The Millennium Falcon in Google Earth


We just lately arrived across an report about an interesting discover in Google Earth imagery. At Longcross Studios in Surrey, England, the Millennium Falcon of Star Wars fame can be witnessed. It is hidden at the rear of limitations but they omitted to protect the best.


Millennium Falcon, at Longcross Studios in Surrey, England.

The Millennium Falcon earlier mentioned was utilized in the filming of the latest Star Wars motion picture Rogue Just one: A Star Wars Tale. The filming took location in 2016 just before the earlier mentioned impression was captured, and at that time the Millennium Falcon was aspect of a a lot extra elaborate set that can be witnessed here.

The primary, utilized in before motion pictures, was apparently built at Pembroke Dock in Wales then transported to Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire. A couple of other versions of the Millennium Falcon have been built for modern motion pictures at Greenham Typical, Uk, for Episode VII and at Malin Head in County Donegal, Eire for Roque Just one. Unfortunately neither has been caught in Google Earth imagery.

Back in 2013 we experienced a glance at a KML file with a record of spots from the before Star Wars motion pictures. For a complete record of spots which includes the most modern motion pictures see this Wikipedia page. Unfortunately it doesn’t give an uncomplicated way to export the spots to Google Earth.

About Timothy Whitehead

Timothy has been applying Google Earth due to the fact 2004 when it was however referred to as Keyhole just before it was renamed Google Earth in 2005 and has been a large lover ever due to the fact. He is a programmer performing for Red Wing Aerobatx and life in Cape City, South Africa.




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