How Many Lumens Is The Sun?

27 February 2018, 16:24

The Sun
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The Mystery Hour

Name: Christian, Bury St Edmunds

Question: How many Lumens is the sun?


Name: Keith, Clacton-on-Sea

Qualification: Listens to Dara O’Brien and Brian Cox’s astrology programme.

Answer: There are 10,000 lumens per square foot of sun. This makes around 6840000000000000000000000000 lumens in total.

A lumen is the amount of light emitted from one candle.