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RE: Klingon cardinal directions

Steven Boozer (

>>> FWIW, that was the orientation of the Klingon symbol in TOS.
>>> It was changed to it's modern "upright" position for TNG (and
>>> the later TOS movies). I can picture a Klingon compass using 
>>> the symbol as it's pointer. Magnetic East?

>> Perhaps towards the sun rise in the east. And maybe the circle
>> in the background of the symbol is the sun.

>It is shown upright in the animated episode "More Tribbles, More

Does anyone remember its orientation on Koloth's ship, the IKV Groth, in DS9 "Trials and Tribble-ations"?  Did they include a CGI version of the ship?  (For that matter, what about the new digitally-enhanced versions of TOS "The Trouble With Tribbles" etc.?)

Canon Master of the Klingons

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