Mettula Orionsis was a star system that contained the planet Traken, the capitol of the Traken Union. At least three planets were seen to make up the system (one being Traken). (TV: The Keeper of Traken) Nyssa once described Mettula Orionsis as a constellation rather than a "star system". (PROSE: Divided Loyalties)
In 1981, a temporary wave of entropy swept across part of the universe, destroying Mettula Orionsis in the process. (TV: Logopolis)
Mettula Orionsis was visible in the night sky of Surobos. (COMIC: Shipwreck!)
The Eleventh Doctor said that the Ood could check the weather in the Mettula Orionsis system from their upgraded communicators. (COMIC: An Ood Thing to Say)
The Eighth Doctor recalled a saying in the Academy about how the beat of a butterfly's wings in Mettula Orionsis caused a time storm in the Mutter's Spiral. (AUDIO: Storm Warning)
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This location was misspelled "Mettula Orionis" in the novel Divided Loyalties, "Metulla Orionis" in the novel The Quantum Archangel and "Metulla Orionsis" in An Ood Thing to Say.