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What are the effects the sun has on the earth?

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2014-09-10 01:46:03
2014-09-10 01:46:03

The Sun is what keeps the Earth in orbit.

Also the Sun is the source of heat and light for the planet.

A smaller effect is that the Sun helps to cause tides, but the Moon is more

important there.

the sun gives us the heat for the day.

in some parts of the world the curve is closer to the sun so it is hotter there

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