EDSM (Elite Dangerous Star Map) was at first a community effort to store and calculate systems coordinates around the Elite: Dangerous galaxy.
It is now the main API used by dozens of software and websites to find systems, coordinates, information (governement, allegiance, faction...) and celestial bodies (types, materials...).
EDSM has become a must-have for all respectable explorers, and commanders in the galaxy, with it you can:
34,272,179 systems stored.
31,549,100 have known coordinates.
3,918,817 have locked coordinates.
56,366,836 celestial bodies stored.
1,592,644 distances stored.
1,370 routes shared.
92,474,824 entries in 45,748 flight logs
12,444 entries in 2,990 logbooks
0.008568% of the galaxy has been discovered on EDSM, it will take 42,691 years, 8 months, 14 days to discover it entirely.
Current known galactic population: 6,632,494,082,913
Current commodities stock in galactic market: 112,779,398,583 t