The Sun

  • Largest Star
  • 3330,000 times heavier then earth
  • spins on its axis every 25 days
  • 93 million miles from Earth
  • hydrogen and helium
  • huge explosions called flares
  • storms on surface can throw huge gas into the solar system
  • solar eclipse - moon directly blocks out sun's light - happens twice a year, but often it is just a partial blockage
  • Most important fact - Sun gives us heat and light!

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