In Star Trek V: The Final Frontier,

The Enterprise A discovers that the "danger" surrounding the Great Barrier in the center of the Milky Way galaxy is just an illusion or at least not as deadly as everyone had believed, and that a planet of interesting origin lies within, with a very powerful energy being living upon it.

Did the Federation ever re-visit this location? Or was it cordoned off as off-limits to all ships? Are there any in-universe explanations as to whether Starfleet has ever re-visited this location?

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    This is an example of ST:V many trivial problems. If the script said it was a one off wormhole to some mystery planet no one would ever think of it again. God living at the center of the galaxy is a problem because the people watching the movie know better than the people making it that there are 100 billion other galaxies. I anticipate the only other callback to the alien trapped there was in a Q continuum novel which may have a beta canon answer for you – lucasbachmann Oct 13 '20 at 1:38
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    Well the creature ended up not being “god” though. Just an advanced (and clearly psychotic) energy being. My main question was whether or not SF ever revisited it or if ships were just told to stay away just like the Genesis planet. – MissouriSpartan Oct 13 '20 at 1:40
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    I wouldn't be surprised if God popped up in Lower Decks at some point. – Boelabaal Oct 13 '20 at 20:44

I hate resorting to Beta canon but here is the only answer.

"The One was still trapped within the barrier in 2374. The malevolent entity 0 had set the USS Enterprise-E on a course to free The One, but was stopped by the combined efforts of Q and the Calamarain long before reaching the barrier. (TNG novel: Q-Strike)" https://memory-beta.fandom.com/wiki/The_One

The Great Barrier is an immense energy field surrounding the galactic core of the Milky Way Galaxy. It was created 500,000 years ago by the Q Continuum to imprison The One for its crimes. (TNG - The Q Continuum novel: Q-Strike) https://memory-beta.fandom.com/wiki/Great_Barrier

  • This doesn't relate to the planet inside the barrier, but rather the barrier itself. – Valorum Oct 13 '20 at 22:32
  • @Valorum how do you not realize that getting to the barrier that surrounds the planet is a prerequisite to getting to the planet. There is one example in a non canon novel of the Federation getting anywhere near that planet again, and it was stopped. That's the answer. – lucasbachmann Oct 14 '20 at 1:16
  • The barrier is vast and surrounds a globe 7000ly across. – Valorum Oct 14 '20 at 6:45

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