What is the gasious compound of sun?
Asked by mridul, 19 Aug '12 09:28 pm
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Hydrogen and HeliumAnswered by iqbal seth, 20 Aug '12 08:52 am
What is the Sun made of? Spectroscopy shows that hydrogen makes up about 94% of the solar material, helium makes up about 6% of the Sun, and all the other elements make up just 0.13% (with oxygen, carbon, and nitrogen the three most abundant ``metals''---they make up 0.11%). In astronomy, any atom heavier than helium is called a ``metal'' atom. The Sun also has traces of neon, sodium, magnesium, aluminum, silicon, phosphorus, sulfur, potassium, and iron. The percentages quoted here are by the relative number of atoms. If you use the percentage by mass, you find that hydrogen makes up 78.5% of the Sun's mass, helium 19.7%, oxygen 0.86%, carbon 0.4%, iron 0.14%, and the other elements are 0.54%.
Source: http://www.astronomynotes.com/starsun/s2.htmAnswered by kartikay sharma, 19 Aug '12 10:03 pm
Yaad nahi a raha 9th class me pedha tha, shayad sun me nabhikiya saleyan prakriya hoti hai jesse gaseous compound apna kaam karte hain,..!Answered by vikram barman, 19 Aug '12 09:37 pm