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The Sun. By: Kaitlyn Bloomfield, Sarah Grace Boudreaux, Aankit Pokhrel , Mark Horton. All About the Sun. 1.3 Million Earths can fit inside the sun. Staring at the sun for a long time can make you blind.

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The sun

The Sun

By: Kaitlyn Bloomfield, Sarah Grace Boudreaux, Aankit Pokhrel , Mark Horton


All about the sun

All About the Sun

  • 1.3 Million Earths can fit inside the sun.

  • Staring at the sun for a long time can make you blind.

  • The Sun is by far the largest object in the solar system. It contains more than 99.8% of the total mass of the Solar System (Jupiter contains most of the rest).

  • diameter: 1,390,000 km.

  • mass: 1.989e30 kg

  • temperature: 5800 K (Surface)

    15,600,000 K (Core)


Fun facts about the sun

Fun Facts about the Sun

  • The sun is actually just a medium sized star.

  • The sun completes a revolution around the galaxy once every 250 million years.

  • The sun is classified as a G2 star based on its temperature and wave lengths or spectrum of light it emits.

  • One would need to explode with 100 billion tons of dynamite every second to match the energy in the sun.


Parts of the sun

Parts of the Sun

  • The sun is mostly made out of hydrogen and helium.

  • Core- the center of the sun comprising 25% of its radius.

  • Radiative zone- the section immediately surrounding the core comprising 45% of its radius.

  • Convective zone- the outer most ring of the sun comprising the 30% of its radius.

  • Photosphere -- The innermost part of the sun's atmosphere and the only part we can see.

  • Chromosphere -- The area between the photosphere and the corona; hotter than the photosphere.

  • Corona -- The extremely hot outermost layer, extending outward several million miles from the chromosphere


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Parts of the sun


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