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Is the polar region of the sun rotating faster than the equatorial region of the sun?

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05/14/2009

NO!

draw a big circle and and rotate them one complete turn in the same time.

an ant on the little circle is going to move slower than an ant on big circle.

yes the equatorial regions of the sun rotates faster than the polar regions this is because the sun is a giant gas ball containing gases such as helium and plasma the equatorial rotation takes 25days while the polar rotation takes 36days .the sun would only rotate at the same rate if the sun was made up of solids.