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Celestial commanding and Solar supplication

EdmundConnolly4 April 2013

With the days lengthening and the bleak Beowulf-like nights withering we can start to revel in getting home from work in glorious sunshine (/grey illumination) and wend our commuter way with the street lights still off. Returning to my theme of spring (and Ancient Egypt), I’m now intrigued by the new affectation in the heavens:  the sun!

Our sun is about 4.6 billion years old, comprising of 99.86% of the solar system’s mass. Probably the starkest visual image we can experience, the sun has inspired civilizations over millennia, and continues to affect our notion of time, season and even our emotions.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/space/solarsystem/sun_and_planets/sun#default

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/space/solarsystem/sun_and_planets/sun#default

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