This nebula was formed millennia before the Jedi Civil War when the star of the Qixoni system exploded in a supernova. The heat and energy of the star caused metals and minerals in one of its orbiting planets to become fused into crystals, which were then blasted into space when the planet was destroyed.
- Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords (First mentioned)
- Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords: Prima Official Game Guide
- The Essential Atlas (First identified as Qixoni Nebula)