Earth, Moon and Sun

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What is the Sun's diameter?
1.4 million km
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What is the Sun's distance from the Earth?
150 million km
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What is the temperature of the Sun's photosphere?
5,800 K
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What is the temperature of the Sun's corona?
2 million K
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What is the nature of the Sun's surface?
Visible surface- speckled called granules, cooler darker areas are sunspots. Photosphere is where visible light is emitted. Solar flares can be seen, and solar storms, and there can be prominences of clouds of material suspended by magneticfieldlines
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150 million km

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What is the Sun's distance from the Earth?

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5,800 K

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2 million K

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Visible surface- speckled called granules, cooler darker areas are sunspots. Photosphere is where visible light is emitted. Solar flares can be seen, and solar storms, and there can be prominences of clouds of material suspended by magneticfieldlines

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