Questions tagged [object-identification]

For questions asking for identification of a science fiction or fantasy object. Please include an image of the object, or a link to the object, with the question, For identification of a character use [character-identification] instead and for identification of a story use [story-identification instead.

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What is this painting on the Enterprise showing?

In the TNG episode "The Best of Both Worlds" Part 1, Commander Shelby is given guest quarters on the Enterprise. Her quarters contain the painting shown below: What is the inverted tear-drop-like ...
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Can we identify all the characters in this "Ultimate Space Battle" poster?

Disclosure: I am the creator of this poster. Click for higher resolution image Can we identify which properties they come from and who they are?
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What are the names of all the sci-fi vessels in this artwork?

This artwork is described as featuring "over 120 locations, vessels, and characters." The locations are labeled and there are only a few characters, so that leaves the vessels. Many I recognize (see ...
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What franchises are these weapons from?

The numbers refer to the weapon before them unless that weapon is last on the line. (Also if anyone has a more complete screenshot of the remaining weapons or of ones with cut off portions please ...
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What is the ID of all these ships?

Based on this question asking to identify the silhouette of Buck Rogers' star fighter, someone posted a link to pic of the larger collage of ships the question was based on. What is the ID of all ...
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What's this round medallion from the "Rise of Skywalker" trailer? [duplicate]

This round medallion is held by someone in the trailer. It looks familiar but I can't place it. Is it something from existing Star Wars lore?
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What is the manufacturer/brand of the glass that Dr. Crusher breaks?

In “Cause and Effect”, Dr. Crusher breaks this glass. Anybody have a clue who the manufacturer/brand this glass is from and/or the model?
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What is the gold charm taken from the Millennium Falcon?

During the The Last Jedi Luke is shown boarding the Millennium Falcon and while he is in the cockpit he takes a golden charm (looks like dice tethered on a chain). I have never seen them before, but ...
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Unknown equipment on the back of some runabouts

The runabouts in Deep Space Nine sometimes have additional equipment on their backs; this is a screenshot from S02E15 (Paradise), showing the Orinoco in the background with the unknown equipment & ...
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Does anyone know what this fantasy script is from?

My friend keeps on writing it, yet he won't tell me where it's from. He says the third line from the top says : "for what reason."
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What stories and characters are referenced in this painting of a Science Fiction and Fantasy Lounge?

This image depicts a fantasy version of the Storm Crow Alehouse, a real-world fantasy themed tavern. This one is obviously filled with various references to fictional works. Can we identify the whole ...
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What franchises are these weapons and objects from?

I think some have featured on a past post of mine ;)
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In Loki, who is in this photo at the bottom of this box?

In season 1 episode 1 of Loki series when Loki visits the TVA he sees I would like to know whose photo is present in the drawer.
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Can anybody ID this ship silhouette? [duplicate]

Been driving myself and a group of friends absolutely crazy.
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What were the titles of the seventeen DVDs owned by Sally Sparrow?

In the "Blink" episode (Season 3, episode 10), Sally learns that the Doctor is attempting to communicate with her through hidden messages called "Easter Eggs" within seventeen separate DVDs. Larry, ...
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Which known Targaryens had personal coat of arms in addition to the three headed dragon of House Targaryen?

As the title says, which known Targaryens had personal coat of arms in addition to the three headed dragon of House Targaryen (a red three-headed dragon, breathing flame on black) and what were those ...
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Location of this 1980's Dalek found in a scholarly article?

I'm looking for the in-universe location of the Dalek shown below. The original article: Canny. A Computational Approach to Edge Detection, IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 8(...
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What were the cylindrical structures Rey was salvaging from in the Star Destroyer?

In the beginning of The Force Awakens, Rey is shown to be salvaging components from large cylindrical structures in what appears to be a crashed Star Destroyer's hangar. Is there any information (cue ...
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What are these Star Wars Lego figures supposed to be?

My guess is they're pod racers....
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Which Moby Dick appears on Khan's bookshelf?

Inspired by this question, I'm curious as to which exact printing of Moby Dick (edition, year, publisher) appears on Khan's bookshelf in The Wrath of Khan: Does anyone know?
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What kind of coin was given by Jaqen H'ghar to Arya? [duplicate]

A comment an an answer of mine on another question made my wonder about the iron coins used by the Faceless Men, one of which was given by Jaqen H'ghar to Arya. Was the iron coin given by Jaqen H'...
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What were the objects Rey was salvaging in the Star Destroyer hangar?

In The Force Awakens, Rey is shown salvaging components from cylindrical structures in a crashed Star Destroyer's hangar. Is there any information (cue the TFA Visual Dictionary, Incredible Cross-...
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What is the source of this lighting bolt shaped wand movement for Avada Kedavra?

On the Harry Potter wikia's page for Killing Curse, the following lightning bolt shaped icon is displayed as the wand movement. This icon is stylized like the ones that appeared on the old, pre-2015 ...
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What items are shown in this panel of All-Star Superman?

This panel from All-Star Superman shows part of Superman's Fortress of Solitude. (Note that "Superman's Forbidden Room" is the name of the story, not the area shown.) You can see the city of Kandor ...
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What types of keyboard does Neo/Mr Anderson use?

I like how Neo's room is detailed and have recently developed an interest in keyboard choices and keyboards in general. What sort of (prop) keyboards is Neo using? The newer keyboard seems to be ...
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Bridge lights dimming or changing color after "battle stations!" was declared on some ship in Star Trek TOS?

I seem to remember the lighting on the bridge of some ship1 in Star Trek TOS2 changing by design from normal to something attention-getting when "battle stations!" was announced. Changes in ...