an overview of the Local Space, which is the main operational
extend of the Federation and many other neighboring powers.
Although explored space can be exceeding the extends of
the local space, most ships operate within its limits and
space beyond might be vastly unexplored.
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a more detailed map of the highlighted area:
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The United Federation of Planets (UFP) is
a interstellar federal republic composing of many member worlds
which exist under a common government based on principles
of equality, liberty and rights and are sharing their knowledge
and resources for peaceful coexistence and cooperation.
The UFP was founded by United Earth, the Confederacy of Vulcan,
the Andorian Empire and the United Planets of Tellar in 2161.
The Klingon Empire (Imperial Klingon Empire,
Klingon Imperial Empire) is one of the major powers throughout
Federation history. Kahless the Unforgettable founded the
Empire in the 9th century by uniting the Klingon homeworld
of Qo'noS, Klingons conquered many worlds pursuing their warrior's
quest for combat and honour...
The Romulan Star Empire (Romulan Empire)
is a major power of highly xenophobic, territorial protective
people with policies of extreme secrecy. A buffer zone called
the "Neutral Zone" has been established between
the Romulan Empire and the Federation after the end of the
Earth-Romulan War and violation of the neutral zone would
be considered an act of war by the either faction.
The Cardassian Union (Cardassian Empire,
Cardassia) is an Alpha Quadrant power with a highly militaric
philosophy seeking to expand their territory. Colliding with
their federation neighbors led to the Federation-Cardassian
War, which was ended by a peace treaty establishing a Demilitarized
Zone (DMZ) in 2367. Relations didn't improve and another war
couldn't be prevented as the Cardassians joined the Dominion.
The Breen Confederacy is the interstellar
state of the Breen. Little is known about the breen or their
government by other species.
They joined up with the Cardassian Union and the Dominion
in their fight against the Federation and induced catastrophic
damage on the side of the Federation in the first weeks of
their fights by using previously unknown capabilities.
The Tholian Assembly is the state of the
non-humanoid Tholians which signed a nonaggression pact
with the Dominion, but remained in a neutral position until
the end of the war.
Contact with the Tholians happens rarely.
The Sheliak Corporate is the government of
the Sheliak, whose homeworld is inside the Shelia star system.
The Sheliak view humanoid life as inferior and a highly complex
treaty (Treaty of Armens) was established in 2255 to regulate
the dealings between the Federation and the Corporate.
The Son'a Solidarity is a narcissistic and
materialistic power established by former Ba'ku who left the
planet after a failed coup.
Over their course they subjugated other civilisations, integrated
them into their own society and violated the Second Khitomer
Accord by equipping their ships with isolytic subspace weapons.
The Ferengi Alliance is the Ferengi government,
devoted to Ferengi profit and commerce. Lead by the Grand
Nagus from the Tower of Commerce on Ferenginar they attempt
to make a fortune and live by the Rules of Acquisition.
The Talarian Republic is the state of the
patriachal and xenophobic Talarians. In the 24th century the
Talarians had some skirmishes with the Federation known as
the Galen border conflicts.
map can be navigated in numerous ways and is divided in
Inside the Map Section the map is displayed,
you can directly navigate using your mouse. The click-events
depend on the selected tool in the Navigation Control
and in the lower left corner the current scale is displayed.
On the right side of the map, the Navigation
Control can be found. By using the pan and zoom
buttons you can navigate the map and your position will
be displayed inside an overview map, which can also be
used to change your location accordingly.
The following tools with various mouse-events for the
map are available:
The selected tool will be highlighted and a short description
inside the results-area of the Search Section will appear.
Some tools may also display their findings in this area.
It's also possible to open the map key which can be extended
with political information or the information-slide.
The Search Section is right above the
Map and the Navigation Control and will allow you to search
for locations inside this map (enter at least two characters).
For a complete search inside all maps at once you can
use the global search.
The results will be displayed below the input field, on
mouse-over a blinking indicator will illustrate the location's
position in the more distant zoom-levels (The indicator
won't appear in the two closest zoom-levels!). By clicking
on the location of your choice the map will automatically
center to the corresponding coordinates and zoom in. For
additional information you can select the -icon
and if you wish to browse all locations you can visit
inside the information-slide.
The galaxy is divided into four quadrants (α,
β, γ, δ), defined by two meridian passing
through the galactic core.
The quadrants are divided into sectors, a sector is
typically 20x20x20 light years in size and is assigned
a number when charted. Some sectors may also be named
after prominent locations.
Starbases, Outposts, Space / Repair Stations, Relays
or any other space installation.
Member or a colony of a larger interstellar state.
Non-aligned system under protection or control of
another interstellar state.
Inhabited, warp-capable, independent system.
Habitable system, inhabited by a prewarp-civilisation
Quarantined or isolated system, poses possible dangers.
Barren system which doesn't support life for humanoids.
Known, yet not visited system, exact conditions may
Very small and dense star, which may be rotating rapidly
Black hole or another singularity.
An interstellar cloud of matter (gases, dust) which
may give birth to stars.
Groups of stars held together by their gravitational
forces. May contain hundreds or thousands of stars and
many possible star systems with planets.