How We See the Sun Video from NASA

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In line with the topic of Solar System, we stumbled upon this “Stonehenge to STEREO: How we See the Sun Video from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

We are sharing this wonderful video featuring details as seen on the Sun through different instruments.

Warmth from the Sun and Sun Protection

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Warmth from the Sun

The sun warms the land, water and air. Solids absorb heat faster than liquids and gases.

Sun Protection

Too much heat from the sun is harmful. There are different ways to protect you from the Sun’s heat:

  1. Avoid going out and exposing yourself to the sun for long hours.
  2. Apply sunscreen before a long sunlight exposure.
  3. Wear sunglasses to protect your eyes.
  4. Never look directly at the sun.
  5. Use an umbrella or wear a wide-brimmed hat
  6. Wear loose-fitting clothes
  7. Drink plenty of water and fruit juices during hot days.

The Sun

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The Sun

The sun is the main source of heat and light of the earth.

It is the center of the Solar System.

The planets and their moons, the meteors and other celestial objects move around the sun.

Sun’s Heat

The sun’s heat can:

  1. keep all things on Earth warm
  2. can produce electricity
  3. living tings need heat to live
  4. heat helps children grow healthy
  5. help the plants in food production
  6. allows us to see objects in the environment