How many Earths fit into the Sun? (Beginner)
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Answered by Karen Masters
My name is Josh and I am a fourth grader and I want to find out how many Earths fit in the Sun?
The Sun has a radius 100 times that of the Earth which means that about 1,000,000 (1 million) Earths would fit into the Sun!
By the way, take a look at the NASA Kids site. I think you might like it.
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About the Author
Karen was a graduate student at Cornell from 2000-2005. She went on to work as a researcher in galaxy redshift surveys at Harvard University, and is now on the Faculty at the University of Portsmouth back in her home country of the UK. Her research lately has focused on using the morphology of galaxies to give clues to their formation and evolution. She is the Project Scientist for the Galaxy Zoo project.