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The sun is round?

- Paul (13.1.2001)

No. The rotation of the Sun flattens it slightly into an oblate shape, a difference of just 6 km in the radius measured around the equator or pole to pole. (Diameter of the Sun is 1.392 x 106 km)

CHAN Ki-hung
Asst. Curator, Hong Kong Space Museum
22.1.2001