How Long Is A Day On The Sun?

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This video is about the definition of a day, and how it applies (or not) on the sun. Solar day, sidereal day, universal coordinated time (UTC) day, etc. Length of a day.

Music by Nathaniel Schroeder,


Solar rotation:

Gravitational Time Dilation:

UTC Day:

XKCD What-If about being transported to the sun for an instant:

Reference from what-if about time to 2nd degree burns:

Oxygen on the sun:

Combustion in space:

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