6 Questions About the Sun Answered
What is the Sun made of: The Sun is a star, made up of hot gases that contain elements including hydrogen.
How hot is the Sun: The Sun is extremely hot.
What would happen to Earth if the Sun didn’t exisT: Without the Sun, life on Earth would not exist. The planet would be, at best, a frozen dark ball.
What happens during an eclipse of the Sun: Once in a while the Moon passes directly in front of the Sun as it makes its way around Earth.
Where on Earth does the Sun shine the mosT: In the United States, Yuma, Arizona has a yearly average of 90 percent of sunny days.
Is there a place on Earth where the Sun does not rise: In the Arctic and Antarctic circles there is at least one day a year when the Sun does not rise and one day when the Sun does not set.