The asteroid Alpha mensae CQ-8878256 (Alpha mensae Charlie Quebec-8878256) is an asteroid in the Alpha mensae system. The asteroid is located inbetween Alpha mensae I and Alpha mensae II. The asteroid is home to several so called 'light caves' These caves where created by impacts and are actually craters rather than caves, they emit light because lf the large amount of Trelikin and szerium who when mixed create light. The asteroid's surface is mostly made up of Flarium which looks purple but when hit by intense light it becomes orange. A large base exists on the asteroid which houses 5 million sentiences. The base was originally created for scientific research but after about 6 years it became a simple colony.