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Jellyfish evaporate in the sun as they’re 98% water.
The Earth’s core is about as hot as the sun.
The beautiful symmetry of a total solar eclipse happens because —by pure chance— the sun is 400 times larger than the moon, but is also 400 times farther from Earth, making the two bodies appear the exact same size in the sky.
The Sun accounts for about 99.86% of the total mass of the Solar System.
A third of all Russians believe the Sun revolves around the Earth.
Every second, the Sun sends to earth 10 times more neutrinos than the number of people on earth.
Six ten-billionths of the Sun is gold.
1.3 million Earths could fit inside the sun, an average-sized star.
Pluto takes 248 years to orbit the Sun.
The sun bear builds a nest for resting or sunbathing in thetreetops.
1 In 4 Americans thinks the Sun goes around the Earth.
It takes 8 minutes and 20 seconds for light to travel from the sun to the earth.
The Sun is 400 times further away from Earth than the Moon is.
If you could fold a piece of paper 50 times, its thickness would exceed the distance from here to the Sun.
To our eyes, in space, the sun would appear white, not yellow.
As passengers on Earth, we are all carried around the sun at a mean velocity of 66,600 mph (107,182 km/h).
If the Sun were the size of a beach ball in Space, then Jupiter would be the size of a golf ball and the Earth would be as small as a pea.
In 536 A.D., there was a worldwide dust cloud that blocked out the sun for a year, resulting in widespread famine and disease.
You can only see a rainbow if your back is to the Sun.
All of the world’s energy needs can be met with 1/10,000th of the light from the Sun that falls on Earth each day, according to the inventor Ray Kurzweil.