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:
50,489,616 systems stored.
47,883,178 have known coordinates.
6,250,213 have locked coordinates.
172,132,304 celestial bodies stored.
1,659,476 distances stored.
1,988 routes shared.
138,138,544 entries in 62,248 flight logs
20,123 entries in 4,360 logbooks
0.012622% of the galaxy has been discovered on EDSM, it will take 37,872 years, 2 months, 23 days to discover it entirely.
Current known galactic population: 6,632,508,360,232
Current commodities stock in galactic market: 112,739,778,001 t