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R3-T2 was an R3-series astromech droid manufactured by Industrial Automaton that was a resident of the spaceport of Mos Eisley on the planet Tatooine during the Imperial Era.[1] Standing 1.09 meters tall,[3] it had a black sensor on its red dome and white and blue panelling on its chassis.[4] Shortly before the Battle of Yavin[4] in 0 BBY,[5] R3-T2 was rolling through the streets of Mos Eisley when it was passed by an X-34 landspeeder carrying the locals Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi and Skywalker's droids R2-D2 and C-3PO.[4]

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R3-T2 first appeared in the 1977 original trilogy film, Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope.[4] In the new Star Wars canon, the droid was first identified in the 2016 reference book written by Michael Kogge included in the Star Wars: R2-D2 Deluxe Book and Model Set.[1] The designation originated in the Star Wars Legends continuity, where it was first used on a "R3-T2 (Arthree-Teetoo)" card in the Special Edition Limited expansion set of the Star Wars Customizable Card Game, which was released by Decipher, Inc. in 1998.[6]

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