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Glenn
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Nov26-03, 12:01 PM
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Hi,

What is the orientation of the ecliptic plane of our solar system in relation to the plane of the galaxy?

One source I found said they were aligned to within 5.5 degrees. http://www.earthsky.com/2000/es000304.html

Another source I found stated that the orbital planes were 63 degrees apart. http://www.essex1.com/people/stauffer/MLS/solarsys.html

Does anyone know for sure?

Also, are all of the orbital parameters of our solar system around the galactic core known?

Thanks,
Glenn
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