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You all know that the Earth's tilt is ~24 degrees relative to the ecliptic plane, however did you know that the ecliptic plane is angled 60.2 degrees relative to the galactic plane?

This is why folks in the Southern hemisphere have the best view of the galactic center by the way, the Southern hemisphere of the Earth (and sun) are both pointed at the center of the galaxy.

It is currently "galactic summer" in the southern hemisphere. It takes the solar system 230 million years to complete one orbit around the galaxy, and so it'll be a loooong time before it's galactic summer in the northern hemisphere. Probably should like... just book a flight to the southern hemisphere, if you want to see the galactic core clearly...

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