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Encyclopedia > List of Dune planets

Below is a list of fictional planets named in the novels of the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. In the Appendix of Dune, Herbert notes that there were over 13,300 worlds under Landsraad influence immediately after the Butlerian Jihad.[1] Planets in science fiction are fictional planets that appear in various media, especially those of the science fiction genre, as story-settings or depicted locations. ... The fictional Dune universe, or Duniverse, is the political, scientific, and social setting of author Frank Herberts six-book Dune series of science fiction novels. ... Frank Patrick Herbert (October 8, 1920 – February 11, 1986) was a critically acclaimed and commercially successful American science fiction author. ... Dune is a science fiction novel written by Frank Herbert and published in 1965. ... The Landsraad was a fictional organisation in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ... The Butlerian Jihad is an epic turning point in the back-story of Frank Herberts fictional Dune universe. ...

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III Delta Kaising

One of two planets on which shigawire is grown (the other being Salusa Secundus)[2]. Sandworm from the cover of Heretics of Dune. ... Salusa Secundus is a fictional planet appearing in Frank Herberts Dune universe. ...


Arrakis

Main article: Arrakis

Arrakis, (derived from the Arabic name ar-rāqiṣ, "the dancer", originally a star-name for Mu Draconis) later Rakis (known colloquially throughout as "Dune"), is a desert planet home to the Fremen (Zensunni wanderers) and later, the Imperial Capital under Paul "Muad'Dib" Atreides' Empire. Arrakis is the third planet orbiting the star Canopus, and it in turn is orbited by two moons, one of which has the image of the desert kangaroo-rat, Muad'Dib, on it; the other possessing the image of a human hand. Arrakis, (derived from the Arabic name ar-rāqiá¹£, the dancer, originally a star-name for Mu Draconis) later Rakis (known colloquially as Dune) is a fictional desert planet featured in the Dune novels by Frank Herbert, where it is the home of the Fremen (Zensunni wanderers) and later, the... The star Arrakis (μ Draconis), in the Draco constellation, is a binary star. ... In science fiction, a desert planet is a one-climate planet where the climate is desert, with little or no natural precipitation. ... Spoiler warning: The Fremen are a group of people in the Dune series of science fiction novels by Frank Herbert. ... Zensunni in Frank Herberts Dune series is a religious belief that is a hybrid of principles of Zen Buddhism and Sunni Islam. ... Paul Atreides, as portrayed by Kyle MacLachlan in David Lynchs Dune (1985), wielding the infamous Weirding Module. Paul Orestes Atreides is a fictional character in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ... Canopus (α Car / α Carinae / Alpha Carinae) is the brightest star in the southern constellation of Carina, and the second brightest star in the sky, with a visual magnitude of −0. ... MuadDib is the name of two fictional entities within the realm of Frank Herberts Dune. ...


Bela Tegeuse

The "fifth planet of Kuentsing: third stopping place of the Zensunni (Fremen) forced migration"[3]. The name may have been derived from the real (non-fictional) star Betelgeuse. Zensunni in Frank Herberts Dune series is a religious belief that is a hybrid of principles of Zen Buddhism and Sunni Islam. ... Spoiler warning: The Fremen are a group of people in the Dune series of science fiction novels by Frank Herbert. ... Betelgeuse (Alpha (α) Orionis) is a semiregular variable star located 427 light-years away [1]. It is the second brightest star in the constellation Orion, and the ninth brightest star in the night sky. ...


Buzzell

A cold planet, covered mostly by ocean with "hardscrabble islands, none bigger than a large no-ship" [4], Buzzell is known for its soostones, valuable iridescent gems produced by the abraded carapaces of monoped sea creatures called Cholisters, much in the manner of pearls. Used as a "punishment planet" by the Bene Gesserit. A no-ship is a fictional type of spacecraft from the Dune science fiction series by Frank Herbert. ... Sandworm from the cover of Heretics of Dune. ... Strand of akoya pearls from China Pearl farm, Seram, Indonesia A pearl is a hard, rounded object produced by certain animals, primarily mollusks such as oysters. ... The Bene Gesserit (as seen in the prologue of an alternate version of the David Lynch Dune film. ...


Caladan

Main article: Caladan

Caladan, later Dan, is the third planet of Delta Pavonis and the ancestral fiefdom of House Atreides. The Atreides have lived on Caladan for twenty-six generations in the ancient Castle Caladan, and it was the home of Paul Atreides for fifteen years; at this point the Atreides took up residence on Arrakis. The farming of pundi rice, supplemented by fishing and wine making, is the primary economic activity of Caladan. The ancient teachings of the Muadh Qur'an are preserved among the natives. Caladan is a fictional planet in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ... Delta Pavonis (δ Pav / δ Pavonis) is a star about 19. ... Emblem of House Atreides from Emperor: Battle for Dune For the novel of the same name, see Dune: House Atreides. ... Paul Atreides, as portrayed by Kyle MacLachlan in David Lynchs Dune (1985), wielding the infamous Weirding Module. Paul Orestes Atreides is a fictional character in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ... Arrakis, (derived from the Arabic name ar-rāqiṣ, the dancer, originally a star-name for Mu Draconis) later Rakis (known colloquially as Dune) is a fictional desert planet featured in the Dune novels by Frank Herbert, where it is the home of the Fremen (Zensunni wanderers) and later, the... Sandworm from the cover of Heretics of Dune. ...


Chapterhouse

The green planet colonized and then made into a new Dune by the Bene Gesserit during the events of Chapterhouse Dune. The Sisterhood terraforms the surface of the planet into a desert in order to breed and begin a new cycle of sandworms, producers of the geriatic spice melange. Hiding from the dreaded Honored Matres, the Bene Gesserit keep the location of Chapterhouse secret and shield the planet behind a wall of no-ships, spaceships invisible to the naked eye and hidden from the power of prescience. Arrakis, (derived from the Arabic name ar-rāqiṣ, the dancer, originally a star-name for Mu Draconis) later Rakis (known colloquially as Dune) is a fictional desert planet featured in the Dune novels by Frank Herbert, where it is the home of the Fremen (Zensunni wanderers) and later, the... The Bene Gesserit (as seen in the prologue of an alternate version of the David Lynch Dune film. ... Chapterhouse Dune is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert, last in his series of six Dune novels. ... Artists conception of a terraformed Mars in four stages of development. ... Sandworms are fictional desert-dwelling creatures from Frank Herberts science fiction series Dune. ... Look up Melange in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Honored Matres are an organization in the fictional Dune universe created by Frank Herbert in his Dune series of novels. ... A no-ship is a fictional type of spacecraft from the Dune science fiction series by Frank Herbert. ... Prescience is the ability to predict the future through vision. ...


Chusuk

The fourth planet in the star system Theta Shalish. It is widely known for the quality of its musical instruments. Natives of Chusuk practiced the religion of Navachristianity.


Corrin

Main article: Corrin (Dune)

During the time of the Butlerian Jihad, Corrin was the most important of the Synchronized Worlds, being the "home" of Omnius Prime. In the year 88 B.G., the Battle of Corrin took place, and this last Thinking Machine stronghold fell to the League of Nobles. To remember the great victory, Viceroy Faykan Butler took the name of Corrino, and founded the House Corrino, who would rule humanity for over 10,000 years. Corrin is a fictional planet in the Dune-series. ... The Butlerian Jihad is an epic turning point in the back-story of Frank Herberts fictional Dune universe. ... -1... Omnius was the evermind, or controlling intelligence, of the robots in the Legends of Dune series, a trilogy of novels written by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. ... The Battle of Corrin is an important battle in the fictional Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ... The Thinking Machines are a fictional group from the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ... The League of Nobles is a system of government in the Dune universe: Legends of Dune trilogy. ... In Frank Herberts fictional Dune Universe, based on the novel, Dune, Faykan Butler was the grandson of Xavier Harkonnen and older brother of Abulurd Harkonnen. ... Emperor Frederick Corrino IV, played by Adrian Sparks, seated on the Golden Lion Throne (as seen in the computer game Dune 2000 by Westwood Studios) For the novel of the same name, see Dune: House Corrino. ...


Ecaz

Known as the sculptors' paradise, the fourth planet of Alpha Centauri B. Fogwood, capable of being shaped in situ by thought alone, is found on this planet. Ecaz is also home to a variety of plant growths from which numerous drugs are extracted, including Elacca Drug, Sapho Juice, Semuta, and Verite, and is the source of hufuf vine strands used to weave krimskell fiber and rope. Alpha Centauri B (also Rigel Kentaurus B — the foot of the centaur in Arabic) is a star of the Alpha Centauri star system. ... Sandworm from the cover of Heretics of Dune. ... Sandworm from the cover of Heretics of Dune. ... Sandworm from the cover of Heretics of Dune. ... Sandworm from the cover of Heretics of Dune. ... Sandworm from the cover of Heretics of Dune. ...


Gamont

The third planet of Niushe, noted for its hedonistic culture and exotic sexual practices. Hedonism is a word used to describe any way of thinking that gives pleasure a central role. ...


Giedi Prime

Main article: Giedi Prime

Giedi Prime, later Gammu, is a planet of Ophiuchi B (36) and the homeworld of the vicious House Harkonnen, sworn enemies of House Atreides. A bleak and dark planet, it is heavily industrialized and its people are very oppressed. It was later renamed Gammu by Gurney Halleck. Giedi Prime is the name of a fictional planet set in Frank Herberts Dune universe described in the Dune science fiction novels. ... 36 Ophiuchi is a triple star system 19. ... Emblem of House Harkonnen from Emperor: Battle for Dune For the novel of the same name, see Dune: House Harkonnen. ... Emblem of House Atreides from Emperor: Battle for Dune For the novel of the same name, see Dune: House Atreides. ... Gurney Halleck is a fictional soldier in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ...


Ginaz

The home of the famous Ginaz Swordmaster School and the House Ginaz. The Swordmasters of Ginaz are a fictional school of martial artists in Frank Herberts Dune novels. ... This article does not make a clear distinction between fact and fiction. ...


Grumman

Second planet of Niushe, chiefly noted for the feud and subsequent War of Assassins between its ruling House Moritani and the House Ginaz. War of Assassins denotes a regulated form of conflict between noble houses in Frank Herberts Dune novels. ... House Moritani are a fictional family who are at war with House Ecaz of the Landsraad. ... This article does not make a clear distinction between fact and fiction. ...


Hagal

According to the glossary in Dune, Hagal is called "the 'Jewel Planet' (II Theta Shaowei), mined out in the time of Shaddam I"[5]. In Dune it is also noted that the Golden Lion Throne of the Padishah Emperors is "carved from a single piece of Hagal quartz — blue-green translucency shot through with streaks of yellow fire." Yvette Hagal of House Hagal was one of Emperor Elrood IX's wives, and an ancestor of Paul Atreides. Padishah Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV, portrayed by Giancarlo Giannini in the Dune miniseries The Padishah Emperor was the title of the hereditary rulers of the Padishah Empire in Frank Herberts fictional Dune universe. ... Padishah Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV, portrayed by Giancarlo Giannini in the Dune miniseries The Padishah Emperor was the title of the hereditary rulers of the Padishah Empire in Frank Herberts fictional Dune universe. ... Quartz is one of the most common minerals in the Earths continental crust. ... Padishah Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV, portrayed by Giancarlo Giannini in the Dune miniseries The Padishah Emperor was the title of the hereditary rulers of the Padishah Empire in Frank Herberts fictional Dune universe. ... House Atreides House Corrino House Fenring House Harkonnen House Moritani House Ordos House Richese House Vernius Categories: | ... Padishah Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV, portrayed by Giancarlo Giannini in the Dune miniseries The Padishah Emperor was the title of the hereditary rulers of the Padishah Empire in Frank Herberts fictional Dune universe. ... Paul Atreides, as portrayed by Kyle MacLachlan in David Lynchs Dune (1985), wielding the infamous Weirding Module. Paul Orestes Atreides is a fictional character in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ...


Harmonthep

"A no longer existing satellite of Delta Pavonis," and "the sixth stop in the Zensunni migration"[6]. Delta Pavonis (δ Pav / δ Pavonis) is a star about 19. ...


Ix

Main article: Ix (Dune)

The ninth planet from the star Alkalurops (Rodale), named for the Roman numeral IX due to its position in its solar system. It is renowned for the production of complex machinery which often flouts the proscriptions of the Butlerian Jihad. Ruled at one time by the House Vernius, Ix's primary competitor is Richese, but it has always maintained a healthy lead in technology. Ix is a fictional planet featured in the Dune novels by Frank Herbert. ... Mu Boötis (μ Boo / μ Boötis) is a triple star system in the constellation Boötes. ... The system of Roman numerals is a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, and was adapted from Etruscan numerals. ... 9 (nine) is the natural number following 8 and preceding 10. ... The Butlerian Jihad is an epic turning point in the back-story of Frank Herberts fictional Dune universe. ... Richese is a fictional planet in Frank Herberts Dune universe. ...


Junction

Original headquarters of the Spacing Guild. The planet is a vast array of landing fields and repair docks with almost no native population. By the time of Chapterhouse Dune it seems that there are a number of 'Junction' planets, presumably each serving as a nexus of the Guild's transportation network. The Spacing Guild is a fictional organization in Frank Herberts Dune universe created in a series of science fiction novels starting in Dune and ending with Chapterhouse Dune. ...


Kaitain

Main article: Kaitain (Dune)

The capital planet of the Imperium and the seat of power of House Corrino. It was chosen as the new capital after Salusa Secundus, the former capital, was made nearly uninhabitable as a result of nuclear warfare. Kaitain is a fictional planet appearing in Frank Herberts Dune universe. ... Scholars debate about what exactly constitutes an empire (from the Latin imperium, denoting military command within the ancient Roman government). ... Emperor Frederick Corrino IV, played by Adrian Sparks, seated on the Golden Lion Throne (as seen in the computer game Dune 2000 by Westwood Studios) For the novel of the same name, see Dune: House Corrino. ... Salusa Secundus is a fictional planet appearing in Frank Herberts Dune universe. ...


Kolhar

Site of the first shipyard to produce space-folding ships (eventually called heighliners) during the Butlerian Jihad. The Holtzman effect is a fictional scientific phenomenon in the Dune universe, created by Frank Herbert. ... In the Dune world of Frank Herbert, the Heighliners of the Spacing Guild are enormous carrier spaceships used for interstellar travel. ... The Butlerian Jihad is an epic turning point in the back-story of Frank Herberts fictional Dune universe. ...


Lampadas

A center for Bene Gesserit education which falls to the Honored Matres in Chapterhouse Dune. Chapterhouse Dune is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert, last in his series of six Dune novels. ...


Lankiveil

Main article: Lankiveil

A planet ruled by House Harkonnen. It is cold and windy, and its seas are choked with pack ice and icebergs. The indigenous people of Lankiveil are practitioners of the ancient Buddhislamic religion. The planet's main economic asset is its monopoly on the whale fur trade. In the Dune universe, Lankiveil is a planet ruled by House Harkonnen. ... Emblem of House Harkonnen from Emperor: Battle for Dune For the novel of the same name, see Dune: House Harkonnen. ... An icebreaker navigates some through young (1 year) sea ice Sea ice is formed from ocean water that freezes. ... Iceberg west of Ilulissat inlet, Greenland For other uses, see Iceberg (disambiguation). ...


Parmentier

A former Synchronized World, recolonized by the League of Nobles. After Parmentier was ravaged by the Demon Scourge, a catastrophic virus genetically engineered and unleashed by the Thinking Machines to destroy humanity, Rayna Butler began her personal crusade against the machines. This antitechnology movement became the fanatical Cult of Serena.-1... -1... The Thinking Machines are a fictional group from the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ... Serena Butler is a character in Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Andersons Legends of Dune series, a trilogy of novels set during the Butlerian Jihad, the war against thinking machines only vaguely referred to in Frank Herberts original Dune series. ... Serena Butler, the daughter of Manion and Livia Butler, is a character in Brian Herbert and Kevin J Andersons Legends of Dune series, a trilogy of novels set during the Butlerian Jihad, the war against thinking machines only vaguely referred to in Frank Herberts original Dune series. ...


Poritrin

The "third planet of Epsilon Alangue, considered by many Zensunni Wanderers as their planet of origin, although clues in their language and mythology show far more ancient planetary roots"[7]. Once home of the proud Lord Bludds, and of Tio Holtzman. Was severely devastated in several Buddislamic uprisings. Zensunni in Frank Herberts Dune series is a religious belief that is a hybrid of principles of Zen Buddhism and Sunni Islam. ... Tio Holtzman is a fictional character in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ...


Richese

Main article: Richese

The fourth planet of Eridani A, is classified with Ix as supreme in machine culture. Under the rule of the count of House Richese, the planet is noted for technological advances, especially in miniaturization. An artificial moon created for scientific and industrial research, Korona, orbits Richese. Richese is a fictional planet in Frank Herberts Dune universe. ... Ix is a fictional planet featured in the Dune novels by Frank Herbert. ... A count is a nobleman in most European countries, equivalent in rank to a British earl, whose wife is also still a countess (for lack of an Anglo-Saxon term). ... House Richese is a fictional noble family from the fictional universe of Frank Herberts Dune series. ...


Rossak

Fifth planet of Alces Minor. One of the stopping places for the Zensunni Wanderers, its jungles are the source of many pharmaceutical riches. The so-called "Rossak Drug", predecessor of the Water of Life, originated there. As the homeworld of the Sorceresses of Rossak, it is at the origin of the Bene Gesserit Zensunni in Frank Herberts Dune series is a religious belief that is a hybrid of principles of Zen Buddhism and Sunni Islam. ... The Water Of Life is a fictional drug from Frank Herberts science-fiction novel Dune. ... The Bene Gesserit (as seen in the prologue of Dune) The Bene Gesserit (from Latin or Arabic: see the origin of the name) are a key social, religious and political force in Frank Herberts science fiction universe of Dune. ... The Bene Gesserit (as seen in the prologue of an alternate version of the David Lynch Dune film. ...


Salusa Secundus

Main article: Salusa Secundus

The third planet of the Gamma Waiping system and the homeworld of the Imperial House Corrino. After it was left a barren wasteland due to atomic war after the Butlerian Jihad, it became the Emperor's prison planet and the training ground for his elite Sardaukar troops, the imperial capital now residing in Kaitain. Salusa Secondus is also noted as the second stopping point in the migrations of the Zensunni Wanderers[8]. Salusa Secundus is a fictional planet appearing in Frank Herberts Dune universe. ... Emperor Frederick Corrino IV, played by Adrian Sparks, seated on the Golden Lion Throne (as seen in the computer game Dune 2000 by Westwood Studios) For the novel of the same name, see Dune: House Corrino. ... The Butlerian Jihad is an epic turning point in the back-story of Frank Herberts fictional Dune universe. ... The Sardaukar were a fictional army from Frank Herberts Dune universe, as depicted in the Dune series of science fiction novels. ... Zensunni in Frank Herberts Dune series is a religious belief that is a hybrid of principles of Zen Buddhism and Sunni Islam. ...


Sikun

A planet in the 70 Ophiuchi A system. Its inhabitants are primarily associated with the Buddislamic faith. Sikun is home to the useful plant akarso[9]. 70 Ophiuchi is a binary star system 16. ... Buddhism is a dharmic, non-theistic religion and a philosophy. ... Islam (Arabic:  ) is a monotheistic religion based upon the teachings of Muhammad, a 7th century Arab religious and political figure. ... Sandworm from the cover of Heretics of Dune. ...


Tleilax

The sole planet of the star Thalim, is the homeworld of the Bene Tleilax. Its capital is Bandalong. Most of the planet is off limits to outsiders as the majority of the planet is considered holy by the religious Tleilaxu. The Bene Tleilax or Tleilaxu are a secretive society in the fictional Dune universe created by Frank Herbert in the Dune series of novels. ... Bandalong is the holy city of the Tleilaxu. ...


Tupile

The so-called sanctuary planet (most likely several planets) for renegade houses of the Imperium. Its location is a heavily guarded secret known only to the Spacing Guild. The Spacing Guild is a fictional organization in Frank Herberts Dune universe created in a series of science fiction novels starting in Dune and ending with Chapterhouse Dune. ...


Wallach IX

Main article: Wallach IX

The ninth planet of Laoujin. It is the site of the Mother School of the Bene Gesserit. Wallach IX is a notable fictional planet in Frank Herberts science fiction universe of Dune. ... The Bene Gesserit (as seen in the prologue of an alternate version of the David Lynch Dune film. ...


Zanovar

A recreational world, controlled by House Taligari. Attacked and partially destroyed by Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV's Imperial Sardaukar under the pretense of enforcing a ban on the hoarding of melange. The following are the family Houses featured in the fictional Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ... Padishah Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV, portrayed by Giancarlo Giannini in the Dune miniseries The Padishah Emperor was the title of the hereditary rulers of the Padishah Empire in Frank Herberts fictional Dune universe. ... Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV, portrayed by José Ferrer in Dune (1984) Shaddam Corrino IV is a character in the fictional Dune universe of Frank Herbert. ... The Sardaukar were a fictional army from Frank Herberts Dune universe, as depicted in the Dune series of science fiction novels. ... Look up Melange in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Dune gazetteer

In The Stars and Planets of Frank Herbert's Dune: A Gazetteer by Joseph M. Daniel[10], the distance from Earth in light-years (ly) is provided for many planets in the Dune universe, based on the real-life distances of the stars and planetary systems referenced by Frank Herbert when discussing these planets in the glossary of the novel Dune. It should be noted that though Herbert used the names of actual stars and planetary systems in his work, there is no documentation supporting or disputing the assumption that he was, in fact, referring to these real-life stars or systems. The Gazetteer suggests the following: A gazetteer is a geographical dictionary, an important reference for information about places and place-names (see: toponomy), used in conjunction with an atlas. ... Adjectives: Terrestrial, Terran, Telluric, Tellurian, Earthly Atmosphere Surface pressure: 101. ... A light-year, symbol ly, is the distance light travels in one year: exactly 9. ... STAR is an acronym for: Organizations Society for Telescopy, Astronomy, and Radio, a non-profit New Jersey astronomy club. ... An artists concept of a protoplanetary disc. ... Dune is a science fiction novel written by Frank Herbert and published in 1965. ...

  • Arrakis ~ Third planet orbiting the star Canopus, located at 312 ly from Earth.
  • Bela Tegeuse ~ Fifth planet of the star Kuentsing (Kuentsing is Chinese for Alpha Leporis, located at 1284 ly from Earth).
  • Caladan ~ Third planet of Delta Pavonis, located at 19.9 ly from Earth.
  • Chusuk ~ Fourth planet in the star system Theta Shalish (Shalish is the Hebrew constellation for Aries, Theta Arietis located at 387 ly from Earth).
  • Corrin ~ Planet in the star system of Sigma Draconis, located at 18.8 ly from Earth.
  • Ecaz ~ Fourth planet of Alpha Centauri B, located at 4,4 ly from Earth.
  • Gamont ~ Third planet of Niushe (Chinese name for Psi Draconis, located at 72 ly from Earth).
  • Giedi Prime ~ Planet of Ophiuchi B (36), located at 19 ly from Earth.
  • Grumman ~ Second planet of Niushe (Chinese name for Psi Draconis, located at 72 ly from Earth).
  • Hagal ~ II Theta Shaowei (Shaowei is the Chinese name for the constellation of Leo, II Theta Leonis located at 177 ly from Earth).
  • Harmonthep ~ No longer existing satellite of Delta Pavonis, located at 19.9 ly from Earth.
  • Ix ~ Ninth planet from Alkalurops, or Rodale (or Eridani A, located at 16.5 ly from Earth).
  • Kaitan ~ Arabic name of the star Alpha Piscium, located at 139 ly from Earth.
  • Poritrin ~ Third planet of Epsilon Alangue or Epsilon Ophiuchi (Alangue is corruption of Arabic Al Hawna, Ophiuchus, situated at 107.5 ly from Earth).
  • Rossak ~ Fifth planet of Alces Minor (Alpha Crater located at 181 ly from Earth).
  • Salusa Secundus ~ Third planet of the Gamma Waiping system (Waiping is the Chinese name for a part of the constellation Pisces, Gamma Piscium located at 130.9 ly from Earth).
  • Sikun ~ Planet in the 70 Ophiuchi A system (located at 16.6 ly from Earth).
  • Tleilax ~ Sole planet of the star Thalim (Arabic name for the star Theta Eridani, located at 161 ly from Earth).

Canopus (α Car / α Carinae / Alpha Carinae) is the brightest star in the southern constellation of Carina, and the second brightest star in the sky, with a visual magnitude of −0. ... Alpha Leporis (α Lep / α Leporis) is the brightest star in the constellation Lepus. ... Delta Pavonis (δ Pav / δ Pavonis) is a star about 19. ... Aries (IPA: , Latin: , symbol , ) is one of the constellations of the zodiac. ... Theta Arietis (θ Ari / θ Arietis) is a star in the constellation Aries. ... Sigma Draconis is a star system 18. ... Alpha Centauri B (also Rigel Kentaurus B — the foot of the centaur in Arabic) is a star of the Alpha Centauri star system. ... Psi Draconis (ψ¹ Dra / ψ¹ Draconis) is a star in the constellation Draco. ... 36 Ophiuchi is a triple star system 19. ... Psi Draconis (ψ¹ Dra / ψ¹ Draconis) is a star in the constellation Draco. ... Leo (IPA: , Latin: , symbol , ) is a constellation of the zodiac. ... Theta Leonis (θ Leo / θ Leonis) is a star in the constellation Leo. ... Delta Pavonis (δ Pav / δ Pavonis) is a star about 19. ... Mu Boötis (μ Boo / μ Boötis) is a triple star system in the constellation Boötes. ... 40 Eridani (also known as Omicron 2 Eridani, or Keid, from the Arabic word qayd (egg) shells) is a triple star system less than 16. ... Alrischa (arab. ... Ophiuchus (IPA: ), formerly referred to as Serpentarius (IPA: ), both originating in the Greek language and meaning serpent-holder, is one of the 88 constellations and was also one of the 48 listed by Ptolemy. ... Alkes (arab. ... For other uses, see Pisces. ... 70 Ophiuchi is a binary star system 16. ... Acamar is the name of the star Theta Eridani in the constellation river Eridanus. ...

References

  1. ^ Herbert, Frank. Dune, Appendix II: The Religion of Dune. "Historians estimate the [anti-ecumenism] riots took eighty million lives. That works out to about six thousand for each world then in the Landsraad League."
  2. ^ Dune, Terminology of the Imperium (Shigawire)
  3. ^ Dune, Terminology of the Imperium (Bela Tegeuse)
  4. ^ Herbert, F. Chapterhouse Dune.
  5. ^ Dune, Terminology of the Imperium (Hagal)
  6. ^ Dune, Terminology of the Imperium (Harmonthep)
  7. ^ Dune, Terminology of the Imperium (Poritrin)
  8. ^ Dune, Terminology of the Imperium (Salusa Secundus)
  9. ^ Dune, Terminology of the Imperium (Akarso)
  10. ^ French translation of The Stars and Planets of Frank Herbert's Dune: A Gazetteer
  • Herbert, Frank. Dune, Terminology of the Imperium

Dune is a science fiction novel written by Frank Herbert and published in 1965. ... The word ecumenism (also oecumenism, Å“cumenism) is derived from Greek (oikoumene), which means the inhabited world, and was historically used with specific reference to the Roman Empire. ... The Landsraad was a fictional organisation in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. ... Chapterhouse Dune is a science fiction novel by Frank Herbert, last in his series of six Dune novels. ...

See also

Stars and planetary systems in fiction The planetary systems of stars other than the Sun and its Solar System are a staple element in much science fiction. ...


 
 

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