All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Tatooine’

Star Wars Tatooine Set “Sinking” into Sahara

George Lucas had transformed the Tunisian Sahara desert in the barren planet with twin suns called Tatooine, for Episode IV of his “Star Wars” space opera in 1976. Now Luke Skywalker’s childhood home is quickly being engulfed in sand dunes. The set of 20 buildings, located northwest of the city of Tozeur, covers an area of around 10,000 square meters, …

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Planet With Two Suns Is Part Of A Newly Discovered Type Of Solar System

A new planet has been discovered by a team of amateur astronomers from the Planet Hunters project. It’s called PH1, but may remind some Star Wars fans of Tatooine thanks to the two suns it orbits. On top of that, the whole thing, with its two suns, is orbited by two other stars, making up a type of solar system …

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