How much does the sun weigh in pounds?


Quick Answer

The calculated mass of the Sun is 4.18 nonillion pounds, or 1.9 nonillion kilograms. The Sun is the largest object in the solar system, and it contains 99.86 percent of the solar system's total mass.

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The Sun weighs over 1,000 times more than Jupiter and 3,000 times more than Saturn. The Sun's mass is over 330,000 times the mass of the Earth. The Sun is so massive that, if its 5,800 K surface temperature could be ignored, a person standing on the surface of its photosphere would feel the pull of gravity 28 times more strongly than a person standing on Earth..

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