As the brightest light on the block I thought I would add a page with some interesting fact about our Sun.
Fun and amazing Star Facts: - Our Sun is one of 100 billion stars in our galaxy. - There are over 100 billion known galaxies in our universe. - Yes there are more stars than grains of sand on the earth. - Our Sun is a small star almost 1 million miles in diameter. - The Sun is 93 million miles from Earth. - The Sun makes energy by the fusion of hydrogen into Helium - The sun burns up 600 millions tons of hydrogen per second. - It will take 7 billion years for the hydrogen to run out.
- 1 million Earth's would fit inside the Sun. - The Star Beta Caraday is over 5 million times larger than our Sun. - Betelgeuse is 300 time larger than Beta Caraday and if it was our sun it would engulf Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. - VY Canis Majoris shown to the right is the largest Star discovered and is 1 billion times the size of our sun. 1.7 billion miles in diameter.