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# Question: What is the mass of the sun?

## What is the mass of each planet?

Planetary Fact Sheet – Metric

MERCURY EARTH
Mass (1024kg) 0.330 5.97
Diameter (km) 4879 12,756
Density (kg/m3) 5427 5514
Gravity (m/s2) 3.7 9.8

## What is the total mass of sun?

Mass and volume

About 1.3 million Earths could fit inside the sun. The mass of the sun is 1.989 x 1030 kilograms, about 333,000 times the mass of the Earth.

## How is mass of Sun calculated?

Knowing the mass and radius of the Earth and the distance of the Earth from the sun, we can calculate the mass of the sun (right), again by using the law of universal gravitation. By astronomically determining the distance to the sun, we can calculate the earth’s speed around the sun and hence the sun’s mass.

## Are there 8 planets or 9?

The order of the planets in the solar system, starting nearest the sun and working outward is the following: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and then the possible Planet Nine.

## What planet has the biggest mass?

Largest Planet: Jupiter

The largest planet in our solar system by far is Jupiter, which beats out all the other planets in both mass and volume. Jupiter’s mass is more than 300 times that of Earth, and its diameter, at 140,000 km, is about 11 times Earth’s diameter.

## What color is the sun?

The color of the sun is white. The sun emits all colors of the rainbow more or less evenly and in physics, we call this combination “white”. That is why we can see so many different colors in the natural world under the illumination of sunlight.

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## Is the sun losing mass?

we find that the Sun loses mass 4.289×1012 g every second to energy. Or, in other units, the Sun loses mass 1.353×1020 g every year to energy. The Sun is thought to have a remaining lifetime of about 5×109 years.

## Is the sun getting bigger?

Because the Sun continues to ‘burn’ hydrogen into helium in its core, the core slowly collapses and heats up, causing the outer layers of the Sun to grow larger. It is a very gradual process, and in the last 4 billion years, the Sun has barely grown by perhaps 20 percent at most.

## Is the sun 1 solar mass?

A solar mass is the mass of the sun. Or, more precisely, it’s 1.989 x 10^30 kilograms — about 333,000 Earths. Astronomers use a solar mass as a basic unit of mass.

## How many Earths does the sun have?

It holds 99.8 percent of the solar system’s mass and is roughly 109 times the diameter of the Earth — about one million Earths could fit inside the sun.

## What is the formula for mass?

One can consider the mass of an object as a measure of how much physical “stuff” makes up that object. mass=density×volume (m=ρV). Density is a measure of mass per unit of volume, so the mass of an object can be determined by multiplying density by volume. mass=force÷acceleration (m=F/a).

## Is there a 9th planet?

Planet Nine is a hypothetical planet in the outer region of the Solar System. Based on earlier considerations, this hypothetical super-Earth-sized planet would have had a predicted mass of five to ten times that of the Earth, and an elongated orbit 400 to 800 times as far from the Sun as the Earth.

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## What are the 15 planets?

Planets in Our Solar System

• Mercury. Mercury—the smallest planet in our solar system and closest to the Sun—is only slightly larger than Earth’s Moon.
• Venus. Venus spins slowly in the opposite direction from most planets.
• Earth.
• Mars.
• Jupiter.
• Saturn.
• Uranus.
• Neptune.

## What are the 13 planets in our solar system?

Order Of the Planets From The Sun

• Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. An easy mnemonic for remembering the order is “My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Noodles.”
• Mercury:
• Venus:
• Earth:
• Mars:
• Jupiter:
• Saturn:
• Uranus: