Battle near Planet Starbuck

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Battle near Planet Starbuck
Conflict: Escape from the Cylons
Date: ca. 1970 A.D.
Related Episode(s):
Place: Near Planet Starbuck
Result: Successful Colonial withdrawl
Galactican Fleet Cylons
Commander Adama Squadron Leader Cyrus
Galactica patrol; 2 Vipers Raider phalanx
Materiel Losses
At least 1 Viper (Starbuck's) Various Raiders
Starbuck (MIA, presumed dad) Centurion pilots
Battle Chronology
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Battle at Galaxy's Edge Battle near Planet Starbuck The Discovery and Defense of Earth

The battle near Planet Starbuck is a fierce battle that occurs in 1970 CE / 7368.

During this battle, in which the Galactican Fleet encounters a phalanx of Cylon Raiders, Starbuck's Viper is seriously damaged and forces him to crashland on a planetoid that he would later call "Planet Starbuck".

Given the


Despite the victory at Galaxy's Edge, the Cylons have not discontinued their pursuit of the Fleet. However, this would change, as they would later lull the Fleet and its leadership into a false sense of security, believing that the Cylons had been evaded. This is not the case (Galactica Discovers Earth, Part I).