I visited the California Nebula region for the recent Community Goals there. Rescued two Occupied Escape Pods, and shot down several pirates in my ill-equipped-for-combat Asp Explorer. Got paid around 1M credits for my trouble.
Flew around sightseeing afterwards a little, figured I’d pick up some postcards while I was in the area.
Resource Extraction Zone at an ice-ringed gas giant.
This NPC miner in a Gunship had just withdrawn its Taipan fighter after being attacked, and is now looking for the next promising chunk of (probably worthless) ice.
An ammonia world circling a G-class star near the nebula.
Landable planet in the same system. This is as close as you can get to stretching your legs in Elite.
Gonna leave it parked here for now.