Interesting Facts about the Sun to blow your mind

First of all sun is in the center of the solar system and all of our planet or earth weather or climate depend on the sun. All others planets orbits around it. Our sun of so huge that millions of earth can be placed into to it. Life on earth depends on the sun, without sun we can’t survive. So today you will realize the how wonderful the sun is? So keep reading the article to learn some amazing facts and figures about sun.


  1. Sun the biggest, largest, hottest object in our solar system.
  2. Sun age is billions of years. (approximately 4 billion years old)
  3. Due to the expansion of the sun, it is getting brighter and hotter.
  4. Too much sun rays can damage the skin or can be a reason for skin cancer.
  5. Viewing the sunset for several weeks is the great way to decrease the depression for healthy and happy life.
  6. 1/3 of people in world sneeze when they move their head or eyes to the sun.
  7. There are few places in Alaska where the sun doesn’t set in June.
  8. It is biggest than our thoughts, more than 1 million earth can be placed into a sun.
  9. Sun is nearest to earth than other planets and stars.
  10. Sun lights reach to earth in 8 minutes.
  11. All of the planets orbit around the sun. so the sun is in the center of our solar system.
  12. The gravity of sun is 28 times stronger than our earth gravity.
  13. Moon is larger than our earth, sun is 400 bigger than the moon.
  14. Sun is the mixture of gases with no solid surfaces.
  15. There are different parts of sun which keep rotating on diverse speeds, equator movement is faster than any moving part of sun.
  16. The sun generates lots of energy that keep life on earth through a system known as photosynthesis.
  17. The temperature of the sun is 5500 to 6000 degrees Celsius.
  18. Ozone layers prevent us from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun which can cause of lots of skin diseases especially the sun burns.
  19. Ultraviolet rays of sun have also some good effects on human beings and work as antiseptic.
  20. Sun releases different energy: ultraviolet light, light which is visible and radiation which is infrared.
  21. Radiation is the process through energy of sun reach to earth.
  22. Nuclear reactions keep happening on sun because of immense temperature.
  23. Earth complete the orbits around sun in 365 days or 1 year.


Hope that you enjoyed the article which is full of info. This is not a complete list of facts about the sun, I will keep updating the article with more facts. Also, read about the mind blowing facts about the moon. If you like the article please share with your friends.

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