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published by the National Geographic Society
This website provides basic information about the sun, including the source of its energy, the names of its parts, and the matter it gives off. An interactive feature, Sun Stats, includes a diagram of the solar system and an animation of the sun's surface.
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- The Sun
- High School
- Middle School
- Reference Material
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2000 National Geographic Society
Has a copyright or other licensing restriction.
Keywords: Solar system, surface
Record Creator: Metadata instance created March 27, 2013 by Ed Lee
Record Updated: Aug 10, 2020 by Lyle Barbato
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AIP Format
(National Geographic Society, Washington, 2000), WWW Document, (
Sun (National Geographic Society, Washington, 2000), <>.
APA Format
Sun. (2000). Retrieved July 19, 2024, from National Geographic Society:
Chicago Format
National Geographic Society. Sun. Washington: National Geographic Society, 2000. (accessed 19 July 2024).
MLA Format
Sun. Washington: National Geographic Society, 2000. 19 July 2024 <>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Title = {Sun}, Publisher = {National Geographic Society}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {19 July 2024}, Year = {2000} }
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%0 Electronic Source %D 2000 %T Sun %I National Geographic Society %V 2024 %N 19 July 2024 %9 application/flash %U

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