Day of the Sun/ 104 °F | 40 °C in Seattle

Sunday comes from Old English Sunnandæg, which is derived from a Germanic interpretation of the Latin dies solis (“sun’s day”). Germanic and Norse mythology personify the sun as a goddess named Sunna or Sól.
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Today’s high of 104 °F | 40 °C at 5.29 pm was the highest ever recorded for Seattle.
Monday will bring an even higher temperature.

Earth’s sun is an ordinary star, one among hundreds of billions of stars in the Milky Way Galaxy. It is, however, the only star we can observe ‘up close’. This image of the sun was taken in 2015, captured with NASA’s space-based telescope, the Solar Dynamics Observatory.

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