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..."The presence of a nearby cloud might also affect the physical conditions inside the solar system...
...an encounter with a cloud might not only affect nuetrino flux release from the Sun but also have some drastic influence on the terrestrial climate in the next 10,000 years...
...The observations and analyses mentioned here suggest the presence of a very close interstellar cloud which should encounter the solar system in the "near" future. However, the complexity of the interstellar medium is not completely understood, it would not be surprising if the situation is far more complicated than indicated in this paper."
It is not easy to illustrate the position of the Solar System regarding the equatorial plane of our galaxy -the Milky Way. There is a small number of books of Astronomy that illustrate the coplanarity of the Solar System and the galaxy; consequently, we often imagine that the North of Earth is also the north of the galaxy. However, the plane of the Solar System is not coplanar with the plane of the Milky Way because it is tilted almost 90° with respect to the equatorial plane of the galaxy.