Published: July 28, 2022

Artistic illustration of our Milky Way Galaxy annotated to show the center of the galaxy and where the sun is in relation to the spiral arms Milky Way Annotated credit NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. HurtEVERYTHING is moving…

Earth spins on its axis, it orbits the Sun, the Solar System is moving within the Local Interstellar Cloud, & the Orion Spur/Arm is going around the center of our Milky Way galaxy—taking 250 million years to turn once.

Feeling dizzy?

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech