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Subject: What is the surface density of the sun?

Date: Mon Apr 2 20:44:00 2001
Posted by Jim
Grade level: teacher/prof School: No school entered.
City: Schaumburg State/Province: Illinois Country: USA
Area of science: Astronomy
ID: 986258640.As

I heard somewhere that the surface density of the sun was about equal to wood.  
Is this about right?  Also, does the sun have a definite atmosphere-surface 
boundry like Earth or does the atmosphere just get denser the deeper you go 
resulting in no definite "surface"?

Re: What is the surface density of the sun?

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