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Starkiller charging

A star being drained to power Starkiller Base's superweapon.

Stars were large, incandescent celestial bodies made of burning plasma and gas that gave off heat, light and radiation.[1] Stars formed through a collision of energies in the form of pressure and heat.[2] In the night sky, remote stars looked like mere points of light. Stars that were the central body of a planetary system were referred to as suns. In some cases, a planetary system could contain several suns, as was the case around the planets of Tatooine[3] and Mon Cala.[4] A planet revolving around a star normally received light and warmth from it,[5] although there were exceptions. Umbara was known as the "Shadow World" because the rays of its sun never completely reached the planet's surface, keeping it in perpetual darkness.[6] Stars went through various stages during their life, such as a yellow dwarf star expanding to become a red giant.[5]


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