The video showing the time lapse compilation of our star Sun is just jaw dropping. The video has been posted by Michael Konig on Vimeo. The Solar Dynamics Observatory made the compilation in 4 yours by exploring the different parts of the Sun. The video is just mind blowing and personally, I haven’t seen this kind perfect compilation related to Sun. It will definitely make you to see the Sun in totally different perspective that you have never thought of in your life. The video will make to see very clearly how solar activity, coronal rain, plasma eruptions, planet flyby and eclipses take place on the surface of the Sun. The clarity of the burning Sun will definitely make you bite your finger at some instance.
There are many facts about Sun that you don’t now. Let me list them first before you watch the video. So, here we are list the 10 facts about Sun that you don’t know.
Facts About Sun
1. The gravity of the Sun is almost 28 times more than the gravity of the Earth that means if a person on the Earth has a weight of 150 pounds will weigh around 4200 pounds on the Sun. One of the most amazing facts about Sun that you should know.
2. Sun has age of approximately 4.6 billion years. In this life span, it has depleted about half of its hydrogen. It only has hydrogen left for another 4.6 billion years.
3. The magnetic field of the Sun is very strong and it causes solar flares to occur on its surface. Solar flares are very similar to the tornadoes on the Earth.
4. The temperature of the Sun is about 15 million degree centigrade. The reason for such a high temperature is the continuous occurrence of the nuclear fusion reaction inside the Sun.
5. The light from the Sun will take around 8 minutes to reach the Earth surface.
6. Sun is made up of ball of glasses. It mainly consists of the helium and the hydrogen gas. It also has the some six ten- billionths of gold.
7. Sun is perfectly spherical in shape and it is only thing that has such a perfect sphere shape.
8. We have studied in our school days that Sun is yellow in colour. When we saw with our naked eyes it appears white but the fact is that the colour of the sun is yellow only. No need to get confused.
9. Sun has approximately contains almost 99.80 percent of the total mass of the solar system.
10. Sun is so huge that approximately 1,300,000 Earth can be made fit inside it perfectly with no space around.
These are the facts about Sun that you should know. Now enjoy the amazing video and do share with your friends.
VIDEO: This Time Lapse of the Sun is just Jaw Dropping
You can also watch: VIDEO: What Lightning Looks Like From Space. Unbelievable!