Starfall The setting of the Tenth Doctor New Series Adventures novel The Resurrection Casket, a planet where no technology works except steam power due to the EMP (Electro Magnetic Pulse), which covers the entire world of Starfall except for the outskirts.
  • Stella Stora A planet mentioned in Terror of the Vervoids.
  • Sto A planet located in the Cassavalian Belt. It is the home planet of those, including Astrid Peth and Max Capricorn, aboard the Titanic in "Voyage of the Damned". Although the dominant species is humanlike, Sto is also home to the red, spiny-skinned Zocci, and to cyborgs who are treated as an underclass.
  • Stormcage A prison planet for the worst criminals in the galaxies. Dr. River Song, or Melody Pond, is put in there for murdering "A good, good man." She continually breaks out throughout the series.
  • Strepto The home planet of the water hags featured in the Torchwood novel, Something in the Water. The Time Traveller's Almanac confirms that it was one of the 27 planets stolen by the Daleks in The Stolen Earth.
  • Stricium A planet mentioned in City of Death as the location of the Solarium Panatica gallery.
  • Sunday The setting of the Tenth Doctor New Series Adventures novel Wetworld. It is inhabited by intelligent creatures resembling terrestrial otters.
  • Svartos The location of Iceworld in the serial Dragonfire. The planet is locked in its orbit, causing one side of the planet to be in permanent sunshine, while the other side is permanently cold and icy.
  • Sycorax is the homeworld of the Sycorax race. Located in the JX82 system, is was broken up into asteroid-starships, including the flagship Fire Trap. It should not be confused with Uranus's moon of the same name.
  • Sylvaniar A planet visited by the sixth Doctor in the Doctor Who Monthly comic strip "Revelation." It had been infiltrated by Cybermen.
  • Szabo A planet mentioned in The Creature from the Pit.

T[edit]

  • Ta is the headquarters of the Issigri Mining Corporation and features in the Second Doctor serial The Space Pirates. Its parent star is called Pliny.
  • Tara is the setting of the Fourth Doctor serial The Androids of Tara. It is a planet resembling 19th century Earth, with lush green fields, attractive landscapes and Medieval type forests.
  • Tarsius. In Only Human, Captain Jack Harkness recalls encountering a 'proto-humanoid Gloobi hybrid' in the 39th century wastes of this planet.
  • Taurean Nomeworld One of the ten planets that had its entire population stolen – bar one person – in IDW's Doctor Who comic series.
  • Telos is a colony world of the Cybermen, first seen in The Tomb of the Cybermen. It is an arid, mountainous planet that was once an ice planet until the temperatures on the planet rose. The native inhabitants were the Cryons.
  • Tenten 10 The Decimal Planet. Mentioned in passing in the novel Prisoner of the Daleks.
  • Terileptus the homeworld of the Terileptils, a race seen in the episode The Visitation. The name of their home planet is mentioned in the Virgin Missing Adventures novel The Dark Path.
  • Terra Alpha is the location of Helen A's misery-free colony (or so some believe) in The Happiness Patrol. It is a gloomy planet with a yellow-purplish atmosphere. The conditions on the planet are terrible and demonstrations are frequent.
  • Terra Beta and Terra Omega are both mentioned in The Happiness Patrol.
  • Terradon was the origin of the starliner on Alzarius in the Fourth Doctor serial Full Circle.
  • Tersurus is the planet on which Chancellor Goth met the dying Master prior to The Deadly Assassin. It was also the setting of the Comic Relief spoof episode The Curse of Fatal Death. The spoof described the Tersurons as the most gentle, yet most shunned race in the universe, because they communicated through carefully controlled "gastric emissions". They became extinct when they discovered fire.
  • Tetrapyriarbus is the home planet of the Tetraps.
  • Thegeros Another planet from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Therka A planet mentioned in the original series.
  • Therra Another planet from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Thordon A planet mentioned in Mindwarp.
  • Thoros Alpha and Thoros Beta are planets featured in Mindwarp. Thoros Beta is home to the Mentors, an amphibious race. The Doctor first encounters a Mentor – Sil – in Vengeance on Varos and mention of Thoros Beta is made in that serial. Thoros Alpha is a ringed planet seen in Thoros Beta's skyline and looks green through Thoros Beta's bright neon green atmosphere. Thoros Beta has bright neon pink oceans.
  • Thrace is a planet mentioned in New Earth.
  • Thuron is the home planet of the cyclopean Castelathurons, in the short story "Island of the Sirens."
  • Thideon 4 Another planet mentioned in the Doctor Who series 8 episode Mummy On The Orient Express. The Doctor mentioned how it rains acid rain there and that he had once had a picnic there while wearing a gas mask. There is also a passing reference mentioning that it was destroyed by some undisclosed event. It is assumed to be one of the planets that was destroyed by The Magellan Black Hole, seen in the same episode.
  • Tiermann's World The setting of the Tenth Doctor New Series Adventures novel Sick Building. A planet named after the professor that lives there, it is covered by wintry woods.
  • Tigella Is a tropical planet that is the neighbouring planet to Zolfa Thura in Meglos.
  • Tigus A planet visited in The Daleks' Master Plan. It is a young planet, still highly volcanic.
  • Tisar A planet mentioned in The Daleks' Master Plan.
  • Titan A moon of Saturn visited in The Invisible Enemy.
  • Titan 3 – a desolate planetoid with a hostile climate on which the Sixth Doctor planned to become a hermit in The Twin Dilemma.
  • Titania Hot gaseous planet, in a system between the secondary and tertiary arms of the Galaxy. Its moon, Dramos, is visited in the novel Burning Heart.
  • Tivoli Mentioned in The God Complex as the most invaded planet in the galaxy. The anthem of Tivoli is 'Glory To "Insert Name Here"' and the town planning committee is planning to plant trees along all highways so that invading forces can march in the shade.
  • Tokl A planet mentioned in Mindwarp.
  • Toop was the home planet of the Quevvils and Mantodeans in the New Series Adventures novel Winner Takes All.
  • Torajii Alpha A planet mentioned in the Tenth Doctor short story "42: Prologue". The sun of this planet is actually a living organism. In the episode 42, it is said to be located in the Torajii System.
  • Traken in the Metulla Orionsis system was the densely forested homeworld to a race of pacifists and the centre of the Traken Union. It was first seen in The Keeper of Traken and destroyed by a wave of entropy in the following story Logopolis. The Doctor's companion, Nyssa, was a native of Traken.
  • Trieste Another planet from The Creature from the Pit. It is also mentioned in novel.
  • Tranquela is the setting of part of The Ultimate Evil, one of the Missing Episodes that never reached production during Doctor Who's 1985 hiatus.
  • Trenzalore A planet mentioned in the episode "The Wedding of River Song" and appearing in "The Name of the Doctor", it is said that on its war-torn fields silence will fall when the oldest question in the universe, "Doctor who?," is asked. In "The Name of the Doctor," Trenzalore is revealed to be the final resting place of the Doctor, entombed in his TARDIS. In the Eleventh Doctor's swan song, "The Time of the Doctor", the question is revealed to have been asked across all of time by the Time Lords to verify the Doctor's presence, that they might return to the universe through a crack in the space-time fabric. This attracts the attention of both the Doctor's various enemies, who intend to resume the Time War, and the Church of the Papal Mainframe, who resolve to destroy the planet and avoid this possibility. As a result, bent on protecting the citizens of the town of Christmas on Trenzalore, the Doctor spends centuries fighting off the invading forces until only the Daleks remain. He is ultimately given a new set of regenerations by the Time Lords through the crack, which closes, allowing the Doctor to escape the planet in a new body after hundreds of years of servitude to it.
  • Trion is the home planet of the Doctor's companion Turlough, featured in Planet of Fire.
  • Triton: Homeworld of Balthazar, who was the planet's corsair king. Also the homeworld of the alien Waro in The Devil Goblins of Neptune. Triton is a real planetoid, the largest moon of Neptune.
  • Tythonus (aka. Tithonus) is the home planet of Erato, the globulous green entity in the Fourth Doctor serial The Creature from the Pit.

U[edit]

  • Umbeka A planet mentioned in the Tenth Doctor novel The Resurrection Casket. It is the planet from which ever-lasting matches originate. Its winters last for centuries, while its summers only last a few weeks.
  • Unicepter IV Planet where the natives developed telepathic dreaming technology, visited in the Doctor Who Monthly comic strip "Dreamers of Death".
  • Uranus is the 7th planet in The Solar System. It is mentioned in The Daleks' Masterplan as the Galaxy's only source of the element taranium.
  • Urbanka in the Inokshi System, in the Galaxy 1489 is the planet of the frog-like Urbankans, the technologically gifted aliens in the Fifth Doctor serial Four to Doomsday. Once a lush, tropical planet, its habitat was destroyed by radiation.
  • Usurius is the planet of the Usurians, coincidentally a race of usurers who feature in the Fourth Doctor serial The Sun Makers.
  • Utopia is the fictional place the last humans are attempting to reach in the Tenth Doctor episode "Utopia". At its co-ordinates, the last humans found darkness, and eventually cannibalised themselves into the 'Toclafane'. The Master unleashes them on present day Earth through a rift opened by a paradox generator installed in the TARDIS.
  • UX-4732 Planet with a unique insectoid ecosystem, visited by the fourth Doctor in the Doctor Who Monthly comic strip "Spider-God."
  • Uxarieus is the location of the Doomsday Weapon in the Third Doctor serial Colony in Space. In the novelisation, Doctor Who and the Doomsday Weapon, it was spelt Exarius.

V[edit]

  • Vampire Planet is the unnamed world visited by the Fourth Doctor in the serial State of Decay and subsequently revisited in the Virgin New Adventures story Blood Harvest. It is so-named due to the presence of the Great Vampire, a great enemy of the Time Lords who escaped normal space through a CVE to hibernate on the planet in E-Space. It is covered by forests and wooded countryside.
  • Vandos is the home planet of the Vandosians, a race featured in the comic strip Mr. Nobody (Doctor Who Annual 2006).
  • Varos is the setting of the Sixth Doctor serial Vengeance on Varos and the source of the rare ore Zeiton-7. It is a violent and barbaric world with a red sun and a magenta-red atmosphere. It is barren and rocky with little or no vegetation.
  • Vardon A planet mentioned in Time-Flight.
  • Varnicon, planet inhabited by the eight-armed race called the Octovarns. Mentioned in The Dalek Pocketbook and Space Travellers Guide.
  • Vasilip Another planet from The Happiness Patrol.
  • Vel Consadine is a planet mentioned in the Satan Pit as a planet which has a representation of the horned beast.
  • Venessia Another planet from The Ark.
  • Venus is often mentioned during the Third Doctor's era as the origin of Venusian aikido, Venusian karate, Venusian spearmint and a Venusian lullaby. The planet itself has only been featured in the Virgin Missing Adventures novel Venusian Lullaby by Paul Leonard.
  • Verd was a wooded moon of the planet Galxis Bright, visited in the novella Nightdreamers.
  • Verticulus A planet mentioned in The Space Museum.
  • Vertigan Majoris A planet mentioned in the 1st Doctor novel Ten Little Aliens, which recently got a 50th Anniversary Edition. It can be assumed that this planet, along with planet Verticulus, share the same solar system.
  • Veturia Another planet from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
  • Vij Another planet from Nightmare of Eden.
  • Viperon,The home planet of the Viperox, from the animated serial Dreamland
  • Vita 15, in the future, is the homeworld to a race of warriors which Lytton belongs to.
  • Voga is also known as the Planet of Gold. A wandering asteroid captured by Jupiter's orbit, it is homeworld to the Vogans and contains more gold than in the rest of the known galaxy. The Cybermen try to destroy it in Revenge of the Cybermen.
  • Volag-Noc is an icy prison planet where Baltazar is imprisoned for a time in The Infinite Quest. It is the coldest planet in the galaxy.
  • Vollotha A planet mentioned in The Two Doctors.
  • Voracia Home planet of the reptilian Vorellans and their cyber-augmented cousins the Voracians. Located in the constellation of Skythos. "Millennium Shock"
  • Vortis is the setting of the First Doctor serial The Web Planet; the Menoptera and Zarbi were indigenous species. It is located in the Isop Galaxy, which also contains the Silver Devastation, from where Face of Boe comes. It is characterised by insectoid life forms, acid pools, a Crater of Needles and a Temple of Light. It originally had no moons, but several had later been drawn to it.
  • Vulcan is home to a human colony in the Second Doctor serial The Power of the Daleks. It has an earthlike atmosphere, but also has mercury swamps. It MAY be within Earth's solar system (see Vulcan (hypothetical planet)). It has no connection to the Star Trek planet of Vulcan.
  • Vulpana Another planet from The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.

W[edit]

  • Wilson 1 A planet mentioned in Mindwarp.
  • Woldyhool is a planet visited by the Doctor and Rose in the Doctor Who Adventures. It is a planet dedicated to hyperfilm production, and is used by the great director Zemm Foolini in the year five billion.
  • Woman Wept is a planet visited by Rose Tyler and the Ninth Doctor where the continental land mass is shaped like a lamenting woman; and the entire ocean, including waves hundreds of feet high, froze in an instant by means of some undisclosed natural disaster. Rose mentioned her visit in "Boom Town". It is one of the planets revealed to have been taken by Davros in "The Stolen Earth".

X[edit]

  • Xenon is the home planet of the shapeshifting Whifferdills, of whom Frobisher, the sixth Doctor's comic strip companion, is an example.
  • Xeros is the location of The Space Museum in the First Doctor serial of that name. The native Xerons are humanoids. Xeros was part of the Morok Empire, located only three light years from Morok itself.
  • Xeriphas is the home planet of the Xeraphin, referred to in the Fifth Doctor serial Time-Flight. It is also Kamelion's planet of origin.

Y[edit]

Z[edit]

  • Zaakros Another planet from The Leisure Hive, famous for having the galaxy's largest flora collection.
  • Zamper, home of the Zamps, features in the Virgin New Adventures story of the same name.
  • Zanak is the "Pirate Planet", a planet which materialises around other planets to steal their mineral wealth, crushing the planets. The planet is hollow inside, but it surface is pleasant, with green fields, lush vegetation and friendly natives.
  • Zazz Planet of jazz-loving humans, visited by the sixth Doctor in the Doctor Who Monthly comic strip "The Gift."
  • Zeen 4 Another planet from The Leisure Hive, famous for its historical reenactments.
  • Zeos Is one of the planets at war in The Armageddon Factor. Zeos has a greenish-gray surface.
  • Zephon A planet that is the center of the empire that is the Fifth Galaxy (Galaxy 5). Mentioned in the First Doctor story The Daleks' Master Plan.
  • Zeta Major A planet mentioned in The Armageddon Factor.
  • Zeta Minor Are the farthest planets out in the known universe, and contains samples of anti-matter. It was first seen in Planet of Evil. It is a planet covered by lush, swampy jungle.
  • Zil Another planet from Nightmare of Eden.
  • Zolfa Thura is an apparently barren world in Meglos.
  • Zom was a planet where all emotion was outlawed, visited by the fourth Doctor in the Doctor Who Weekly comic strip "City of the Damned."
  • Zygor is the suspected homeworld of the Zygons according to the Eighth Doctor Adventures novel The Bodysnatchers. It was destroyed by an arachnid race from Tau Ceti known as the Xaranti (Though this has been directly contradicted on-screen in the 2013 50th Anniversary Special The Day of the Doctor, when it is explicitly stated the Zygon homeworld 'burned' in the first days of the Time War.)

Others[edit]

Stars and Star Related Objects:

  • Dragon Star, The A star mentioned in the Dr. Who special "The Waters of Mars".
  • Magellan Black Hole A massive black hole seen in the Series 8 episode Mummy On The Orient Express. The Doctor mentions a time when the region where the black hole now inhabits was planets as far as the eyes could see, but were all ate up by the black hole.
  • Pliny The parent star of the planet Ta.
  • Torajii Is the sentient star of The Torajii System.

Galaxies:

  • The Acteon Galaxy or Acteon Group was the location of the planets Inter Minor and Metebelis 3, according to Carnival of Monsters et al.
  • Alison the galaxy that the tenth doctor said he named before he went to the Ood in the snow
  • The Andromeda Galaxy was the home galaxy of Sabalom Glitz and the Sleepers from The Trial of a Time Lord. It was also visited by the Doctor in the World Distributors novella Doctor Who and the Invasion from Space. In the serial The Ark in Space it was said to be the home of the Wirrn.
  • Artoro (aka. Antoro) Galaxy A galaxy mentioned in Planet of Evil.
  • The Fifth Galaxy is the domain of Zephon, Master of the Fifth Galaxy, in the story The Daleks' Master Plan. It is unknown if this is the same as Galaxy 5, who are at war with the Federation in The Monster of Peladon.
  • The Fostrix Galaxy A galaxy mentioned in the DW book The Well-Mannered War.
  • Galaxy 4 The location of the Drahvins' home planet in the story Galaxy 4.
  • Galaxy 7 The location of Arcopolis, setting for the novel The Eyeless. Also called the Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy, it is 290,000 light years from Earth.
  • Galaxy 9 (aka. 9th Galaxy) A galaxy mentioned somewhere in the original series. It was said to contain 70 known inhabited planets.
  • Galaxy 1489 is the location of the Inokshi System and the planet Urbanka. Mentioned in the episode Four to Doomsday.
  • The Hespress Galaxy was the location of the Carris System, where the Infinite was discovered. Mentioned in the animated story The Infinite Quest.
  • The Isop Galaxy is the location of Vortis, The Web Planet, and the Raxacoricofallipatorians. In the episode Bad Wolf, the Face of Boe is said to be the oldest inhabitant of the Isop Galaxy. The Isop Galaxy is also the possible location of the Silver Devastation.
  • Silfrax Galaxy is the location of the Vespiform hives. Mentioned in The Unicorn And The Wasp.
  • The Wrarth Galaxy was home to the Wrarth Warriors and the vicious Meeps, seen in the Doctor Who Weekly comic strip "Star Beast" and others.

Systems:

  • Alpha Centauri is the star system from which the delegate Alpha Centauri, seen in The Curse of Peladon and The Monster of Peladon originates. The name of Alpha Centauri's planet is not given.
  • The Carra System (aka. Carris System) said to be the location of the Infinite in the animated story The Infinite Quest. It contains several planets, at least 5 of which has rings. The system has 1 sun.
  • Garazone System Location of the Garazone Bazaar, visited in the audio Sword of Orion.
  • The Inokshi System (aka. Inoksha System) is the system of planets that the planet Urbanka is located in. This system has one sun. Mentioned in the episode Four to Doomday.
  • Prion System Said to be the system that the planets Tigella and Zolfa-Thura are located. Mentioned in Meglos.
  • Rexel Planetary Configuration Stellar system that included fourteen worlds (sometimes said to be fourteen stars), including Rexel 4, Shadmoch and Dravidia.
  • Rifta System The solar system of the planets Riften 5 and Rifter. The planet Harkol is located in a system near this one.
  • The Scarlet System is a system of planets and suns that was home to the billion-year-old Polushi civilisation. It is pulled into the black hole that Krop Tor orbits and destroyed in "The Impossible Planet".
  • Scrampus System The solar system that the planet Manussa (Planet G 139901 KB) belongs to.
  • The Torajii System, mentioned in the episode 42, has least 1 ringed planet (but possibly has another) and several other smaller planets.

Nebulae And Other Stellar Regions:

  • Caldian Cluster, The A cluster mentioned in The Sarah Jane Adventure's Episode Enemy Of The Bane (Part 2). Said to be the location of a part of a tyrannical and immortal being known as Horath Of The Dark Empire which was found by the Bane to be brought back to Earth, where the other part of his body was located.
  • Celestial Belt Of The Winter Queen A region of space mentioned in the Dr. Who Special "The Waters Of Mars".
  • Dagmar Cluster Stellar region that was the location of the SS Madame de Pompadour. It was located two-and-a-half galaxies from Earth.
  • E-Space, or Exo-Space, is another universe connected to our own by Charged Vacuum Emboitments, through which entropy is vented from N-Space or Normal-Space to stave off the heat death of the universe. It contains its own planets, including Adric's home world, Alzarius.
  • The Horsehead Nebula is a real nebula that Russell T Davies said was the general area of the home planet of the Ood, Oodsphere[citation needed]. In the story "Planet of the Ood" it is mentioned that Sense-Sphere (from The Sensorites) is a near neighbour and therefore presumably also part of the nebula. In The Sarah Jane Adventures story Warriors of Kudlak, this was said to be the location of the Ghost Wars, which had lasted for hundreds of years between an alien race known as the Uvodni and another alien race known as the Malakh until 10 years ago, when a peace treaty was finally established between the two races.
  • Hercules Cluster A group of stars observed in The Wheel In Space.
  • K 37 Gem 5 A black hole located deep into space, around which orbits the planet Krop Tor.
  • Kasterborous The constellation in which Gallifrey is located.
  • The Lotus Nebula is mentioned by John Hart where he could be experiencing 17 simultaneous pleasures there in the episode Exit Wounds.
  • Madillon Cluster A star cluster mentioned in The Two Doctors.
  • Map of the Water Snake Wormholes Another region of space mentioned in the Doctor Who special "The Waters of Mars".
  • Medusa Cascade An Interuniversal Rift, also a space-time rift. The Master mentions that the Doctor sealed the rift here in "Last of the Time Lords". It is mentioned to have a "15th broken moon" in "The Sontaran Stratagem". In "The Stolen Earth", it is where Davros and his Daleks have assembled their 27 stolen planets around Davros' Crucible. It was also referenced by Evelina in "The Fires of Pompeii" in reference to the Doctor himself: "Your real name is hidden. It burns in the stars, in the Cascade of Medusa herself".
  • Messier 13 A grouping of stars mentioned in The Wheel in Space.
  • Mettula Orionsis A region of space said to be the location of Traken. Mentioned in Logopolis.
  • Miros A constellation mentioned in Mission to the Unknown.
  • N-Space, or Normal-space, is our universe, where heat death should have already occurred, but for the Logopolitans' creation of the CVEs to shunt the excess entropy into other universes, including E-space. Unless otherwise noted, all planets listed are in N-Space.
  • The Obverse, a parallel continuum visited in the novel Blue Angel possibly the original home of Iris Wildthyme. The Enclave is a pocket universe within the Obverse, inhabited by races such as the Gillighast and the Glass Men of Valcea.
  • The Panjassic Asteroid Field is mentioned in the Doctor Who book Monsters and Villains as the isolated asteroid field bought by the Brothers of Hame in the year five billion as a base for the evolution acceleration experiments run on trees, resulting in the Forest of Cheem.
  • The Scorpion Nebula is a molecular cloud described as 'half a universe away' from Earth. Within it lies the planet San Helios. The Tritovores originate either within the nebula or nearby.
  • Perseus Cluster a group of stars mentioned in The Wheel in Space.
  • The Silver Devastation is a place mentioned to be the origin of the Face of Boe in "The End of the World". It is also where Professor Yana (the Master in human disguise) claims to have been found as an orphan in "Utopia". It is a vast stellar region full of dead stars surrounded by degenerate and dark matter, created during a collision between two galaxies.
  • Phylox Series A gathering of stars said to be part of the Andromeda constellation. It is the location of the eponymous planet in Castrovalva.
  • The Time Vortex is the continuum that time machines travel through on the way from one destination to another.
  • Skythra The constellation said to be the location of the planet Ribos. Mentioned in The Ribos Operation.
  • Vahiden Horizon A stellar region mentioned in the fifth series Sarah Jane Adventures episode Sky. It is a vast area of space that features stunning interstellar lightning storms.
  • The Void is the name given by the Time Lords to the infinite nothingness between dimensions, where even time does not exist. According to the Doctor, in "Army of Ghosts", Eternals call it the Howling, and some others call it Hell. It is only traversable using a void ship, and prior to the Time War, by a TARDIS. Various inhabitants of a parallel version of Earth-most notably the Cybermen-were also able to travel across the void to the Earth of the main universe due to the damage caused by the Cult of Skaro's Void ship. The Tenth Doctor later sealed the Void by reversing a process previously used to open it, drawing millions of Cybermen and Daleks into the Void in the process. If successfully detonated, the Reality Bomb created by Davros and the Daleks in the series 4 finale would also have destroyed the void. The breaking down of barriers caused by this event allowed Rose Tyler and others who had relocated to the parallel Earth to return to the main universe, and the Tenth Doctor was able to travel there to return them and the Meta-Crisis Tenth Doctor.

Moons:

  • Delta 3 is a moon of the planet Delta Magna. Mentioned in The Power of Kroll.
  • Omega Mysterium, Falkus and Flidor are the three moons of Skaro. Mentioned in both The Daleks comic strip and the Time War audiobook. Flidor first appearing in The Dalek Book is a dead world rich in blue-veined gold. Two of the three moons were also seen very briefly at the beginning of the Doctor Who TV movie.
  • The third moon of Grundle was home to the voracious Drashigs.
  • The Moon is the single, natural satellite of Earth. In Smith and Jones, a hospital was temporarily transported there. From the 21st century onwards it is the location of a number of scientific outposts, such as a weather control centre (The Moonbase) and a Transmat hub (The Seeds of Death). In the 26th century it had a prison for political prisoners (Frontier in Space). The Moon was destroyed in the far future in the Doctor Who Magazine comic strip "Wormwood." In Dinosaurs on a Spaceship the Doctor says, "Try not to bump into the Moon otherwise the races who live there will be livid," implying that it has native intelligent life. In Kill the Moon, set in 2049, the Moon is shown to be a 100-milion-year-old egg containing a gigantic, winged creature. At the end of the episode the Moon is destroyed by the creature's hatching, but is replaced by another egg which it lays.
  • Phobos, a moon of Mars created by the Ice Warriors. By the year 2589 it served as a popular destination for extreme sports (Phobos).
  • The Lost Moon of Poosh is a moon of the planet Poosh, first mentioned in Midnight. In The Stolen Earth it is revealed as one of the 27 planets stolen by the Daleks for use in the reality bomb.
  • There is an unnamed moon or planetoid of Vertigan Majoris that was visited in the 1st Doctor novel Ten Little Aliens. It is possible that the planet Verticulus shares the same solar system with this planet.

Miscellaneous:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul Parsons (2006), The Unofficial Guide: The Science of Doctor Who, Icon Books 
  2. ^ "Apalapucia - Old Amy Pond". BBC. Retrieved 18 November 2011. 
  3. ^ BBC – The Sarah Jane Adventures – Mr Smith (UK Access Only)
  4. ^ Tribe, Steve (April 2009). Doctor Who: Companions and Allies. BBC Books. p. 96. ISBN 978-1-84607-749-4. 
  5. ^ Writers Russell T Davies, Gareth Roberts, Director James Strong, Producer Tracie Simpson (2009-04-11). "Planet of the Dead". Doctor Who. BBC. BBC One.

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