Solar Pole Star
What constellation or star would the pole of the orbital
plane (of the planets around the sun)intersect. e.g. -what is the
The Sun's north pole points to 286.14 degrees Right Ascension, 63.88 degrees North.
The Sun is tilted 7.25 degrees off "vertical" from the Ecliptic (the Earth's orbit).
As I have not got a Northern Hemisphere star map, only a Southern one, the SOUTH
'pole' of the Ecliptic is in the constellation of Dorado (90 degrees RA, 66.5
degrees South declination), only a few degrees from the star Canopus.
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