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How many light years does the solar system take up in the milky way?

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July 29, 2009 7:07AM

Not sure, but the sun is 27,000 light years from the centre of the galaxy and the galaxy itself is 100,000 light years in width. The solar system is a pin prick compared to these sizes. i.e. 1 light year is about 10 trillion kilometres...