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This one evening as we were working on a different project the sun decided to enlighten our evening.

Nerd section:

The energy created by the Sun’s core is nuclear fusion. This huge amount of energy is produced when four hydrogen nuclei are combined into one helium nucleus.

The Sun is traveling at 220 km per second. It is around 24,000-26,000 light-years from the galactic centre and it takes the Sun approximately 225-250 million years to complete one orbit of the centre of the Milky Way.

It takes eight minutes for light reach Earth from the Sun. The average distance from the Sun to the Earth is about 150 million km. Light travels at 300,000 km per second so dividing one by the other gives you 500 seconds – eight minutes and twenty seconds. This energy can reach Earth in mere minutes, but it takes millions of years to travel from the Sun’s core to its surface.

The Sun rotates more quickly at its equator than it does close to its poles. This is known as differential rotation.

The atmosphere of the Sun is composed of three layers: the photosphere, the chromosphere, and the corona.

Now you know enjoy the rest of the images in sequence.

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Thank you for the read.

We don’t take pictures, we capture moments.

 

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