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How does the planet Starkiller base in the Force Awakens remain day light once the weapon is charged? [duplicate]

How many suns are around Starkiller base in the Force Awakens? Is it just one? If its sucks the power out of one star from the back of the planet how is the front of the planet lit up like the sun is ...
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Why would one want to build a Starkiller Base on a planet? [duplicate]

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens the First Order built a Death Star-like construct known as Starkiller Base on a planet. To charge and fire the weapon, it drains the energy from a sun. To eliminate the ...
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How did Starkiller maintain orbit? [duplicate]

So I just saw TFA and was just wondering this about starkiller. How did it maintain orbit after destroying its Sun? I don't think that destroying a planets sun would be very good for it.
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How would Starkiller Base function in the long term if it took entire Suns to charge up? [duplicate]

Starkiller Base was made out of a Planet with it's super weapon being powered by draining the nearby sun. But how would it work for the long term? could the planet actually move? if so how and what ...
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How did the planets not freeze over after the attack from Starkiller Base?

In Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, the Starkiller Base Would that not have killed everyone on the surface of Starkiller Base and on the targeted planet almost instantly? Rey and Kylo go ...
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Which planet became Starkiller Base?

In The Force Awakens, we see the First Order using a new superweapon -- Starkiller Base -- to siphon up the power of stars and use it to destroy multiple planets within that same solar system at a ...
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Did the Resistance know about Starkiller Base and if not, how was it hidden so well?

I don't recall this being explained in the movie, but did the Republic/Resistance have any idea the Starkiller base existed before it Did no one notice the fact that something way bigger than the ...
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What happened to the Starkiller Base at the end?

When Starkiller Base is: Is that what happens, or did something else happen,
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Did Starkiller Base use kyber crystals?

Giant kyber crystals have been at the heart of every superweapon in the war between the Jedi and the Sith during the Old Republic, before the Galactic Republic, according to Yoda. It is also at the ...
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What is the range of the Starkiller Base in The Force Awakens?

Since the Starkiller Base is a huge planet, you would think it would be pretty hard to move to get closer to other planets, and it would also need to travel to other stars to actually refuel. But we ...
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Why didn't Starkiller Base turn into a white dwarf?

This question relates to the physics of a situation that occurs in Star Wars VII. I am wondering if there has been any canon to address this. A white dwarf is an object with about the mass of the ...
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What are the significant “Scenes missing from the film” in the official novelization for The Force Awakens?

inspired by DVK's comment on this question. Star Wars: The Force Awakens has received an official novelization from Alan Dean Foster. What significant scenes are there in the novelization that are ...
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Did Starkiller base have a hyperdrive, if so what class?

It has been mentioned that the first Death Star had a class 4 Hyperdrive and a class 20 backup, so it could move from system to system (so it could destroy targets.) As the weapons system of the First ...