The Millenium Falcon approaches Yavin. Han Solo later claimed that he knew he was supposed to be going to the moon instead, he was just taking a shortcut.

Yavin was a large gas giant. It's moon, Yavin 4, was where the Rebel Alliance had its base during the Battle Of Yavin.


Yavin was a giant ball of gas. It had 26 moons. Sometimes people would get confused when they were looking for Yavin 4, and they'd end up at Yavin. That was embarassing. It was occasionally mined from orbit.

Notable Residents

It was a gas giant. It didn't even have a surface. Nobody lived there.

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