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The Sun - The Daytime Star

What's in a Name:
Claim to Fame: Main source of energy for the Earth. Makes life possible.
Type of Star: Yellow main sequence star (Spectral class G2 V)
How Far Away: 8 light minutes away. A quarter million times closer than any other star.
How Big: 1.3 million Earths would fit inside Weighs as much as 300,000 Earths
How Bright: 100 billion times brighter than any other star because it is so close
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When to View: Seen only in the daytime

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