Encyclopedia > Alpha Quadrant

  Article Content

Alpha Quadrant

The Alpha Quadrant is one quarter of the Milky Way Galaxy using the Star Trek method of Stellar Cartography. It would be located between 6 and 9 o'clock positions if the plane of the galaxy were seen as a clock face with the 6 o'clock position bisecting the Sol system. The Alpha Quadrant serves as the usual setting for the television shows Star Trek: The Original Series and Star Trek: The Next Generation as well as most of the Star Trek movies. It is home to the United Federation of Planets and the Cardassian Union.

The other quadrants are:



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Jordanes

... or Jordanis was a 6th century historian. He was an Ostrogoth and was a notary of Gothic kings in Italy. At the time of Justinian, he was a Christian and possibly bishop ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 35 ms