I’m sad that the video about our solar system being a vortex is wrong.

You’ve probably seen this video which shows our solar system traveling along sideways through the galaxy, around with the planets trailing along in a corkscrew fashion.

It’s beautiful and amazing… and wrong.

This article by Phil Plait explains just why it’s wrong.

Vortex motion: Viral video showing Sun’s motion through galaxy is wrong.

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