|Controlling Faction||Ankh Guards|
HIP 74290 is a Class F (White) star system 378.58 light years to the northeast of Sol (coordinates 254:-39:278), about two thirds of the way towards the Coalsack nebula. It is notable for its station, Pratchett's Disc.
- HIP 74290 A
- HIP 74290 B
- (HIP 74290 AB barycentre)
- HIP 74290 C
- There are three factions in the system, all independent. Their names refer to factions in Ankh-Morpork, a city in Terry Pratchett's Discworld books.
- Ankh Guards, a democracy who control the station Pratchett's Disc (refers to the City Watch)
- The Guild, an anarchy (refers to the city's many guilds)
- One Man, One Vote, a dictatorship (refers to the Patrician and his version of democracy)