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In what direction and at what speed is the solar system moving through the Milky Way?

Sayed Alawi, Anaheim, California
Compared to the average motion, the Sun appears to move a little faster — 16,000 mph (25,200 km/h) — than the general rotation. It's moving toward the galactic center at 22,000 mph (36,000 km/h) and slightly upward at 11,000 mph (18,000 km/h).

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