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The Sun :)

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Robert Patterson

on 17 March 2014

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Middle Aged Stars
By:Michael Williamson, Robby Patterson,Sarang Selukar, Moses Musilu
The Sun is an example of a middle aged star
The sun is a yellow dwarf or a G-type main sequence
The average temperature of the sun is 5,778 Kelvin
As you probably know the color of the sun is a yellowish orange.

The Location of the sun in in the center in galaxy at coordinates RA 19h 4m 31s | Dec 63° 52.200'
Stars in their middle age have a very powerful helium core which as they grow older, begins to die
The best time to view the sun is well...always. Except at night
The mass of our sun is 1.9891 × 1030 kilograms
That's equal to 36,165,454,550,000,000,000,000,000 elephants
The sun will be a red giant for about 5 billion more years
When the sun becomes a red giant it will grow large enough and swallow the Earth, therefore ending humanity :)
Clues of the next stage of the sun's life would be its flares. The activity of the sun is getting more and more unpredictable, just like a Red Giant.
Stars similar to sun include;
Epsilon Eridani
Tau Ceti
Delta Pavonis

All these stars also have Earth-like planets in their habitable zone
What color is the sun?
How many elephants does the sun hold?
Approximately how hot is the sun?

True or nah
The sun is an F-type star
The coordinates of the sun are
RA 19h 4m 30s | Dec 63° 52.200
The sun is yellowish-orange
36,165,454,550,000,000,000,000,000 elephants
5,776 K
Nah. Its a G-type
Nah. RA 19h 4m 31s | Dec 63° 52.200
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"Middle-Aged Star Clusters Surface." Science/AAAS. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2014.
Hitchcock, K.. N.p.. Web. 12 Mar 2014. <http://nfo.edu/astro/sun.htm>.
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