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Why do we orbit the sun but it doesn't orbit anything? Question Date: 2000-03-03: Answer 1: Actually, the sun does orbit things. For one thing, the sun orbits about the center of mass of the solar system (which I believe is still inside sun, as it turns out, but not at the center of the sun) The sun also orbits about the center of mass of our galaxy.

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Yes, the Sun - in fact, our whole solar system - orbits around the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. We are moving at an average velocity of 828,000 km/hr. But even at that high rate, it still takes us about 230 million years to make one complete orbit around the Milky Way!

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Does the sun orbit anything or does anything orbit it? Yes - the sun slowly orbits the galactic center of our galaxy, The Milky Way. Also, everything in our solar system orbits the sun.

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Does the sun orbit anything or does anything orbit it? Yes - the sun slowly orbits the galactic center of our galaxy, The Milky Way. Also, everything in our solar system orbits the sun.

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Yes, the Sun is in orbit around the center of our Galaxy. The Sun orbits around the center of the Milky Way once every 225 million years. The period of time is called a cosmic year. The Sun has orbited the galaxy, more than 20 times during its 5 billion year lifetime.

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“ The Moon orbits the Earth, the Earth orbits the Sun, the Sun orbits the center of the Milky Way, but does our galaxy orbit anything? Our galaxy does indeed! The Milky Way is one of two large galaxies that make up what’s called the Local Group, which contains some fifty-odd galaxies.

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Similar to the above situation, the Earth and Sun orbit around a common center of mass, which itself orbits the galaxy. Contrary to popular belief the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy is NOT what it holding us in orbit.

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Does the Milky Way orbit around anything? If so, what's its orbital period? ... but the Milky does not orbit anything. The Milky Way and Andromeda are part of the Local Group, our local galaxy cluster which includes the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds,The Andromeda Galaxy, and the Triangulum Galaxy and several additional very faint dwarf ...

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Does the Sun move around the Milky Way? Answer: Yes, the Sun - in fact, our whole solar system - orbits around the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. We are moving at an average velocity of 828,000 km/hr. But even at that high rate, it still takes us about 230 million years to make one complete orbit around the Milky Way! The Milky Way is a spiral ...

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Technically, what is going on is that the Earth, Sun and all the planets are orbiting around the center of mass of the solar system. This is actually how planets orbiting other stars are often detected, by searching for the motion of the stars they orbit that is caused by the fact that the star is orbiting the center of mass of the system ...