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9 Things You Didn’t Know About sun


  1. The core temperature of the sun is about 27 million degrees Fahrenheit or 15 million degrees in Celsius. For reference water boils at 100 degrees Celsius.

2. The sun is 4.6 billion years old and will live for about another 5 billion years.

3. 99.8% of the solar system’s mass belongs to sun.

4. Sun has a magnetic field which spread through the solar wind. Some of these solar flares are so powerful that it may cause a blackout.

5. Sun does not have a solid surface.

6. Sun has different spinning times at equator and poles. Which are 35 days and 25 days respectively.

7. Sun is a medium sized star compared to other stars.

8. Sun is so larger than the earth that more than a million earths could fit inside it.

9. It takes 8 minutes to the light from the sun to reach earth.

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