The M-334/G system is remote and usually avoided in shipping lanes due to its "strange" and "complex celestial dynamics," making it difficult to traverse. For unknown reasons, the Hunter Gratzner took a back-route to the Tangiers System, taking them through the M-344/G system.
Its the star system in which Pitch Black occurs. It is a triple star system with three planets. The second planet, named M6-117, is mostly a desert, and where Pitch Black takes place.