Vekta is a planet located in the Alpha Centauri system and can be found orbiting the second star of the system, Alpha Centauri B. It is a rich agrarian planet situated between Earth and various other colonies. Typically described as an Eden-class world, Vekta is covered with lush, fertile land, with flowing lakes and oceans. Vekta is self-sufficient in food production and serves as a stable point for administration and manufacturing. Vekta's approximate mass and atmospheric conditions mirror that of Earth's. It is also a planet of significant strategic importance to the Allies as it acts as a jump point between Earth and many other colonies. It is also a significant source of food and various other resources for Earth and many of her colonies.