Why is it that in the very 1st Star Wars, when the Millennium Falcon takes off for the 1st time, the cockpit is on the right of the Falcon. When it's in the Death Star, the cockpit is on the left of the Falcon. Why?

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    Could it be upside-down? There is no "up" in space... – SJuan76 May 11 '17 at 21:52
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    I'm struggling to see which scene you're referring to. In my copy, in all of the Death Star scenes, the cockpit is on the right. – Valorum May 11 '17 at 21:58
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    If you can't provide images of what you're talking about, then we are forced to conclude the premise is wrong. If it were right, we would have heard about this all over the place over the last 40 years. – ThePopMachine May 11 '17 at 21:58

It doesn't

Taking off for the first time:

Official Canon (special edition) enter image description here

Original (1977 version): enter image description here (source: http://www.dvdactive.com/editorial/articles/star-wars-the-changes-part-one.html)

In the Death Star:

enter image description here

The only thing changing is the camera's orientation in relation to the ship, thus changing which side of the screen the cockpit is on

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