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Caherdaniel in County Kerry, Munster, Ireland — Irish South-West
 

The Sun / An ghrian

 
 
The Sun / An ghrian Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2019
1. The Sun / An ghrian Marker
Inscription.  

Diameter 1.4 million km or 100 Earth diameters

Model Size 76.2 cm

Distance from Earth: 150 million km
or Astronomical Unit (1 AU)

Orbit Period: 27 days

Atmosphere: mostly Helium and Hydrogen

Surface Temperature: 5,500°C

Star Type: Yellow dwarf (G2V)

Age: The Sun is about 4.6 billion years old

Mythology

Belenus is known as a Sun god in Celtic mythology and was said
to ride the Sun acrossn the skies in a horse drawn chariot
 
Erected by Destination Kerry, Fáilte Ireland, The Heritage Council, and Others.
 
Location. 51° 46.181′ N, 10° 5.954′ W. Marker is in Caherdaniel, Munster, in County Kerry. Marker is at the intersection of Ring of Kerry (National Route N70) and Butter Road, on the right when traveling north on Ring of Kerry. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Caherdaniel, Munster V93 KV44, Ireland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bóthar an Ime / Bóthar an Chuinsailéara (a few steps from this marker); Teach do laoch / Home for a hero

The Sun / An ghrian and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2019
2. The Sun / An ghrian and Marker
(approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Church of the Most Precious Blood (approx. 4.5 kilometers away); Com an Chiste (approx. 4.8 kilometers away); Colonel Patrick J. Quinlan (approx. 4.8 kilometers away); Cathair na Stéige / Staigue Fort (approx. 6.9 kilometers away); Dr. Thomas George Millerick 1864-1898 (approx. 8 kilometers away); Charlie Chaplin (approx. 8.1 kilometers away).
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
Walk of the Planets Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2019
3. Walk of the Planets Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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