Omega Maelstrom is an uninhabited star system, an expanse of with proto-planetary debris scattered throughout the plane of the system's elliptic.

Some of the Omega Maelstrom's asteroids were large enough to support mining operations, but early attempts proved uneconomical and were abandoned. The abandoned industrial sites were used as hideouts by Menalvagorean revolutionaries and pirates. (TOS video game: 25th Anniversary)