The Sun

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Term: The Sun

The star that governs the solar system. It is a yellow main-sequence star of spectral type G2, shines with apparent magnitude -26.74, and has an absolute magnitude of +4.83. The Sun is 4.6 billion years old and lies 27,000 light-years from the Galactic center.

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan