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Sunday, July 14, 2013

10 Interesting Facts About Sun


 



1: The only Star In The Solar System
The Sun is the star at the center of the solar system, it is 109 times that of Earths and its mass about 330000 times that of earth.
 

2: Sun Mystery  
The Sun is actually White spherical. But why people perceive it as yellow is not generally understood.




 3: Gravity
Sun gravity is 28 times of Earth gravity. If you weigh 100 lbs, your weight on the Sun would be 2807 lbs.




4: Age of Sun
The Sun is a 4.57 billion year old and it is a 
big ball of gas, which mostly contain hydrogen 74% and helium 24%.



5: Sun Distance  
The sun is the closest star to Earth and is 149.60  million kilometers (92.96 million miles) away.



6: Temperature
The temperature at the core of the sun is 27 million degrees F (15 million degrees C).



7: Sun Light 
The Sun-light from the sun (like all light) travels 186,282 miles per second (299,791 km)
And takes about 8 and half minutes to reach to the Earth which is 93 million miles away (150 million km).



8: Comparison Sun
How sun seen from different planets.





9: Sun Energy
The energy output from the sun is 385 billion billion megawatts, of which the Earth receives 95 billion megawatts (About the energy from 95 million typical sized nuclear power plants).





10: Red Giant 
Scientist research about life cycle of the sun and it is transforming their shapes but not change dramatically for several billion year. Scientist compared that Red Giant shape with our sun that would transforming in massive hydrogen ball and its diameter about 2 AU and currently diameter of sun is 0.01 AU.

 

1 comments

Ежегодной миграции антилоп гну February 12, 2014 at 5:15 PM

The Sun, the source of life, light and a beginning of a new day. I have learnt a lot from this blog. Rich information

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