Focus on the Sun – By Elizabeth Rose PIN 7430

The Sun is a star and is in the centre of the Solar System.

Helios is the Greek name of the Sun. The Planet Sun is the ruler of the zodiac sign of Leo and those that are born under the sign benefit greatly.

They tend to take control of situations and are excellent managers. They like power and usually have impressive personalities and very good characteristics. They are excellent leaders too.

They are generally good and kind and have strong personalities.

The Sun is dry and hot and considered a masculine planet.

The actual diameter of the Sun is 870,000 miles or 1.4 million km. It is 93 million miles from the Earth or 150 km.

The Sun is a star and it is a huge ball of hot gases. It releases huge amounts of light and heat and is constantly undergoing nuclear reactions.

It takes the Earth 365 days to orbit the Sun, One Year! Amazingly, one million Earths could fit inside the Sun.

The Sun contains 99.86 per cent of the mass in the Solar System and is considered to have the largest mass.

It is an almost perfect sphere in shape.

The actual temperature inside the Sun itself can reach a huge 15 million Celsius.

So the Sun is the Centre of all life force and energy.