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# What is the mass of the sun?

282930 ###### 2009-12-26 07:33:09

The mass of the sun is 1.99 ×1030 kg.

That is 332,946 times the mass of Earth or 1,048 times the mass of Jupiter.

The total mass of the sun is about 745 times greater than the mass of all planets put together.

The Sun contains about 99% of the total mass of the Solar System.

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