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From a perspective in space, we can see that the Earth and the Sun do not align with the center of the Milky Way Galaxy on December 21st, 2012. This perspective is from within the plane of the Solar System looking from behind Earth toward the Sun and toward the center of the Galaxy. (Image credit: Bryan Mendez, UC Berkeley/Word Wide Telescope)
From a perspective in space, we can see that the Earth and the Sun do not align with the center of the Milky Way Galaxy on December 21st, 2012. This perspective is from within the plane of the Solar System looking from behind Earth toward the Sun and toward the center of the Galaxy. (Image credit: Bryan Mendez, UC Berkeley/Word Wide Telescope)