# Logic (quick yes or no question)

Why?? what proof is there that states the sun is the center of the solar system?? how do we know this??

The solar system is the group of heavenly bodies that orbits the Sun, which is also known as Sol.

Sol orbits the galactic center, roughly 30,000 light years away.

The Milky way galaxy, of which we are a part is also part of the Local Group...a group of Galaxies that are "near" each other.

Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "sun center proof solar system" to get these possible sources:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heliocentrism
http://solar-center.stanford.edu/FAQ/Qsunasstar.html
http://www.physics.purdue.edu/astr263l/SStour/history/
http://astro.unl.edu/naap/ssm/heliocentric.html

You might also want to search under "heliocentrism proof."

I hope this helps a little more. Thanks for asking.

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