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The Introduction to Navigation that came with the Star Trek Maps

Star Trek Maps was an in-universe reference work published by Bantam Books in 1980. It was the first Star Trek publication devoted to stellar cartography with fold-out maps, and was released five years after small region maps appeared in the Star Fleet Technical Manual. Subsequent works incorporating 22nd and 24th century information would be released in Star Charts (2002) and Stellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference Library (2013).

Publisher's descriptionEdit

From the back cover
Four deluxe wall maps suitable for framing in stellar four color, pinpointing all the Federation planets, Neutral Zones and beyond. Plus: Official 32-page technical manual.

ContentsEdit

  • Introduction
  • The Charts
    • Coordinate Geometry
    • Location of the Federation
    • The Grid System
    • Chart Symbology
    • Astrogation Maps
  • Navigation
    • Navigation Computer System
    • Position Determination
    • Course Calculations
    • Aids
    • Support Facilities
    • Deep Space Procedures
    • Near Space Procedures
  • Regulations
    • Ship Requirements
    • Deep Space Operations
    • Near Space Operations
  • Voyages of the Enterprise
  • Appendix: Star System Data

MapsEdit

Chart A: United Federation of Planets

Chart B: Quadrants

Chart C: Enterprise Zone of Patrol

Chart D: Enterprise Zone of Patrol

ReferencesEdit

CharactersEdit

Micah BrackZephram CochraneRobert CraterGarth of IzarJohn GillKodosJohn MasefieldPlatoAlonzo RichterC.J. RichterSten

Starships and vehiclesEdit

Archon-classAuroraSS BonaventureColumbus (class F shuttlecraft) • Constitution-classUSS Enterprise (Constitution-class heavy cruiser) • DY Class sleeper shipFesariusUSS HorizonKlingon battlecruiserIKS KlolodeLafayettePlanet killerRomulan bird of preySpace CruiserStarlinerTholian web-spinnerSS Valiant WodenYonada

LocationsEdit

Stations and outpostsEdit

Epsilon Outpost (Outpost Epsilon 1Outpost Epsilon 2Outpost Epsilon 3Outpost Epsilon 4Outpost Epsilon 5Outpost Epsilon 6Outpost Epsilon 7Outpost Epsilon 8Outpost Epsilon 9Outpost Epsilon 10Outpost Epsilon 11) • Starbase 10Starbase 11Starbase 18Starbase 26

Stars and systemsEdit

15 Lyncis40 EridaniAcadiaAlpha CentauriArgus systemAriannusAxanarBeta TauriClarke's StarCoridan systemDimorusElbaHalkaHivehomKobolMacGregor's StarMakusManarkMelkotMote PrimeNew CaledoniaOmicron CepheiPal's StarPsi 2000 systemPyrisRigelSahndaraSol (Sol system) • Talos star groupTHX-1138UFC 325877UFC-113Wolmer AWolmer BWolmer's Starunnamed stars and systems
Stellar classificationEdit
O class starB class starA class starF class starG class starK class starM class starR class starN class starS class starpulsarneutron starblack holebinary startrinary starvariable stardwarf stargiant star

Stellar regionsEdit

Andromeda GalaxyMilky Way Galaxy (Carina-Cygnus ArmKlingon Neutral ZoneMurasaki 312Orion ArmPerseus ArmQuadrant 0Romulan Neutral ZoneSagittarius Arm)

Planets and planetoidsEdit

Acadia IIIAlfa 177Altair VIAmerindAmyclaeAnomalyArdanaArgus XAriannus IVAxanar IIBaBabelBeta Tauri IICaitDimorus IVEarthElba IIEminiar VIIHalka IIHivehom IIIHolberg 917GLunaM-113MacGregor IIIMakus IIIManark IVMegaraMelkot IIMoneMote IINew Caledonia system (New Caledonia IIINew Caledonia IV) • Omicron Cephei VIOrgania IVPsi 2000Pyris VIIRigel IRigel IIRigel IIIRigel IVRigel VRigel VIRigel VIIRigel VIIIRigel IXRigel XRigel XIRigel XIIRomulusRuimSaisSherman's PlanetTalos IVTanisseTohUFC 325877 IIVendikarVulcanWolmer A IIIWolmer B IVZion
Planetary classificationEdit
class A gas giantclass B gas giantclass C reducing planetclass D planetclass E planetclass F planetclass G silicate planetclass H planetclass I planetclass J planetclass K planetclass L planetclass M planetclass N planetclass O planetplanetoidmoon

SettlementsEdit

HeliopolisNew AberdeenNew PrincetonNew SacramentoOphiuchus colonyTantalus Penal ColonyTerra FourTerra Five

Races and culturesEdit

AndorianBeingDeltanDenebianDenevanDrellaEkosianExcalbianGornHomo hansoniiHuman (GreekNative American) • KaferianKalarKlingonKrellMedusanMelkotianOnlyOrganianOrionPlatonianPreserverRegulanRomulanScalosianTellariteTholianTriskelionUrsulianVeganVulcanZeonZetarian

States and organizationsEdit

Federation (StarfleetStarfleet Command) • Gorn HegemonyKlingon EmpireRomulan Star EmpireTholian AssemblyUnited Earth Space Probe AgencyVulcan Science AcademyVulcan Space Central

Science and technologyEdit

archeologyastrogationbiologybuoyCentral Navigation Beaconcentral processing unitcommunications relay stationcomputerdeflectorenvironmental suitfeudalismgenetic engineeringIndustrial Scalelibrary computerlife support beltlife support systemmemory banknavigation sensornavigational computerrecorder-markersciencestar chartstarshipstructural integrity fieldsubspace radiotelescopetimetransporterwarning buoywarp drivewarp fieldweapon

MeasurementEdit

kilometerlight-yearparsecquadrantsectorwarp factor (warp fourwarp sixwarp eight)

Material and energyEdit

antimattercarbonic aciddilithiumgasionkironidelightmattermineralorepergiumsodium chloride

Ranks and titlesEdit

astrogatorDohlmannavigatorprefectrank

LifeformsEdit

Aldebaran shellmouthandroidAntarean drywormBerengarian dragonCanis AlfaCapellan power catDimorusiandogdragonflying parasiteDikironium cloud creatureinsectoidkoalalifeformMellitusnon-corporeal lifeformRegulan bloodwormRegulan eel birdsandbat

PublicationsEdit

Comparative Planetary AnthropologyFighting StarshipsFundamental Declarations of the Martian ColoniesGeneral Order 7Navigation TechniquesOrganian Peace TreatyThe RepublicSea FeverSpace Operations HandbookStatutes of Alpha IIITheory of Relativity

Other referencesEdit

20th century22nd centuryanimalasteroidasteroid beltastrogationatmosphereAxanar Peace MissionBerthold radiationcaverncivil warcivilizationcolonycometcommerceconstellationcoordinatesdaydecadeelectromagnetismenergyfarmingFederation Security Councilfive-year missionFour Years Wargalaxygovernmentgravityhumanoidhyper-aginginsigniaInterstellar Communications Networkion stormK-class space stationM-raymagnetic fieldmagnetismmatterminingnavigationnavigation beaconnebulaNew Aberdeen Naval YardsNomad probenovaoceanorbitoutpostoutpost monitoring stationplanetplanetary classificationplantplasmaPrime DirectivepsychokinesisquadrotriticalequasarradiationRichter scale of cultureRomulan Neutral ZoneRomulan Warshipyardslaveryspacespeed of lightstandard orbitstarstar chartstar systemstarbasestarlinerstellar cartographystellar classificationstellar nomenclaturesubspacesynchronous parking orbitTan Rutechnologytelepathytreaty boundary quadrantUFC catalog systemVegan choriomeningitisVegan Tyranny

ChronologyEdit

1 million years ago 
Extra-galactic civilization left androids on planet Mudd
10,000 years ago 
The star Fabrina went nova
c. 1930 
Nuclear war destroyed the civilization on Omicron IV
Early 21st century 
Mars became independent
c. 1950 
Earth Human civilization rated E+ on Richter scale of culture
2039 
Seventh planet of Alpha Centauri explored by starliner UESP Enterprise
2050 
Development of warp drive by Zephram Cochrane
2053 
Original cochrane units established, equating warp speeds relative to the speed of light
2060s 
Flying parasites destroyed the civilization on Lavinius V (200 years ago)
2060s 
Great Awakening on Argelius (two centuries ago)
2084 
Ceres expedition lost near Capella
2089 
Disappearance of Zephram Cochrane
Late 21st century 
SS Valiant launched
2105 
Starliner Lafayette colonized New Paris
~ 2140s 
Flying parasites destroyed the civilization on Theta Cygni XII
c. 2147 
Theta VII colony established
22nd century 
Terra Four colony established in Alpha III system
2160s 
Deneva colonized
2160s 
Period of the Romulan War
2166 
Rigel admitted to the Federation
2167 
First contact with Sigma Iotia, by the USS Horizon
2170 
Terra Five colony established on Eta Serpentis VI
2172 
Cait admitted to the Federation
2175 
Antos admitted to the Federation
2176 
Catulla admitted to the Federation
2180s 
Rigel V admitted to the Federation
2180s 
Discovery of Theta Cygni XII
2181 
Tiburon admitted to the Federation
2185 
Edos admitted to the Federation
2193 
Merak admitted to the Federation
2195 
Beta Cygni II colony established
2195 
Beta VI colony established p24
Early 23rd century 
Terraforming and colony established on Planet Q
2207 
Aldebaran admitted to the Federation
c. 2213 
Tarsus IV colony established
2215 
Alpha Majoris system discovered
2215 
Ardana admitted to the Federation
2218
Merak II colony established
2221 
Argelius admitted to the Federation
2229 
Memory Alpha established
2230 
Daran admitted to the Federation
2231 
Memory Alpha opened to the public
2234 
Beta Ophiuchi admitted to the Federation
2238 
Wrigley's Pleasure Planet founded
2239 
Aurelia admitted to the Federation
2242 
Cygnet admitted to the Federation
2240s 
Period of the Four Years War
c. 2248 
Neural discovered
2248 
Mantilles admitted to the Federation
2250s 
Orion slave trade reportedly ended
2249 (2250s
Axanar admitted to the Federation
2260 (2264
Omicron Ceti III colony established
2259 
Medusa admitted to the Federation
2260 (2264
SS Valiant's recorder-marker was recovered by the USS Enterprise
2259 (2265
Ingraham B civilization destroyed by flying parasites
2260s 
Quantum II advancements made to warp drive
2261 (2267
Organian Peace Treaty signed
2262 (2267
Babel Conference held to consider Federation admission for Coridan
2262 (2267
Malurian civilization destroyed by Nomad probe
2267 
Delta admitted to the Federation
2263 (2268
The star Minara went nova
2263 (2268
Population of Gideon estimated at 500 billion prior to plague of Vegan choriomeningitis
2263 (2269
The star Beta Niobe went nova
2263 (2269
Memory Alpha sections destroyed by Zetars
2264 (2269
Coridan admitted to the Federation
stardate 1704.2 
The USS Enterprise traveled from Alfa 177 to Psi 2000, 46.4 parsecs distant on a direct bearing, but had to plot a course around a black hole located at coordinates -44.3, -33.9, 46.1.
stardate 3013.2 
The Enterprise traveled from Starbase 11 to Talos IV, 57.93 parsecs distant, bearing -27.47 mark 236.04.
stardate 3372.7 
The Enterprise rerouted from Altair VI to Vulcan by traversing two space lanes.
stardate 4842.6 
The Enterprise attempted to divert an asteroid from colliding with Amerind.

AppendicesEdit

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See alsoEdit

ImagesEdit

ConnectionsEdit

Star Trek Reference works
In-universe BluprintsStar Fleet Technical ManualStar Fleet Medical Reference ManualSpaceflight ChronologyMapsStar Trek II BiographiesThe Klingon DictionaryMr. Scott's Guide to the EnterpriseThe Worlds of the FederationStar Trek: TNG Technical JournalStar Trek: TNG Technical ManualChronologyEncyclopediaThe Ferengi Rules of AcquisitionFederation PassportThe Klingon WayStar Trek: TNG USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D BlueprintsThese Are the Voyages... - A Three-Dimensional Star Trek AlbumLegends of the FerengiKlingon for the Galactic TravelerQ's Guide to the ContinuumStar Trek: DS9 Technical ManualThe Tribble HandbookCookbokThe Klingon HamletCelebrationsStarship SpotterThe Hologram's HandbookThe Starfleet Survival GuideStar ChartsShips of the LineCaptain Kirk's Guide to WomenUSS Enterprise Owners' Workshop ManualA Very Klingon KhristmasStellar Cartography: The Starfleet Reference LibraryThe Klingon Art of War: Ancient Principles of Ruthless Honor
Real world The Making of Star TrekThe Making of Star Trek: The Motion PictureStar Trek: TNG CompanionMake-Up FX JournalThe Making of Star Trek: DS9The Physics of Star TrekThe Art of Star TrekThe Making of Star Trek: First ContactStar Trek Phase II: The Lost SeriesStar Trek: TOS SketchbookStar Trek: TNG - The Continuing MissionScience LogsStar Trek: TNG Sketchbook: The MoviesStar Trek: DS9 CompanionAliens & ArtifactsStar Trek: Voyager CompanionVoyages of Imagination101Star Trek: The Art of the FilmThe Art of Star Trek Online365The Visual DictionaryThe Star Trek Book

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