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samedi 7 septembre 2013

The solar system moves through a local galactic cloud at a speed of 50,000 miles per hour

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The solar system moves through a local galactic cloud at a speed of 50,000 miles per hour, creating an interstellar wind of particles, some of which can travel all the way toward Earth to provide information about our neighborhood.

Image Credit: NASA/Adler/U. Chicago/Wesleyan.

(via Eleven Spacecraft Show Interstellar Wind Changed Direction Over 40 Years)

Posted on September 6, 2013

Source: nasa.gov

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