Interesting facts on Star Wars universe

Sure, here are a few interesting facts about the Star Wars universe:

  • The planet Tatooine, where Luke Skywalker grew up, is a real place. It’s located in the constellation Aquarius and is actually a binary star system with two suns.
  • Darth Vader’s iconic helmet was inspired by the design of a samurai helmet.
  • The sound of the lightsaber blades in the Star Wars films is a combination of the hum of an idling 35mm movie projector and the noise made by an old television when it’s tuned to a dead channel.
  • The “Force” in Star Wars is based on the concept of “The Force” in the writings of French occultist, mystic and ceremonial magician Eliphas Levi.
  • The word “Jedi” comes from the Japanese word “Jidaigeki” which means “period drama film”, typically set in the Edo period of Japan.
  • The original trilogy took place over a period of 19 years from Luke’s birth to the Battle of Endor.
  • The Star Wars films have been dubbed or subtitled into over 50 languages, making it one of the most widely distributed films in history.

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