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:
42,985,846 systems stored.
40,322,426 have known coordinates.
5,141,888 have locked coordinates.
115,541,891 celestial bodies stored.
1,639,043 distances stored.
1,638 routes shared.
114,763,235 entries in 53,507 flight logs
16,529 entries in 3,720 logbooks
0.010746% of the galaxy has been discovered on EDSM, it will take 38,649 years, 0 months, 17 days to discover it entirely.
Current known galactic population: 6,632,498,182,721
Current commodities stock in galactic market: 111,411,014,325 t