ED3D Galaxy Map


Abandonned / No longer updated
With an API
Compatible with release
Sources available
Supported languages
English en
WebApplication Web application
Elite:Dangerous Application


Open project for a 3D Galactic Map to be use on web application for Elite: Dangerous.

List of features:

  • JSON file to fill the map.
  • Manage click event to display information related to a system (if detailed infos, need to be in the JSON file)
  • Display a global view of the galaxy that reproduces the ingame galaxy - Generated from a volumetric particle cloud from an ingame screenshot (a kind of heightmap).
  • Hud with customizable categories to filter the map [Optional] 
  • the HUD stay customisable to fit to any style (full CSS+HTML),
  • systems colorizations using color attribute that can be set on each category and soon use color from ingame stellar type (if stellar type defined in JSon file for each system) [Optional]
  • show exploration routes (implemented but not on the demo, will be used on EDBoard) [Optional],
  • controls to enable/disable Milky Way & grid,
  • define an initial position (like player position) for start animation & start camera position [Optional]



Use Three.js & jQuery


  • Far galaxy view Far galaxy view
  • New Milky Way render (from 1.0.1 release) New Milky Way render (from 1.0.1 release)


  • Jun 30, 2022 (Dave247) Updated Frontier URLs & marked as abandoned
  • Jan 23, 2016 (biobob) add screen for new Milky Way render
  • Jan 23, 2016 (biobob) 1.0.1 Release: Improve far galaxy view
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  • Jan 15, 2016 (biobob) Add API/Plugin infos
  • Jan 10, 2016 (biobob) New controls + start position option
  • Nov 21, 2015 (biobob) First revision


ED3D is intended to be use as plugin for 3rd party app.

Tools using the API