What Type of Star Is the Sun?


Our sun is a G2 star. These stars are classified based on how hot they are. M class stars are the coolest stars, making a G2 star quite hot, at 5506 degrees celsius.
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The sun is characterized as a yellow dwarf star and is medium in size compared to other stars. It is one of many stars which shine throughout the galaxy known as the Milky Way. The
The Sun is a main sequence star. It is a type G2V.
The sun is classified as a "Yellow Dwarf" star.
The Sun has a spectral class of G2V, so colloquially a "yellow star" because the majority of its radiation is in the yellow-green portion of the visible spectrum. The G2
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What Type of Star Is the Sun?
The sun is a yellow dwarf star which is very massive, hot and ancient. It is an area of great nuclear activity and it produces multiple types of radiation. By learning about different aspects of the Earth's primary source of both light and heat, we can... More »
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Our sun's stellar classification is G2V. G2 refers to the sun's temperature, which is about 5, 505 degrees Celsius. The V is the Roman numeral five, which means the Sun is a main sequence star, getting its energy by converting hydrogen to helium.
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