Alpha Quadrant

Caption: Bajoran Wormhole

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

Episode: DS9 406 - Captive Pursuit

That 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.

The quadrant is home to the bulk of the Federation and the Cardassian Union, along with Bajor and its adjacent wormhole which bridges a 70,000-lightyear shortcut to the Gamma Quadrant.

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