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Last Post 21 Mar 2011 09:55 PM by  Paulett Liewer
Sun's Tempeture
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21 Mar 2011 08:17 AM

    How do scientists know the exact tempeture of the sun, if they can't land on it?

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    21 Mar 2011 09:55 PM

    Hi

    We can tell the temperature of the surface from the COLOR of the light that is emitted from the surface. Our Sun looks yellow. Other, hotter stars are bluer and cooler stars are redder.

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