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:
36,041,682 systems stored.
33,301,617 have known coordinates.
4,127,687 have locked coordinates.
69,238,285 celestial bodies stored.
1,603,606 distances stored.
1,413 routes shared.
96,482,087 entries in 47,519 flight logs
13,249 entries in 3,128 logbooks
0.009010% of the galaxy has been discovered on EDSM, it will take 41,537 years, 8 months, 1 day to discover it entirely.
Current known galactic population: 6,632,494,495,165
Current commodities stock in galactic market: 108,966,569,751 t