Category: Alpha Quadrant

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One quarter of the Milky Way Galaxy appearing to be located between 6 and 9 o’clock if the great plane of the galaxy is viewed as a clockface and the 6 o’clock position bisects the Sol system.[1] Located within the quadrant is the bulk of the United Federation of Planets, as well as the Cardassian Union, along with Bajor and its adjacent wormhole, which bridged a 70,000-light-year shortcut to the Gamma Quadrant.[2]

Notable Locations


  1. "Star Trek: Star Charts." Star Trek. Book. Pocket Books. October 2002.
  2. "Emissary." Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Episodes 401-402. Television. 4 January 1993.