The Sun - Quick Facts

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The Sun is not a planet, it is a star. The sun is the brightest star in the solar system and it is around 85% brighter than all of the stars in the entire Milky Way galaxy. http://basicplanet.com/sun/

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The Sun - Quick Facts

  1. 1. THESUN BasicPlanet.com
  2. 2. The Sun is not a planet, it is a star.  The Sun is almost a perfect sphere shape and has hot plasma. BasicPlanet.com
  3. 3. BasicPlanet.com There are a lot of different and heavy elements found on the sun which includes iron, carbon, oxygen and neon.
  4. 4. BasicPlanet.com Around 4.5 billion years ago, was when the earth was formed because of the collapse of a molecular cloud. It is referred to the Big Bang which helped formed the solar system.
  5. 5. BasicPlanet.com The sun is the brightest star in the solar system and it is around 85% brighter than all of the stars in the entire Milky Way galaxy.
  6. 6. A Solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the sun and Earth. Looking directly at solar eclipse can cause permanent damage to the retina of the eye, including blindness. BasicPlanet.com
  7. 7. BasicPlanet.com The actual distance of the sun from the earth is about 149.6 million km. The light coming from the sun can travel to the earth in around 8 minutes and 20 seconds.
  8. 8. The temperatures of the sun is going to be certainly very hot at a possible 15.7 million Kelvin! BasicPlanet.com
  9. 9. BasicPlanet.com The layers and layers on the suns interior is going to be around 2000 km thick and there are going to be several layers in all.
  10. 10. Ultraviolet light from the Sun has antiseptic properties and can be used to sanitize tools and water. Interesting Facts BasicPlanet.com
  11. 11. There are some studies which have claimed that the Sun will continue to grow and when it does, it will almost disintegrate the Earth. Another theory says that many believe that in billions of years, the sun will eventually cool down and will expand. BasicPlanet.com
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