I just tried to comprehend "north" as it relates to the sun and I think my brain is broken forever.
I have no idea how to tell directions in space. I would get so lost.
Ok, I figured this out while PD was down today. The solar system is heading roughly towards the star Vega (in the constellation Lyra), which 12000 years ago was the North Star (Polaris, of course, is currently the North Star), so, if this were to happen and you were to look at the Earth and had a some sort of sensors on the DeLorean to get a good image, you would be looking at it from such an angle that you would mostly see the Northern Hemisphere of the Earth, with Vega behind you. If you were to look at Saturn, you would see the planet and the whole of the rings.
Interestingly enough, you would also see Vega from such an angle- It rotates at such a rate that it bulges to 23% larger than it is at its poles, and takes on an egg shape, however due to the angle it looks brighter and larger that it is on average to us. This image is from wikipedia which compares Vega to Sol: