As passengers on Earth, we are all carried around the sun at a mean velocity of 66,600 mph (107,182 km/h).
A third of all Russians believe the Sun revolves around the Earth.
The Sun is thought to have completed about 20 orbits during its lifetime and just 1/1250th of an orbit since the origin of humans.
Every second, the Sun sends to earth 10 times more neutrinos than the number of people on earth.
Six ten-billionths of the Sun is gold.
1.3 million Earths could fit inside the sun, an average-sized star.
If you weigh 150 lb (68 kg) on the Earth, you would weigh only 25 lb (11 kg) on the Moon.
If you weighed 150 lb (68 kg) on Earth, you would weigh 4,200 lb (1,905 kg) on the Sun.
Earth spins at around 1,000 mph and hurtles through space in its orbit around the sun at about 67,000 mph.
The solar system is 4.54 billion years old.
Venus has more volcanoes than any other planet in the solar system, with over 1600.
Uranus is the third-largest planet in the Solar System.