Why is our sun Unique?

Our sun is unique because of many things. The most obvious reason is that the sun is the only star with a planet that has life. Another reason is that our sun isn’t part of a star cluster. If our sun was part of a star cluster, than life on Earth wouldn’t exist with the amount of radiation from nearby stars. The vast majority of stars that we have charted are small and cool compared to our sun, which is large and warm, but not a huge supergiant that releases loads of heat either. Our sun also is organized. On the sun’s surface, there are giant “cells” the size of Texas called granules. Granules are made inside supergranules, which are earth sized “cells” made up of granules. The old granules are pushed to the edges of supergranules while the new ones reside in the center. Supergranules also line up in north-south columns. There are also large cells, which are enormous, much larger than supergranules, and are slow cells, unlike the relatively fast-moving granules and supergranules. The point to this is that our sun isn’t just an ordinary ball of gas and plasma, but a big, stable, organized, and unique ball of gas and plasma, or simply a unique star.

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