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Questions tagged [tatooine]

a planet of some importance in the Star Wars universe

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Is there a large map of Tatooine?

I wanted to make the Tatooine globe with my hands, but I realized that a map of it is probably nowhere, and I would like to know if there is a version (whether it is canon or Legends) of this Atlas ...
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What does Tatooine's farside look like?

In the Star Wars Prequel trilogy, we are shown only one side of Tatooine, while the other is on the far side: What does the other side (hemisphere) look like? Is there a map of the area?
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Why does Obi-Wan-Kenobi touch Luke Skywalker's head at the rock canyon in Tatooine? [duplicate]

In Star Wars: A New Hope (1977), after been attacked by Sand People, we see Luke Skywalker laying inert in the ground, then, we hear a great howling moan echoing throughout the canyon which sends the ...
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What money is used on Tatooine? [duplicate]

If Republic credits are no good, what is used for or what is money called on Tatooine? Water would be an obvious currency but some form of 'cash' is seen being used.
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What kind of a ship could Obi-Wan and Luke have purchased for 10,000?

In ANH, Luke is shocked by Han's quote for the cost of passage on the Millenium Falcon to Alderaan. Ten thousand? We could almost buy our own ship for that! What kind of a ship (if any) could have ...
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Did Luke ever try podracing?

We know that Anakin Skywalker was a successful podracer on Tatooine. Did his son Luke, who also grew up on Tatooine (though without knowing the correct and full back-story of his father) ever try ...
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For how long had the Skywalkers been slaves? [duplicate]

When we meet Shmi and Anakin Skywalker in Ep. 1, they are slaves on Tatooine. For how long, or for how many generations, had the Skywalker family been slaves? Were they descendants of slaves brought ...
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What's with all the Tatooine/deserts in Star Wars?

Nearly every Star Wars movie so far has either prominently featured Tatooine itself or another desert planet with significant similarities to Tatooine: I - Tatooine II - Tatooine again III - no ...
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Why was the Star Destroyer flying over Tatooine in A New Hope? [duplicate]

I know it was chasing the Tantive IV, but had it already been there before the Tantive IV arrived or did it chase the Tantive IV to Tatooine? Did it have something to do with Vader ordering the ...
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Does Tatooine orbit two stars or just one, with a second more distant star?

Tatooine has two suns in the sky, this much is very clear. Of the planets discovered in our galaxy that have two suns in their skies, there are two possible arrangements of the stars and planet: A "...