List of Star Wars planets and moons
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List of planets and moons
The following list names planets and moons from the films or canon media that were settings or key portrayals (e.g., Alderaan):
|Planet / Moon||First appearance||Media||Fictional description||Ref.|
|Alderaan||Star Wars (1977)||Film||Princess Leia's home planet, ultimately destroyed by the Death Star|||
|Bespin||Empire Strikes Back, TheThe Empire Strikes Back||Film||Gas planet and the location of Cloud City|||
|Coruscant||Return of the Jedi (special edition)||Film||Urban planet and governmental center of Republic then Empire|||
|D'Qar||Star Wars: The Force Awakens||Film|||
|Dagobah||Empire Strikes Back, TheThe Empire Strikes Back||Film||Swamp planet and Yoda's residence|||
|Endor||Return of the Jedi||Film||Moon that the second Death Star orbited; inhabited by Ewoks|||
|Geonosis||Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones||Film||Desert planet where battle droids are manufactured|||
|Hosnian Prime||Star Wars: The Force Awakens||Film|||
|Hoth||Empire Strikes Back, TheThe Empire Strikes Back||Film||Ice planet and base for Rebel Alliance|||
|Jakku||Star Wars: The Force Awakens||Film||Desert planet and site of a battle|||
|Kamino||Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones||Film||Ocean planet where cloning technology is developed|||
|Kashyyyk||Star Wars Holiday Special||Film||Forest planet and home of the Wookiees|||
|Lothal||Star Wars Rebels||TV series||Remote farm planet and birthplace of Ezra Bridger|||
|Mustafar||Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith||Film||Volcano planet and location of showdown between Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi|||
|Naboo||Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace||Film||Home planet of Padme Amidala and the Gungans, including Jar-Jar Binks|||
|Sullust||Star Wars Battlefront (2015)||Video game||Volcanic planet, base of Imperial factories|||
|Takodana||Star Wars: The Force Awakens||Film|||
|Tatooine||Star Wars (1977)||Film||Desert planet and childhood home of Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker|||
|Utapau||Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith||Film||Planet of final battle with General Grievous|||
|Yavin||Star Wars (1977)||Film||Gas planet with several moons including Yavin 4|||
|Yavin 4||Star Wars (1977)||Film||Forest moon and base for the Rebel Alliance|||
- Wenz, John (April 23, 2015). "Could the Planets in Star Wars Actually Support Life?". Wired. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
- Chao, Tom (September 14, 2012). "10 Real Alien Worlds That Resemble 'Star Wars' Planets". Space.com. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
- De Semlyen, Phil (November 26, 2015). "Exclusive: Empire reveals names of new Star Wars planets". Empire. Retrieved November 28, 2015.
Joining Tatooine, Endor, Naboo and the already-revealed desert planet of Jakku are Takodana, D'Qar and Hosnian Prime.
- Cavelos, Jeanne (2007). The Science of Star Wars: An Astrophysicist's Independent Examination of Space Travel, Aliens, Planets, and Robots as Portrayed in the Star Wars Films and Books. Macmillan. pp. 29–32. ISBN 978-1-4299-7176-8.
- Nicholson, Max (May 4, 2015). "49 Things The 'Star Wars' Prequels Did Absolutely Right". MTV News. Retrieved October 27, 2015.
...they also brought in a supercluster’s worth of new planets, including Coruscant, Naboo, Kamino, Geonosis, Utapau, Mustafar, Kashyyyk and plenty of others in 'Episode III.'
- Taylor, Chris (2015). How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present, and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise. Basic Books. pp. 222–223. ISBN 978-0-465-04989-9.
- Day, Patrick Kevin (October 3, 2014). "'Star Wars Rebels': Ralph McQuarrie legacy on view in animated series". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 27, 2015.
The heroes of 'Rebels' hail from a backwoods planet called Lothal, which bears a close resemblance to McQuarrie's vision of Alderaan.
- Staff (October 28, 2010). "The Worlds of Star Wars". National Geographic. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
- Chalk, Andy (May 3, 2015). "Star Wars: Battlefront has 12 multiplayer maps including the planet Sullust". PC Gamer. Retrieved October 27, 2015.
Even with the Icelandic footage, it was more work creating the in-game environment for Sullust than for other planets, like Tatooine, Hoth, and Endor, all of which had real-world counterparts seen in the films.
- Galaxy Building, from Alderaan to Utapau at StarWars.com (official)
- Star Wars Canon: Just How Realistic Are the Single-Biome Planets? at The Escapist
- List of planets on Wookieepedia: a Star Wars wiki