The Sun is our star and is so bright. The sun is over 109x the size of the Earth, which equals a diameter ofΒ 1,392,784 km. It fuses Hydrogen into Helium for energy, and boy, this thing has tons of energy. A single solar flare has enough energy to cause a major blackout. It takes 24 days for it to rotate and it takes 235,000,000 years to orbit Sagittarius A*.

Solar System

The Sun is directly at the center.

Compare Sun

The Sun (left) compared with the Earth and the Moon.

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