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What Color is The Sun?

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

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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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