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The Sun

Short Facts about the Sun!

- The sun is at the center of our solar system. We live on the third planet from the sun.

- It is about 30,000 light years away from the center of the galaxy.

- It could hold 1,300,000 Earths.

- Diameter = 868,750 mi.

- Pressure at the Sun's core is 340 billion times Earth's air pressure at sea level.

- The Sun is about 75% hydrogen and 25% helium.

- The surface of the Sun, called the photosphere, is at a temperature of about 5800 K.


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