Monday, August 07, 2006
The Blazing Center
Say hello to the sun.
It is a simple star, really.
Basic. Small. Ordinary.
Tiny when compared to other stars.
And yes, that is Earth pictured next to it. Tiny star called the sun next to speck of dirt known as Earth.
My home. My world.
And the Rocky Mountains seem gigantic to me.
Incomprehensible Sun Facts:
Distance: 93 million miles from your home.
Size: About 33,000 times the size of the earth.
Equatorial Circumference: 2,715,0000 miles (the earth is 24,000 miles around)
Surface Temperature: Approx. 10,000 degrees F.
Discovery Date: Ancient Times :-P
Creator, Designer and Engineer: God Himself