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What shape is the sun?

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The sun is almost a perfectly round sphere. The sun is the one of the roundest natural objects ever measured, according to scientists at the University of Hawaii.

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The sun is so round that if scaled to the size of a beach ball, the variation between the highest and lowest point would be the width of a human hair, as National Geographic indicates.

The sun is the largest object in the solar system. The sun has a circumference of 2,713,406 miles, and it could accommodate 109 Earths across its face. Volume-wise, 1.3 million Earths could fit inside of the sun.

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