What is the diameter of the Sun?
The Sun's diameter is 1.4 million kilometers. But to most people, that doesn't mean a whole lot!
Think about the last road trip you took. Even a trip across a state or country can seem to take forever (even if your little brother isn't poking you). Think about how long it would take to travel around the whole Earth. The Sun is so big that it would would take you 100 times as long to drive around the Sun!
Submitted by Damien
(July 24, 1997)
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