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Encyclopedia > Forest moon of Endor
The moon of Endor

In the Star Wars fictional universe, the forest moon of Endor, also known as the sanctuary moon, or simply Endor, is a moon that is home to the Ewoks and above which the second Death Star was constructed in Return of the Jedi. It was filmed in Muir Woods near San Francisco California. Image File history File links PlanetEndor. ... Image File history File links PlanetEndor. ... Star Wars is an epic space opera saga and a fictional universe initially developed by George Lucas during the 1970s and expanded since that time. ... A fictional universe is an imaginary world that serves as the setting or backdrop for one or (more commonly) multiple works of fiction or translatable non-fiction. ... This article is about Earths moon. ... Ewoks are a fictional species of hunter-gatherers in the Star Wars universe. ... The Death Star is a fictional planet-destroying superweapon as well as an enormous mobile military garrison in the Star Wars universe. ... Movie poster Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, is a science fiction film that debuted in 1983, and re-released with changes in 1997 and 2004. ...


Endor's moon is also the location of the Ewok TV movies Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure and Ewoks: The Battle for Endor, as well as the adventures of the animated series Star Wars: Ewoks. The moon is also home to deadly giant Goraxes, tall and timid Yuzzums, evil yet dim-witted Duloks, rodent-like Teeks, vicious condor dragons and a settlement of off-planet reptilian marauders. A television movie (also TV movie, TV-movie, made-for-TV movie, etc. ... Categories: Star Wars films | 1984 films | Movie stubs ... Ewoks: Battle for Endor (1985), retitled Star Wars Ewok Adventures: Battle for Endor for the DVD release, is a made-for-TV movie set in the Star Wars galaxy and sequel to The Ewok Adventure. ... // The Falleen are a scaled, cold-blooded, reptilian humanoid species with pigmentation that varies with mood, known to be as long lived as the Hutts (the Falleen have an average lifespan of 250 Standard Years) who inhabit and originate from the planet Falleen. ... // Ubese are humanoid creatures that are primarily called on as mercenaries or bounty hunters. ... // The Abyssin inhabit the planet Byss. ... Suborders Sciuromorpha Castorimorpha Myomorpha Anomaluromorpha Hystricomorpha Rodentia is an order of mammals also known as rodents. ... Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ... Chinese dragon, color engraving on wood, Chinese school, 19th Century The dragon is a mythical creature typically depicted as a large and powerful serpent or other reptile with magical or spiritual qualities. ... Information in this article or section has not been verified against sources and may not be reliable. ...


Endor itself is not the moon, but instead the planet that the moon orbits (or orbited). Endor is never explicitly shown in the film, which the novelization explains by asserting that it was destroyed some time earlier, and that the moon now orbits its star (or two stars, as seen in the Ewoks cartoon) in a planetary orbit of its own. The eight planets and three dwarf planets of the Solar System. ... A novelization (or novelisation in British English) is a work of fiction that is written based on some other media story form rather than as an original work. ... STAR is an acronym for: Organizations Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers], the self-regulatory body for the entertainment ticket industry in the UK. Society for Telescopy, Astronomy, and Radio, a non-profit New Jersey astronomy club. ... Two bodies with a slight difference in mass orbiting around a common barycenter. ...


The areas of Endor depicted in animation, live action and in print show or describe Endor as covered with thick forests of massive, ancient trees, with at least one desert region. This article is about a community of trees. ... A dune in the Egyptian desert In geography, a desert is a landscape form or region that receives little precipitation. ...

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Return of the Jedi

The moon and its inhabitants play a pivotal role in the Galactic Civil War in Return of the Jedi: the Rebel Alliance's destruction of the second Death Star occurs in the moon's orbit, and is facilitated by events on the moon's surface. The Second Death Star's shield generator is located on the moon's surface. Rebels led by Han Solo use stolen codes and an Imperial shuttle to land on the surface intent on destroying the generator. The Rebels inadvertently form an alliance with the Ewok inhabitants, who believe C-3PO is "some sort of god." The Ewoks provide guidance and support the Rebels attack on the Imperial military presence. A.K.A. - Muir woods California[[1]]. The Galactic Civil War is a fictional war from the Star Wars galaxy. ... In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Rebel Alliance, or more formally, the Alliance to Restore the Republic, is an interstellar terrorist force formed in direct military opposition to the Galactic Empire. ... Han Solo is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe. ... Ewoks are a fictional species of hunter-gatherers in the Star Wars universe. ... C-3PO (pronounced IPA: []., often shortened to Threepio) is a fictional character from the Star Wars universe, who appears in both the original Star Wars films and the prequel trilogy. ...


Before assaulting the shield generator, Luke Skywalker surrenders himself to Darth Vader, hoping that by turning himself in, Vader will not pursue the other Rebels. Vader takes Skywalker to the Death Star; the confrontation between Skywalker, Vader, and Darth Sidious eventually leads to Vader killing Sidious before dying himself. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Darth Vader is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe. ... Darth Sidious, Dark Lord of the Sith, who often contacts his minions via hologram. ...


Once the Rebel Alliance takes down the Death Star's shield, the space station is open to attack; Rebel starfighters, led by Lando Calrissian in the Millennium Falcon, annihilate it. Lando Calrissian is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe, portrayed by Billy Dee Williams. ... The Millennium Falcon is a fictional spacecraft in the Star Wars universe commanded by smuggler Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and his Wookiee firstmate, Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew). ...


Impact damage

In one of the Star Wars Tales comics,[1] an Imperial veteran of Endor makes a reference to the theory that the moon was devastated by the impact of falling debris. Another character dismisses it as a myth, saying that most of the Death Star's mass was obliterated in the explosion, and that the Rebels "took care of the rest." Inside the Worlds of Star Wars Trilogy describes how the Rebels managed to use shields and tractor beams to protect their strike team on the moon of Endor. Artists impression of a major impact event. ... A deflector shield is a fictional technology commonly found in science fiction. ... A tractor beam is a hypothetical device with the ability to attract one object to another from a distance. ...


References

  1. ^  Various (w), "Apocalypse Endor" Star Wars Tales,  #14 December 11, 2004  Dark Horse Comics

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Forest moon of Endor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (798 words)
Endor's moon is also the location of the two Ewok TV movies Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure and Ewoks: The Battle for Endor, as well as the adventures of the animated series Star Wars: Ewoks.
The Imperial Starport on the forest moon of Endor.
The Endor Holocaust is the theorized devastation of the forest moon of Endor which happened after the second Death Star was destroyed (in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi) by the impact of falling debris.
Star Wars-Planets-Endor at Galactic Voyage (162 words)
Endor is a silvery gas giant planet was the innermost world of the Endor System, located in the Moddell Sector near the area of Wild Space.
Endor was orbited by nine moons, including the Forest Moon of Endor.
Endor was not located near any hyperspace node, and required a fairly complex series of jumps off the Sivestri Trace in order to get there.
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