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15th Apr '16 3:55:53 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Forever Free'', the sequel to ''TheForeverWar'', has the planet Middle Finger. Whoever named that one had an weird sense of humour.

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* ''Forever Free'', the sequel to ''TheForeverWar'', ''Literature/TheForeverWar'', has the planet Middle Finger. Whoever named that one had an weird sense of humour.



* ''Andromeda'' -- Acheron, Halcyon, Serendipity

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* ''Andromeda'' ''Series/{{Andromeda}}'' -- Acheron, Halcyon, Serendipity



* ''SpaceAboveAndBeyond'': Anvil.

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* ''SpaceAboveAndBeyond'': ''Series/SpaceAboveAndBeyond'': Anvil.
21st Mar '16 4:58:22 PM Adeon
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* '''Planet ShoutOut''': Today's pop culture is the mythology of the future, so why not name your planets after planets in famous science fiction books, movies, and television shows?

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* '''Planet ShoutOut''': Today's pop culture is the mythology of the future, so why not name your planets after planets in planets, characters or creators of famous science fiction books, movies, and television shows?
17th Mar '16 11:19:01 PM DarkHunter
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* ''VideoGame/GalacticCivilizations'': With the exception of the home systems for the game's alien civilizations, many of the star systems are named for other sci-fi or fantasy series. Examples include [[Franchise/StarWars Hoth]], [[Series/StargateSG1 Abydos]], [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Sauron]], [[VideoGame/StarControl Falayalaralfali]], [[Literature/{{Dune}} Atreides]], and [[Series/DoctorWho Kaled]].
17th Mar '16 11:01:56 PM DarkHunter
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* ''VideoGame/{{Descent}} II'' was set on the planet Zeta Aquilae.
18th Feb '16 6:50:47 PM Prfnoff
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* ''UFORoboGrendizer'': Vega.
* ''Aquarion Evol'': Vega and Altair.

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* ''UFORoboGrendizer'': ''Anime/UFORoboGrendizer'': Vega.
* ''Aquarion Evol'': ''Anime/AquarionEvol'': Vega and Altair.



* ''{{Spaceballs}}'' visits "the Moon Of Vega", although this being ''Spaceballs'' it's not supposed to make sense.

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* ''{{Spaceballs}}'' ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}'' visits "the Moon Of Vega", although this being ''Spaceballs'' it's not supposed to make sense.
17th Jan '16 5:02:14 PM nombretomado
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* ''StarControl 2'' has the Supox, who live on planet... Earth. This causes some confusion between them and the Captain until they explain that their planet is called "earth" as in "soil".[[note]]It's technically "Vlik", or "perfectly nutritious dirt", but as they say -- hey, "earth" is pretty close.[[/note]]

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* ''StarControl 2'' ''VideoGame/StarControlII'' has the Supox, who live on planet... Earth. This causes some confusion between them and the Captain until they explain that their planet is called "earth" as in "soil".[[note]]It's technically "Vlik", or "perfectly nutritious dirt", but as they say -- hey, "earth" is pretty close.[[/note]]
17th Jan '16 5:01:50 PM nombretomado
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* ''StarControl II'': Gaia.

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* ''StarControl II'': ''VideoGame/StarControlII'': Gaia.
15th Jan '16 5:35:31 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''[[TwentyThreeHundredAD 2300 AD]]'': Sheol, Limbes ("Limbo" in French).
* ''{{Rifts}}'' had Wormwood (in a parallel universe).

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* ''[[TwentyThreeHundredAD 2300 AD]]'': ''TabletopGame/TwentyThreeHundredAD'': Sheol, Limbes ("Limbo" in French).
* ''{{Rifts}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Rifts}}'' had Wormwood (in a parallel universe).
8th Jan '16 5:03:44 PM nombretomado
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* SpiderRobinson in ''Literature/VariableStar'' has Brasil Novo (New Brazil). The native-born Brazilians on the colony ship aren't very happy when other people start calling it "Bravo."

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* SpiderRobinson Creator/SpiderRobinson in ''Literature/VariableStar'' has Brasil Novo (New Brazil). The native-born Brazilians on the colony ship aren't very happy when other people start calling it "Bravo."
15th Nov '15 10:08:52 AM nombretomado
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* ''RogueTrooper'' -- Nu Earth.

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* ''RogueTrooper'' ''ComicBook/RogueTrooper'' -- Nu Earth.
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