Orientation of Solar System

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Orientation of Solar System

Postby msb » Thu Mar 26, 2015 2:34 am

How is the Solar System oriented with respect to the Milky Way? Has anyone seen a good illustration?

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Re: Orientation of Solar System

Postby garypoyner » Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:32 am


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Re: Orientation of Solar System

Postby msb » Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:46 am

Thanks - they are good diagrams. I'm trying to relate the variations in the night sky with the orbit and spinning of the Earth, but it's a bit mind bending.


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