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1 Replies and 2993 Views White Dwarf State �2993 �1 Started by Anonymous Hi, This is Spencer again and I was wondering about the specific details of a white dwarf star state. About how hot would such a star become in this state and what would the light look like to a being on Earth Thanks Much-Spencer
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by Terry KuceraJump to last post
3/23/2012 12:58 PM
1 Replies and 2795 Views Sun Temperture �2795 �1 Started by Anonymous How do you actualy know how hot the sun is. What equipment do you use to tell the temperture of the sun.
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by Terry KuceraJump to last post
3/23/2012 12:38 PM
1 Replies and 2058 Views Sun �2058 �1 Started by Anonymous Hi, My name is Lexio, my question is how many parts of the sun is there
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by Dawn MyersJump to last post
3/22/2012 9:33 AM
1 Replies and 2296 Views Telescope pictures of the Sun �2296 �1 Started by Anonymous How can a space telescope take pictures of the Sun when it is so bright
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by Claire RafteryJump to last post
3/21/2012 3:57 PM
1 Replies and 2366 Views Bright Sun �2366 �1 Started by Anonymous Why does the Sun burn your eyes when you look at it, even though it is so far away
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by Hazel BainJump to last post
3/21/2012 3:55 PM
2 Replies and 2153 Views Sun Regions �2153 �2 Started by Anonymous How do you know that there are different regions in the sun (Nick C.) (FWMS)
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by Hazel BainJump to last post
3/21/2012 2:47 PM
1 Replies and 2249 Views Sun/Venus �2249 �1 Started by Anonymous Jerome S Will we be able to see this Venus transit here on the east coast
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by Dawn MyersJump to last post
3/21/2012 6:33 AM
1 Replies and 2107 Views sun �2107 �1 Started by Anonymous Craig (SA)How would our Sun compare in size to the nearest other (Sun)/star in space
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by Emilia KilpuaJump to last post
3/20/2012 9:08 AM
2 Replies and 2176 Views Distance from Sun to center of galaxy �2176 �2 Started by Anonymous Hi my name is Jonathan R and I live in Connecticut and I am an 8th grade student at CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering. I would like to know how you are able to find out the distance from the sun to the center of the galaxy, especially since we really haven't been able to go beyond our own solar system.
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by �AnonymousJump to last post
3/19/2012 2:59 PM
1 Replies and 2389 Views Fire and the Sun �2389 �1 Started by Anonymous Hi my name is Spencer Woolfson and I am a student at the CREC academy of aerospace and engineering. I know that the sun is made of plasma. I was wondering if fire is made of plasma as well and if not what is it made of
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by Kris SigsbeeJump to last post
3/19/2012 12:38 PM
1 Replies and 2664 Views Nuclear Fission Control Within the Sun; End of the Sun Life �2664 �1 Started by Anonymous Dear Scientists, My Name is Spencer, and I go to the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering in Bloomfield, CT. I had a few questions for you about the sun's energy control. Question 1:I know that the sun is a nuclear reactor, binding and smashing hydrogen and helium atoms, creating heat and light. But how does the sun control this seemingly 'eternal' heat and light output Why don't atoms smash apart and form heavier molecules I am confused how the sun can sustain this energy transfer for ...
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by Terry KuceraJump to last post
3/19/2012 12:10 PM
1 Replies and 2655 Views sun boiling? �2655 �1 Started by Anonymous hi im arlin and my question is, does the sun boil or does its just give off energy
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by Terry KuceraJump to last post
3/19/2012 8:43 AM
1 Replies and 2275 Views Facts About the Sun: Size �2275 �1 Started by Anonymous My name is Kenneth L.,13, and I go to the CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering. I would like to ask a question about the sun: How do scientist know the size of the sun when you can't go near it without burning up
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by Terry KuceraJump to last post
3/19/2012 7:13 AM
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