The sun is a star and is the head of the solar family. It supplies the earth with never-ending energy which we use in many ways in our day to day life. Find from here some amazing and interesting facts about the sun. Just download and share these images with facts in your friends group or timeline to make your friends aware of these sun facts.
Light from the sun takes eight minutes and twenty seconds to reach the earth.
The sun plays an important and useful role by serving its energy to the living organisms. Without sun, there would be no existence of life on Earth. Have a look at these interesting facts about sun to widen your knowledge about it. Enjoy sharing these pics with your friends and family members.
It is 30,000 light years away from the center of The Milky Way.
It is approximately 391 times as far away from earth as the moon.
It is the largest object in the solar system.
It is about halfway through its lifetime.
Our modern day calendar is based on the earth’s movement around the sun.
A scientist and philosopher from modern-day Turkey called Anaxagoras was the first to suggest that the sun is a star, around 450 BC.
The Sun is 109 times wider than the Earth and 330,000 times as massive.
The Sun is 4.6 billion years old.
The Sun is all the colours mixed together, this appears white to our eyes.
At its centre the Sun reaches temperatures of 15 million °C.