According to the Star Trek: Star Charts (pg. 44) and on the chart "United Federation of Planets III", the Cor Caroli system was located in or near Federation space, in the Alpha Quadrant. This system, also known as Alpha Canum Venaticorum, was a single star system. Primary was a Class A star with a magnitude of +1, which was a hundred times brighter than Sol. In the mid-22nd century, the Cor Caroli system was a destination on the Vulcan trade routes.