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Kessel
Kessel
Astrographical information
Region: Outer Rim
System: Kessel System
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Climate: Hot
Primary Terrain: Barren spice mines in the north
Lush sanctuaries in the south
Places of interest: Spice mine K76
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Affiliations: Galactic Empire
Slaves sent there last a few months, maybe a year."
"And for Wookiees, born in the forest, it's a death sentence
―Sabine Wren and Hera Syndulla[src]

Kessel was a planet that hosted major mining facilities. The Galactic Empire operated a mining operation, employing numerous slaves, including Wookiees, to harvest spice. Slaves who were sent to Kessel worked in harsh, brutal conditions.

Appearances

Trivia

  • The planet Kessel was first mentioned in the 1977 film Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope and the 2015 film Star Wars Episode IIV: The Force Awakens. It's first canonical appearance was in Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, the premiere of the animated television series Star Wars Rebels.
  • The series used designs and concepts created for Kessel by Star Wars creator George Lucas, who developed its appearance, culture, and economy.