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The surface temperature of the sun is about 5,800 kelvins. The temperature at the core of the sun is at least 15,000,000 kelvins. Most of the sun's constituent particles at the surface are gaseous atoms, as no liquid or ... More »

The sun is a very large thermonuclear furnace where hydrogen is converted into helium at temperatures in the millions of degrees. It formed during the early period of the solar system, as gas and dust fell toward a commo... More »

The sun does not have a single uniform temperature. Instead, the sun exhibits multiple temperatures from the core to the corona, with a range of over 25 million degrees Fahrenheit. More »

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