15 questions on the Sun:
The quiz above includes the following questions:
- How much of the total mass of the solar system does the Sun account for?
- How much of the Sun’s mass consists of hydrogen?
- Approximately how old is the Sun?
- What is the distance between the Sun and Earth called?
- Roughly how long does light from the Sun take to travel to the Earth?
- What is the Latin name of the Sun?
- In ancient Egypt, what was the name of the sun god?
- How far is the Sun from the galactic centre?
- How many times the diameter of the Earth is the Sun’s diameter?
- How many times the mass of the Earth is the Sun’s mass?
- After hydrogen, what is the second main constituent of the Sun?
- How far along its main sequence lifespan is the Sun?
- What are the visible dark patches on the sun’s photosphere called?
- What type of star is the Sun?
- What is a solar eclipse?