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Synonyms for Sun

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the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system

a person considered as a source of warmth or energy or glory etc

any star around which a planetary system revolves

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first day of the week

expose one's body to the sun


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expose to the rays of the sun or affect by exposure to the sun

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Her final year project at University was a study of stellar structure, which was the start of her interest in solar astronomy.
Meanwhile, the bible of Sun-watching, the 500-page Solar Astronomy Handbook by Rainer Beck and three coauthors (Willmann-Bell, 1995), is going out of date thanks to the advance of technology.
After taking a basic course in astronomy he joined the New South Wales branch of the BAA and quickly adopted solar astronomy as his field.
The facility's director at the time, Richard van der Riet Woolley, was hoping to steer research away from solar astronomy and into stellar astrophysics.
We are also now looking ahead to setting up a permanently mounted solar facility on the Hanwell site, whose motivation is twofold: firstly, to provide visitors the possibility of a first-hand observational experience during daylight hours, something which may be of particular interest to local schools & colleges; and secondly to use solar astronomy to focus more closely than, in general, our nocturnal public events will do on overtly educational ends in relation to the teaching of the physical sciences, an aim to which the Sun, of all celestial bodies, is preeminently suited.