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Alderaan system
Astrographical
Region

Core Worlds

Sector

Alderaan sector

Grid coordinates

M-10

Suns

1: Alderaan

Orbits
  1. Raisa
  2. The Graveyard Asteroid field (formerly Alderaan)
  3. Delaya
  4. Avirandel
    1. 1 moon
  5. Avishan
Asteroids

An asteroid that was the source of Bondar crystals

Societal
Affiliation
"We've entered the Alderaan system."
Admiral Conan Antonio Motti, to Grand Moff Wilhuf Tarkin, just prior to Alderaan's destruction by the first Death Star

The Alderaan system was the home system to the planet Alderaan. It was the primary system in the Alderaan sector of the Core Worlds.

Contents

History

Early in the Galactic Civil War, Carlist Rieekan commanded covert operations for the Rebel Alliance in the Alderaan system, overseeing a network of communication satellites that linked star systems near the planet Alderaan. When the Death Star entered the Alderaan system, he withheld from providing the citizens of Alderaan with evacuation ships, fearing evacuation at the moment would reveal Alderaan's Rebel sympathies to the Empire. He was horrified to see his homeworld destroyed shortly thereafter.

Following the destruction of Alderaan, its orbit became the site of The Graveyard, an asteroid field consisting of the planet's remains. Surviving Alderaanians who found themselves offworld at the time of the planet's destruction often returned to the site to pay homage to their murdered family members.

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Behind the scenes

In materials created for licensees of the Expanded Universe in 1977, George Lucas described the Alderaan system as having seven planets.

Appearances

  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (Mentioned only)
  • Star Wars: The Life and Legend of Obi-Wan Kenobi
  • Star Wars: The Rise and Fall of Darth Vader
  • Star Wars Journal: The Fight for Justice
  • Death Star
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope novel (First appearance)
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
  • Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope junior novel
  • Star Wars 2: Six Against the Galaxy (Mentioned only)
  • Star Wars: Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader
  • Star Wars: Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike
  • Allegiance (Mentioned only)
  • Galaxy of Fear: The Nightmare Machine (Appears in hologram)
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back novelization (Mentioned only)
  • Star Wars Battlefront: Renegade Squadron
  • X-wing: The Bacta War
  • Young Jedi Knights: Diversity Alliance (Mentioned only)
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Non-canon appearances

  • LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga
  • Tag & Bink: Revenge of the Clone Menace

Sources


This article uses material from the "Alderaan system" article on the Starwars wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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