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Questions tagged [hoth]

Hoth is an ice planet and location of the Rebel base featured in The Empire Strikes Back.

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What planets would I be able to see in the sky I were standing on the battlefield of Hoth?

As the title says, If I were standing in the spot where the battle of Hoth took place in The Empire Strikes Back and I looked upwards, what planets would I be able to see in the sky?
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Ep. V - alternate opening crawl on Hoth

From StarWars.com - STAR WARS: EPISODE V THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK - OPENING CRAWL: In an early form, the film's opening had the crawl appear not against space, but rather against the white snowy ...
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How did Darth Vader know the rebel base was on Hoth?

In The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader looks at a picture of a shield generator on an ice planet and declares that's the rebel base. How could he know merely by looking at the picture from the probe? ...
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Why didn't Luke use his lightsaber as a heat source?

When Luke escaped from the Wampa cave, couldn't he use his lightsaber as a heat source? Maybe not directly but by heating up the ground for example. Near the beginning of episode one it is shown ...
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Why are the cannons on a Snowspeeder angled inwards slightly?

This detail has not escaped me, being a fan of the X-Wing / Tie Fighter series and trying to do my own interpretation of a low-poly 3D model of a Snowspeeder... I've gotten many reference images, and ...
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Why did the wampa put Luke Skywalker upside down in the ice cave on Hoth?

Why did the wampa put Luke Skywalker upside down in the ice cave on Hoth?