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What is the Battle of Chyron Belt?

After Leia is recovered from space and left to recover in what looks to be a glass MRI machine, command of the fleet is given to Vice Admiral Holdo. Poe asks Ello Asty if this is the "Battle of Chyron ...
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Is Jabba the Hutt: The Art of the Deal's title a deliberate reference?

Disclaimer: Please keep this as apolitical as possible while still answering the question. The Dark Horse graphic novel Jabba the Hutt: The Art of the Deal was released 11 years after the more well ...
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Is there a canon interpretation of who the five are in the Prophecy of the Five from the KOTOR Comics?

In the Knights of the Old Republic comics series, one of the central themes is a Jedi prophecy known as the Prophecy of the Five, which describes five people who are to bring on the return of the Sith ...
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Who is this character in the video for “The Saga Begins” by Weird Al Yankovic?

In the video for the Weird Al Yankovic song "The Saga Begins" (1999), Weird Al is playing at a Mos Eisley-type cantina, where several aliens can be seen dancing alongside the regular Star Wars ...
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What happens to a Jedi's ashes?

What is done with a Jedi's ashes after they are cremated? After Qui-Gon Jinn was killed by Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, his physical body was burned in a funeral pyre, ...
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Did Sidious have both Maul and Dooku as apprentices at one time?

We know that Dooku paid the Pyke syndicate to kill Sifo-Dyas sometime during the chancellorship of Finis Valorum. We know that because Valorum personally sent Sifo-Dyas to negotiate with the Pykes. ...
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How are the different pips explained on Han's Dice?

In the original Star Wars trilogy, Han Solo's dice are seen with standard pips. While there is no clear movie cell with these pips, there is this Decipher game card for their CCG: Also, the dice ...
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What is the significance of Chewie's white patch?

In the novel Crystal Star by Vonda McIntyre, Leia and Chewbacca stumble upon a fleet of Imperial slave ships. At that moment, the following exchange occurs: Chewbacca touched the thick chestnut fur ...
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Have we ever seen a shaved or a bald Wookiee?

This (disturbing?) image was posted to Reddit with the title "What Chewbacca would look like as a shaved man.": This comment claims: this was made by texturing his base model in Battlefront II(...
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Does “Vader” carry connotations of “father” to a speaker of Galactic Basic Standard?

An English speaker on Earth could be reasonably expected to be familiar with either the Dutch "vader" meaning father or the very similar German "vater", also meaning father. Obviously German and ...
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How many “Mos Eisley-like” settlements are there on Tatooine?

I know that Mos Eisley and Mos Espa were the first and most important cities on the planet Tatooine, but in the game Star Wars: The Old Republic a lot of other "Mos-like" settlements appeared(Mos Ila, ...
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Is the dating of Anakin's fall and redemption/death relative to his age intentional?

Anakin was born in 41.9 BBY. He had his 10th birthday a few days after Ep I ended, and 20th birthday a day before Ep II started. Moving forward, he fell to the dark side at the age of 23, and was ...
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Who manufactures BB droids?

As of the Last Jedi, we've seen the BB-series used by the First Order as well as the Resistance- what company makes them and isn't shy about selling to both sides?
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What did Chewbacca do before Episode III?

It is known that Chewbacca was a Wookiee that fought (along with other Wookiees) for the Republic during the Clone Wars, but is there any information on what he did before the Clone Wars and Episode ...
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Is Palpatine just lucky that Obi-Wan discovers the clone army and then the Separatist plot, justifying his emergency powers?

It sure seems like Jango didn't want to be tracked since he kills the original assassin sent after Amidala with a dart when she's about to talk, and then he flees as soon as Obi-Wan shows up on Kamino ...
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Can you please identify a Star Wars fanfic in which Leia gave birth to a cyborg child?

Although this fanfic was written long ago, it became popular when The Force Awakens was released because Kylo Ren was obviously not a cyborg. But, the author added a new foreword saying that the ...
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What does Finn personally think of his past?

Here's what got me thinking about this: During the battle on Takodana, Finn takes a blaster rifle from a dead or incapacitated Stormtrooper and shows off his incredible shooting skills (Apparently he ...
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Web comic comparing Star Wars with Foundation

A while ago I saw a cartoon depicting one person describing a famous un-filmed scifi story to someone else. The story sounded like Star Wars but was revealed to be Asimov's 'Foundation Trilogy'. My ...
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Why is Kylo Ren separated from the other Knights Of Ren?

In the movie you just see a glimpse of the Knights Of Ren. The question Where were the Knights of Ren during the events of The Force Awakens? sort of answers where they are in The Force Awakens. ...
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Was the ship Supremacy completely destroyed?

Was the First Order's flagship Supremacy utterly beyond repair after hyperspace ramming or it's still can be used/jump/have it's "wing" rebuilt? It didn't look like larger part was burning, Ren and ...
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For how long do the effects of a Jedi Mind Trick last?

Some commands can be followed instantly. For example, if a Jedi commands a weak-minded person using Force to reveal certain information, he/she can do that instantly ending the temporal scope of the ...
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Are humans divided into ethnic groups in Star Wars?

Related: Are there any statistics for the demographics of the Star Wars universe? In the Star Wars universe, we see humans from various real-life ethnic groups playing human characters, but it is not ...
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Was there a reference to this common issue with the Sphero BB-8 in The Last Jedi?

The character BB-8 and its smartphone-enabled remote controlled counterpart manufactured by Sphero has obviously taken the world by storm. The Sphero product, while otherwise excellent, has one ...
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Do people in the Star Wars galaxy grow meat in laboratories?

I never see them mention lab-grown non-animal meat. I wonder if they even need it since they have a galaxy full of livestock. Am I right?
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What was Mace Windu's connection to the Whills supposed to be in early drafts of the script for Star Wars?

George Lucas' first draft of the synopsis of the script for Star Wars - written in 1973 and titled "Journal of the Whills" - is said to begin as follows: This is the story of Mace Windu, a ...
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How do communications work in Star Wars?

My previous question Why does Binary exist? started a conversation which led me to this new question: How do long-range communications work in the first place? (I was wondering why droids had to speak ...
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Is there a significance to the unit number 366117891 in the Marvel A New Hope comic adaptation?

In the 1977 Marvel Star Wars #4 comic, which was part of an adaptation of A New Hope, there is an additional scene after the trash compactor stops where Luke tells C-3PO the unit number so that he can ...
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Did Obi-Wan ever wonder why he failed?

I ask this question from comment of this answer by @MooS on Why was Obi-Wan was so confident about Count Dooku? Was he arrogant? Palpatine uses the force to make Obi-Wan unable to defend himself, ...
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Does Maz briefly speak Huttese to Han on Takodana?

Right after saying "Han, you've been running away from this fight for too long," Maz switches to something that sounds a lot like Huttese. I hear it as: ya kee naga wanta Which translating ...
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In the current canon, who took over after Padmé as senator of the Naboo system?

I have been trying to find who took over the Naboo seat after Padmé died during RoTS. I have found information on who was there before her from the Queen's Shadow book. And I know in Legends it was ...
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What is the meaning of six-five?

At the Battle of Scarif, a pilot shouts out More fighters! Form up at six-five! as imperial fighters are dispatched. What is 65? Is that a formation or some ...
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Identify a Star Wars fanfic in which Leia gave birth to Jabba's child

I remember reading Star Wars fanfic. It was big (bigger than standard Star Wars books) and was written in a serious language (although I couldn't stop laughing). I was never able to finish it, but I ...
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What is the significance of the “Six” in the All Terrain MegaCaliber Six (AT-M6) walker's name?

Episode VIII The Last Jedi introduced the All Terrain MegaCaliber Six (AT-M6) walker, which is an upgraded AT-AT. According to Wookieepedia, the walker's name comes from the "MegaCaliber Six" ...
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Did the Death Star's crystals “speak”?

The official Star Wars website explains that lightsabers are made of kyber crystals that are inextricably linked to the Jedi who makes the light saber. In fact, the kyber crystal even "speaks" to the ...
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Was Anakin Skywalker ever disciplined by the Jedi Order for his many acts of disobedience?

Anakin Skywalker as a Jedi apprentice and knight was reckless, arrogant, and often directly disobedient. Many of his actions violated long-standing Jedi policies. (e.g. - don't kill except in self-...
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Was there a given reason that Sidious didn't plan for Vader's name?

In this question and especially it's accepted answer, it is established that the name 'Vader' was plucked from the Force in the moment of his rechristening. Now, Sidious had been planning to seduce ...
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Could the Daughter attain the ability to retain consciousness after death?

Part of the conversation between Yoda and Qui-Gon Jinn when the latter explained the ability to become one with the Force yet retain consciousness (henceforth called the Force ghost ability) goes as ...
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What is the territorial extent of the New Republic & the Galactic Empire after Endor?

In the Disney canon wiki page of the New Republic, it is described that following the Battle of Jakku, the Empire was militarily exhausted and forced into signing a peace treaty with the Republic. ...
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Why did George Lucas change his stance on Jacen?

This question and answer, discussing the role of George Lucas in the New Jedi Order books, has the following interview extract: DR: How much of a role did George Lucas play in shaping the series?...
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Did Sidious know that Tyranus fought Yoda?

I saw one of the answers that says; So that basically answers the question. But here is my question now, Is/Are there any evidence that Dooku/Tyranus told it to his master Sidious? Such as the ...
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Where was Admiral Ackbar when the Battle of Scarif happened?

I was thinking that when watching Rogue One I did not hear or see any mention of Admiral Ackbar during the film. On further investigation I found no mention of Scarif on his Wookieepedia page or of ...
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Who did Rae Sloane send to Kashyyyk?

I just finished reading Star Wars Aftermath: Life Debt. At one point, Han and company pass through an Imperial blockade on their way to Kashyyyk. An Admiral from a star destroyer calls Rae Sloane to ...
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Where is C-3P0 during the events of aftermath?

Where is C-3P0 during the events of Aftermath? Is he with Luke? I don't remember anything being mentioned in the previous novels, and he is present in Bloodlines as Leia's assistant.
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How effective is the First Order military compared to the Imperial military and the GAR?

The Grand Army of the Republic was succeeded by the military of the Galactic Empire and subsequently the First Order. Assuming these three military forces to be different incarnations of the same ...
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Did any Jedi besides Yoda sense when Order 66 was implemented?

Do any Jedi besides Yoda feel pain (or shock or dismay) when other Jedi die during Order 66? The moment when Yoda feels pain is at 2:50 to 3:00 in this video clip. I ...
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How did the creators of the Big Bang Theory know how well-received The Force Awakens would be?

I have a question similar to this one. The Big Bang Theory episode "The Opening Night Excitation" deals with the opening night of The Force Awakens. In the episode, the Force Awakens is shown to be ...
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What happened to the Vault under the Jedi Temple after Order 66?

I watched this video: It was about the Vault under the Jedi Temple where the Jedi kept all their credits. This led me to the following question: What happened to the ...
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Were there any clone troopers that didn't have accelerated aging?

Were there any clone troopers that didn't have accelerated aging? (other than Boba Fett)
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What happend to Kaz's T-85 X-wing?

We see in first episode of Star Wars: Resistance, that Kaz is a member of New Republic Navy. During fight his T-85 X-wing is being hit and it's taken to Resistance Corvette for repairs. What happend ...
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Were the spear-fishing and green milk in TLJ added due to fear over fan nitpicking?

I don't really see the point of the montage involving Luke spearfishing and milking the space manatee. I don't see much of a story-telling reason to see how Luke has survived or become very rugged. ...