Color

What Color is The Sun?

The colors of space are deceiving. Despite it seeming yellow from Earth, our sun actually sends out the most photons in the green spectrum.

Key Facts In This Video

  1. If you could look into the sun in space without hurting your eyes, you'd find that the sun is white, not yellow. 00:22

  2. Despite it seeming yellow from Earth, our sun actually sends out the most photons in the green spectrum. 00:47

  3. The sun in our Solar System has a temperature of almost 5,800 Kelvin. 02:28

Written by Curiosity Staff January 5, 2015

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