Do you think the randomly generated starting systems lack character? Then this might be the right mod for you!
Realistic Stars Mod aims to improve realism on the galaxies generated by the game, without compromising variety or gameplay.
Stellar Galaxies Mod adds more star density levels selection options to all vanilla sized galaxies.
Any modder may use these assets or derive new assets from them without limitation so long as credit for the originals is given in the mod description or mod readme
This is not a total conversion, but unlike any other mod currently available, it allows you to play any one of up to 18 races in a detailed static star map covering the space within about 800 light years of Sol.