Roxan was a planet located somewhere in the space of the galaxy's Alpha or Beta Quadrants, in orbit of the Ampolis star system, at coordinates 0.44N 0.45E.

In the 23rd century, Roxan was home to a Federation colony, a noted center of industry and the location of a Starfleet outpost facility. By reference stardate 2/2306.01, the world had a population of 2.52 billion individuals of various races and cultures, and the government was an associate status colonial member of the Federation. (FASA RPG module: The Federation)