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the sun myths in Yolngu people
They thought that Walu, the sun woman lit a torch every morning an travelled east to west across the sky.
The sun myths in Ancient Egypt
The ancient Egyptians thought that a dung beetle pushed the sun across the sky
Main features of the sun
75% hydrogen and rest mainly helium. The closest star to earth. Changes hydrogen into helium by nuclear fusion. Diameter=1.4 million kilometres. Galileo discovered sunspots.
Collect visible light using large mirrors. There are 2 main types of optical telescopes refracting and reflecting.
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