"Very funny…but I suggest you leave this shuttle…unless you wish to be put into service in the Sulphur Pits of Vulcar!"
―C-3PO, to R2-D2[src]

Vulcar was a baleful orange, sulfurous planet[2] located in the Vulcar system, within the Juvex sector of the galaxy's Mid Rim.[1] A hyperlane branching off the Senex-Juvex Loop connected it to the worlds of Tinallis and Tyluun.[2] Home to the eponymous Sulphur Pits of Vulcar,[3] its acrid atmosphere made employing humanoid workers to extract the world's oridium deposits barely cost-effective. Instead, Vulcar was primarily worked by droids of all types, including crab droids, reprogrammed to serve as miners until they froze up and rusted into scrap.[2] In the year 15 BBY, an Intergalactic Droid Agency shuttle traveled to the Sulphur Pits of Vulcar[4] after delivering the droids R2-D2 and C-3PO to the planet Dodz.[3]

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Vulcar was first mentioned in Star Wars Droids 1: The Destroyer, the first issue of the Star Wars Legends Star Wars: Droids comic series published by Star Comics, an imprint of Marvel Comics,[3] which was first published on April 1, 1986.[5] The Essential Atlas, a reference book written by Jason Fry and Daniel Wallace[2] and released on August 18, 2009,[6] placed the planet in grid square L-18.[2]

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