The sun has a temperature of about 11,000 degrees Fahrenheit and is more than 864,000 miles in diameter.
It is 109 times the diameter of the earth and 400 times larger around than the moon. Its gravity is 27 times that of ours. If a person could stand on the sun's surface, they would weigh more than two tons. The sun is about 93 million miles from the earth and its light takes just over eight minutes to reach us.Many other stars are larger than the sun. Betelgeuse is more than a billion times as big. Arcturus, 100 times the diameter of the sun, gives out 6,000 times more light.