How Much Does The Sun Weigh?

The approximate mass of the sun is 1.989 x 10^30 kg (4.18 nonillion pounds).

Sun is the largest object in the solar system and responsible for 99.86% of the total solar system’s mass.

The mass of the sun is 333,000 and 1048 times more than Earth and Jupiter respectively.

Newton’s law of universal gravitation can be used to calculate the weight of the sun without visiting the Sun.

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    1. Professor AtomNovember 8, 2020

      I am really glad that you benefited from this article 🙂


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