Tatooine is a fictional desert planet in the Star Wars universe that first appeared in the original 1977 film, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. It is a remote planet located in the Outer Rim of the galaxy and is known for its harsh, desert environment and two suns, which make the planet's surface extremely hot.
The planet is sparsely populated, with moisture farmers making up the majority of the population. The moisture vaporators are used to extract water from the planet's atmosphere and the moisture farmers sell it for a profit. The most famous moisture farmer from Tatooine is Owen Lars, the uncle of Luke Skywalker.
Tatooine is also home to various criminal organizations, such as the Hutts, a notorious gangster group, and the Tusken Raiders, a hostile race of raiders that live in the desert.
The planet gained even greater significance in the Star Wars franchise when it was revealed to be the birthplace of Anakin Skywalker, who later became Darth Vader. It was also the location of the desert city of Mos Eisley, where Luke and Obi-Wan Kenobi met Han Solo and Chewbacca and embarked on their journey to rescue Princess Leia from the Death Star.
Tatooine has been featured in many Star Wars films, television shows, books, and video games. It has become one of the iconic locations in the Star Wars universe, and its hot, desert environment and unique alien species have captured the imaginations of fans around the world.