This Black and Grey Sun tattoo was a fun project.
The client is told she lights up a room and is always happy.
Her nickname is sunshine which influenced this tattoo.
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Facts about the sun
The Sun is primarily composed of 74% hydrogen and 24% helium by mass.
The Sun is an average-sized star.
Therefore, classified as a G-type main-sequence star.
Its diameter is about 1.4 million kilometers (870,000 miles), which is about 109 times that of Earth.
The core temperature of the Sun is around 15 million degrees.
Also, the temperature decreases as you move outward through the Sun’s layers.
The Sun generates energy through a process called nuclear fusion.
Hydrogen atoms in the core combine to form helium.
To clarify, this releases a tremendous amount of energy in the process.
The Sun emits energy in the form of light and heat.
The energy output of the Sun is about 386 billion billion megawatts.
It takes approximately 8 minutes and 20 seconds for light to travel from the Sun to Earth.
This means that when we observe the Sun, we are seeing it as it was over eight minutes ago.
The Sun constantly emits a stream of charged particles called the solar wind.
As a result, this wind affects the entire solar system and can interact with Earth’s magnetosphere.
The Sun’s photosphere that appear darker than the surrounding areas are called sunspots.
They are caused by magnetic activity and are associated with solar flares and coronal mass ejections.
The Sun goes through an approximately 11-year solar cycle, during which the number of sunspots and solar activity varies. This cycle influences space weather and can impact communication systems and satellites.
The Sun is about 4.6 billion years old and is roughly halfway through its main-sequence phase.
It is expected to remain in this phase for another 5 billion years before evolving into a red giant.
In conclusion, understanding the Sun is crucial for understanding the dynamics of our solar system and the broader universe.