How Many Earths Can Fit Inside the Sun

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Ever wonder just how many Earths can fit inside the sun? If so (or not), the answer is approximately 1.3 million Earths. Believe it or not, the Sun is just an average-sized star, as the red giant Betelgeuse has a radius of 936 times the radius of the Sun, making it hundreds of millions of times larger. Currently, the largest known star is VY Canis Majoris, and it’s thought to be between 1800 and 2100 times the radius of the Sun. Continue reading to see more things that are larger than you think.

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