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How hot is the sun?
Question Date: 2004-12-10
Answer 1:

The sun is very hot. All the gas that makes up the sun tries to fall into the center, making it very hot and very dense. At the core it is 15 million degrees Celsius or 27 million degrees Farenheit.

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