In 2368, Jean-Luc Picard's blockade armada retreated to this location to regroup, following the disabling of their tachyon detection grid, seeking to establish a new grid. However, this proved unnecessary as the USS Sutherland detected the Romulan forces by another method. (TNG: "Redemption II")
The star chart seen in "Generations" depicted the location of planets, stars, and star systems in the Alpha Quadrant.
According to the Star Trek: Star Charts, on page 62, Gamma Eridon was a binary star system. Primary was a Class M star. It had a magnitude of +5, which was the same brightness as Sol. The stellar companion was a Class M star, too. The system was located in the Beta Quadrant.