Classification: Star

Age: 4.5 Billion Years

Distance from Earth: 1.5x10^8km

Diameter: 1.39 X 10^6 km (or 109 times the diameter of the Earth)

Mass: 1.99 X 10^30 kg (or 333,000 times the weight of the Earth)

Composition: 73.46% Hydrogen 24.85% Helium Other< 2%


Interior: 15,000,000 Kelvin

Surface: 5,800 Kelvin

The Sun is the lifesource of our planet and the center of our solar system. It is known as a main sequence star. It makes up 98.6% of our entire solar systems mass. All things considered however it is a fairly average star.