Solar System's Motion Through Space
Earth is not revolving around the Sun - at least not the way you may think!
Note: Per Wikipedia, the Solar System is traveling at an average speed of 828,000 km/h (230 km/s) or 514,000 mph (143 mi/s) .
Size, distance and time in the video are not to scale.
A whole year goes by in a second.
And the planets are really much further apart.
The orbits of the major planets of the solar system lie in a narrow plane, tilted at about 60 degrees to the disc of stars forming the Milky Way.
While the video is not 100% correct, it still gives you a very good concept on how the universe is in a constant state of spin - from atoms to galaxies.
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