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The orbital planes of the different planets are all tilted in various random directions with respect to the equatorial plane of the Sun, and thus tilted in varius random directions with respect to each other. There is a difference in angle between the Sun's equatorial plane and what is called the invariable plane of the Solar System. The invariable plane of ...


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Even from Earth, the Sun passes through non-zodiac constellations (if you use IAU constellation boundaries) It spends more time in Ophiuchus than in Scorpio, for instance. From Mercury, the Sun path would deviate from the Ecliptic (which is indeed defined by the plane of the Earth's orbit). The Sun would still pass through Ophiuchus, and it would also pass ...


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