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Astro Quiz 53: Sun Temperature?

Question #53 – How hot is the center of the Sun?


The center, or core of the Sun is 27 million degrees Fahrenheit, or 15 million degrees Celsius. The Sun is made up of several layers. The temperature cools as molecules move from layer to layer from the core to the surface.

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