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This document provides the user with an introduction to the structure and physical properties of the Sun. A brief discussion of hydrogen fusion is included, along with a table that lists some numerical information about our star. Links to a glossary are embedded in the text, and links to related sites are also provided.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Physics
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1997-2003 by Calvin J. Hamilton. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-781
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: Calvin Hamilton