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I would like to see our solar system plane related to our galactic plane, and our position in the orion spiral arm?

If theres a grafic or picture from afar that i can see the relation of solar system plane and galactic plane. Where i can find that info?
Question asked by: renerdonet

Asked on: 08 Jan 2011

Our planet and its Sun are thought to be on one of the spiral arms of the milky way planet, hence you can see back into the galactic centre as a faint band.

There are images of the planet, the Milky Way and its position in the so-called Local Group of galaxies (a relative term here) on various websites and also lots of interesting and fascinating images on Nasa and other space websites.

By: knowitall
Replied at: 08 Jan 2011
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