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The Argo system was located in the Tragan Cluster,[1] a part of the New Territories portion of[2] the Outer Rim Territories.[1]

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The Argo system was introduced in the 2009 reference book The Essential Atlas, authored by Daniel Wallace and Jason Fry, which placed it in grid square N-5.[2] The name of the system built upon the mention of the astronomical object Argo-6 in the 1993 book Monsters and Aliens from George Lucas, a publication that combines creature designs and photographs from various projects of George Lucas, creator of the Star Wars franchise, with original text by Bob Carrau.[3]

In Monsters and Aliens from George Lucas, Argo-6 is described as a terrestrial celestial body that was home to a family, all members of which maintained miniature farms in their mouths. At one point, while a molecular dentist on Argo-6 was performing a routine procedure on one member of the family, she discovered the farm in her patient's mouth.[3] Lucasfilm employee Leland Chee, who maintains the Holocron continuity database, has indicated that information contained in Monsters and Aliens from George Lucas is non-canonical[4] with respect to the Star Wars Legends continuity.[5]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 StarWars.com Star Wars: The Essential Atlas Online Companion on StarWars.com (article) (backup link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 The Essential Atlas
  3. 3.0 3.1 Monsters and Aliens from George Lucas
  4. StarWars.com Holocron continuity database questions on StarWars.com Message Boards. Posted by Leland Y Chee on May 3, 2006 at 5:45 PM. (content now obsolete; backup link) "And is information from Monsters and Aliens from George Lucas canon? Unless referred to by a source that is in-continuity, the information is non-continuity."
  5. StarWars.com The Legendary Star Wars Expanded Universe Turns a New Page on StarWars.com (backup link)
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