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The sun is 400 times larger than the Moon but is 400 times further away from Earth making them appear the same size.

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Labradorite is said to detoxify the body and slow the aging process, to elevate consciousness and protect a person's aura, helping to keep the aura clear, balanced, protected and free from energy leaks. It symbolizes the moon and the sun. It can assist in digestion, regulation and metabolism. Protects the aura from energy leaks, allows one to realize the destiny that is chosen and live up to one’s potential. www.draiochtagems.com

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An incredibly stunning solar flare erupted from the sun's surface throwing charged particles and searing plasma millions of miles out into space. The blast was was not directed at the earth and it is unlikely to hit any of the planets in our solar system.

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BBC One - Viscacha bask in the warming rays of the early morning sun. - Planet Earth II, Mountains - In pictures...

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When the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft flew by Saturn in 1980 and 1981, they were able to pay only fleeting attention to Titan, the second largest moon in the solar system (larger even than the planet Mercury) and the only solar system moon with an appreciable atmosphere. These images are from subsequent Titan flybys in 2005 and 2006. - Image credit: NASA / JPL / University of Arizona

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NASA. (2012). SOLAR SYSTEM PLANETS & DWARF PLANETS INFORMATION CHART. Available: http://space-facts.com/solar-system-information/. Last accessed 6th November.

NASA. (2012). SOLAR SYSTEM PLANETS & DWARF PLANETS INFORMATION CHART. Available: http://space-facts.com/solar-system-information/. Last accessed 6th November.

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