We know how the Sun is tilted in reference to its planets but how is it tilted to Sagittarius A or its orbit around it? Or isn't it tilted at all?

  • $\begingroup$ It isn't really correct to talk about the Sun's orbit around Sagittarius A*. The gravitational influence of the supermassive black hole isn't relevant in our neck of the woods. $\endgroup$
    – user24157
    Commented Feb 12, 2020 at 20:31
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    $\begingroup$ astronomy.stackexchange.com/questions/28071/… $\endgroup$
    – ProfRob
    Commented Feb 12, 2020 at 21:44

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The wikipedia page says

Obliquity 7.25°[2] (to the ecliptic) 67.23° (to the galactic plane)

Interesting fact: the sun's layers rotate at different speeds, as well as different rates depending on latitude.


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