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The Sun

A totally epic Prezi about the sun

Natalie Edwards

on 5 March 2013

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By: Natalie What Is The Sun Made Of? The sun is a ball of fiery gases. It is 71 percent hydrogen, 27.1
percent helium,
and 1.9% everything else. The Sun The End!
Thanks 4 Watching! The sun is 875,000 miles across
Its mass is 1.989E30 kg.
The sun is 92,960,000 miles away from earth.
It would take 1.3 million earths to fill up the sun. The sun's surface temperature can be up to 10,000,000 degrees Fahrenheit.
It is approximately 4.57 billion years old. It takes 8 minutes 20 seconds for light to travel to Earth.
The sun is expected to last approximately 5 billion years more, and then it will EXPLODE! Sun Fast Facts Sun Size Sunspots & Solar Flares Sunspots are dark dots on the surface of the sun.
They appear if there is a spot that is slightly cooler than the rest of the sun.
Solar flares are a sudden variation in the sun's brightness.
They occur when magnetic energy is suddenly released. Solar Eclipses Solar eclipses are when the moon passes between the sun and earth.
There are about two eclipses each year.
Total solar eclipses occur when the moon totally covers the sun. Myths and Legends Many ancient cultures had myths about the sun.
In Egypt, they believed in the sun god Re, who was believed to be wearing a fiery disk like the sun on his head.
In Greece and Rome, they believed
in Apollo, the god of the sun,
logic, and reason.
The name of the sun originated
from the Latin word ' Sol'. Solar Power Solar power is energy from the sun.
It is generated by heat hitting certain materials and the energy turning into an electrical current.
A single solar panel, the tools used to harness solar energy, cost between $200 and $800, but will lower taxes greatly. Mustachio The End!
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Watching! Mustachio Epic Face Exploration to the Sun On February 11, 2010, the Solar Dynamics Observatory was launched.
Nasa plans to send a probe into the sun's atmosphere for the first time by 2018.
The closest a human has been to the sun is 225,000 miles closer to the sun than the Earth. Bibliography
Websites:"Google Images." Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Mar. 2013.
"Yahoo!" Yahoo! N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Mar. 2013.WebsiteCommentsLin
"Windows to the Universe." Windows to the Universe. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Mar. 2013.
Books: Mitton, Simon, and Jacqueline Mitton. The Young Oxford Book of Astronomy. New York, NY: Oxford UP, 1995.
Space: A Visual Encyclopedia. New York: DK, 2010.
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