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In the universe, which direction is up?

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  • I vote for the North Ecliptic Pole to be up.

  • F
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Away from the nearest centre of gravity. 

  • Rita
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    There is an up and down in space. "Down" is simply the direction gravity is pulling you, and "up" is just the opposite direction. Since there is gravity everywhere in space, there is also an up and down everywhere in space.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    It is all relative. Even on Earth, "up" and "down" are merely reference pointing towards the core and away from the core. "Up" and "down" only truly make sense on a plane.

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  • Bill-M
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Out in space there is no up or down.

  • Dixon
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Hint: The other way to down

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    There is no "up" or "down" in space.  Up is defined as away from the center of gravity and down is defined as towards the center of gravity.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Towards the core of Uranus.

  • 2 months ago

    "Up" is really only a direction when used in a gravitational field... things fall "down" in gravity, and the opposite is "up."   On a spinning space station, "Up" would be in towards the central hub... On a planet "Up" is away from the center of gravity - in both cases, it's in the opposite direction that gravity would pull an object if dropped. 

    In the Universe - gravity exists, but since there's no set direction from one dominant object, "Up" doesn't have much meaning...

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    towards the delta quadrant . 

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