PBS Space Time

How Does the Earth Really Move Through The Galaxy?

Season 9 Episode 4 | 16m 29s  | Video has closed captioning.

Perhaps you’ve seen videos of how the planets of the solar system move through the universe in this cool helix. Not only are these misleading, but the Earth’s real motion - YOUR motion through the universe, is way more complicated and way more interesting.

Aired: 02/08/23

Rating: NR


Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning