I was reading an article today concerning the Orion Nebula and a newer one known as the Grand Nebula which is in formation. There was a like to this article. http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/sun_birth_040520.html In Formative Years, the Sun Had Sisters The Sun had sisters when it was born, according to new research. Hundreds to thousands of them. space.com This article states in reference to OUR solar system... "Eventually the crowd of stars drifted apart and our young solar system wandered out to its rather lonely present location, more than 4 ligh-years from the next nearest star." "The latest evidence for a chaotic birthplace comes from meteorites that have landed on Earth after orbiting the Sun for billions of years."