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I am thinking this to be more a statistical problem than one of astronomy in particular. For instance, if one required all these planets "align" in the same semicircle bisecting the orbits of the solar system, the probability of that occurring would be 2

Would time constraints, such as orbital periods, be of secondary (if any at all) concern to the fundamental problem? If the time considered were on the order of 5 billion years, what would the minimum angular dispersion from alignment be?

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