The Equatorial Trench of the Death Star was the wide trench than ran around the battle station's equator, separating its northern and southern hemispheres. It contained the Death Star's ion drive arrays and docking bays, and the other trenches ran parallel to it.
- Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel
- Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope (First appearance)
- The Weapon of a Jedi: A Luke Skywalker Adventure (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars: Card Trader (First identified as Equatorial Trench)