Our own star, the Sun:

The Sun:

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Technical facts:
  • Date: 04.04.2011
  • Telescope: C9,25 XLT
  • Camera: Olympus E-510 DSLR
  • Exposuretime: 1/500 ISO 800

The distance from earth to our sun is 149 600 000 km (1AU). Our sun mostly contains hydrogen (73%) and helium (25%) and some other gasses (oxygen, carbon, neon and iron).  The sun is a G2V type based on its spectral class.  Our sun is roughly 5 billion years and middle aged.

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