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In The Force Awakens we see a powerful weapon capable of immense destruction. When it's activated, we see

five or so planets and a sun that are

enemies of the First Order destroyed.

Is there a verified list of the targets by name?

I'm not asking for merely the most publicized target.

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    Possible duplicate of Was this planet destroyed? – Rogue Jedi Dec 20 '15 at 2:58
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    @RogueJedi I've clarified that I'm asking about all targets, not just one (or a collective name). I didn't see an answer with that information on the other question, but I have updated mine to take out the tangent-question which was answered there. – user31178 Dec 20 '15 at 3:14
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    Fair warning: if you vote to close this question, it shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine. Failing that, I'll undupehammer it because the OP clearly explained it was NOT a dupe. – DVK-on-Ahch-To Dec 20 '15 at 3:33
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As of this moment, no. There is no official, published list.

We won't know until more information is published from an official source. The official novelization mentions the Hosnian system ten times, but only ever refers to Hosnian Prime's neighbors as "the Hosnian System's other worlds" or "the Hosnian worlds". It does name Korr Sella as the Resistance officer staring at the bright light in the sky in Republic City on Hosnian Prime for a brief moment, before Hosnian Prime's destruction, but that's the only clue.

Unfortunately the Visual Dictionary does not mention what the other worlds (and whether they are planets or just moons) of the Hosnian System are aside from Hosnian Prime. It shows an updated Galaxy Map (though it only shows a smattering of worlds), but doesn't mention whether any of the worlds near Hosnian Prime (such as Corellia) are in the Hosnian system or just near it (my guess is that they're not, considering system tends to refer to solar system).

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  • I hope the VD provides some insights. I know that some names, such as Lor San Tekka's, were revealed in other books – user31178 Dec 20 '15 at 18:34
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    I guess the asker wasn't asking for this, but simply "The capital of the republic" would have cleared things up for me. Took a couple questions and answers for that to become clear. Would have made the movie make more sense if I had picked that up while watching it. – DCShannon Dec 20 '15 at 20:46
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    @DCShannon I remember one of the baddies calling it "The capital...", but I had just watched Episode II, and the capital was still Coruscant. Like everyone else, I didn't know it was moved, and I'm also a bit annoyed that we don't have actual names for the other planets. (For all we know, they were nameless because they were worthless, like uninhabited Mars). – user31178 Dec 21 '15 at 1:01
  • @CreationEdge Updated the post, the Visual Dictionary doesn't name the other worlds. – TylerH Dec 29 '15 at 21:24
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    @CreationEdge FWIW, the New Republic voted to move from Coruscant as a major show of solidarity with the dissident voices that started the downfall to the Senate in the Old Republic; sort of a symbolic way of saying "we're serious about this". They also voted to rotate "the capital" between a collection of various member worlds. It is possible that the five destroyed worlds were the ones between which the capital rotated over time. – TylerH Dec 29 '15 at 23:50
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As per the accepted answer, the others appear to be unnamed.

While there isn't an official canon answer, it would be handy to have placeholder names until there is. "Those other planets destroyed with Hosnain Prime" is a bit of a mouthful.

Since it looks like they were all in the same system, and the designator "prime" implies more with similar names, it would make sense to call them "Hosnian Secunde", "Hosnian Tertie", "Hosnian Quarte", etc. At least until we hear something official different.

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    Since Starkiller blew up all the planets in the system, I think people would probably just say "the Hosnian System" when talking about its annihilation. – TylerH Jan 6 '16 at 15:05
  • @TylerH - You're probably right. There might be some call in-universe one day for a character to refer to one (perhaps a character hails from there), but since all we know about them now is that they were destroyed together, there's no real need for us to address individual ones by name. – T.E.D. Jan 6 '16 at 15:07
  • @TylerH ...but one of the possible motivations for this question might have been a desire to have names anyway (perhaps for fan-fiction?), so I thought it worth addressing. – T.E.D. Jan 6 '16 at 15:12

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