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See also: [U+A668 CYRILLIC CAPITAL LETTER MONOCULAR O], [U+A669 CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER MONOCULAR O], ʘ [U+0298 LATIN LETTER BILABIAL CLICK], 𐍈 [U+10348 GOTHIC LETTER HWAIR], [U+2D59 TIFINAGH LETTER YAS], [U+2299 CIRCLED DOT OPERATOR], [U+2A00 N-ARY CIRCLED DOT OPERATOR], and [U+25C9 FISHEYE]
Sun symbol (fixed width).svg
U+2609, ☉
SUN

[U+2608]
Miscellaneous Symbols
[U+260A]

Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The shield of the sun god Apollo, with a boss in the center. Medieval replacement of 🜚, the sun with a single ray, which in ancient times had replaced a sun orb surrounded by multiple rays.[1]

Symbol[edit]

  1. (astronomy, astrology) Sol, the Sun.
    a subscript to variables in mathematical equations, such as π (solar parallax)
    • 1803, Robert Patterson, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, volume 40, Princeton University Press, published 2013, pages 71:
      Suppose the apparent angular distance of the sun & moon's nearest limbs [...] to be 110°.2′.30″ the app. alt of 's lower limb measuring 20°.40′ and that of ☽'s lower limb 35°.24′
  2. (astronomy) solar mass
  3. (botany) annual[2]
  4. (alchemy) gold (archaic)
  5. (rare) Sunday (refers to the Latin phrase dies Solis, which literally means "Sun's day")
  6. (philately) cancellation (ordinary post-office cancellation mark)
  7. (chemistry) hydrogen (Daltonian symbol)
    Technically, this should be red: . May also be typeset .

Synonyms[edit]

  • (sun, daytime):
  • (sun, gold): 🜚 (obsolete)

Derived terms[edit]

  1. M solar mass (as a unit of measurement for the masses of stars)
  2. L solar luminosity (as a unite of measurement)
  3. R solar radius (as a unite of measurement)
  4. S solar constant (as a unite of measurement)

Related terms[edit]

  • Occultation symbol.svg (Solar eclipse)
Planetary symbols
Sun symbol (fixed width).svg · Mercury symbol (fixed width).svg · Venus symbol (fixed width).svg · Earth symbol (fixed width).svgGlobus cruciger (fixed width).svg · Moon crescent symbol (fixed width).svgMoon decrescent symbol (fixed width).svg · Mars symbol (fixed width).svg · Ceres symbol (fixed width).svg · Pallas symbol (fixed width).svg · Juno symbol (fixed width).svg · Vesta symbol (fixed width).svg · Hygiea symbol (astrological, fixed width).svg · Chiron symbol (fixed width).svg · Jupiter symbol (fixed width).svg · Saturn symbol (fixed width).svg · Uranus symbol (fixed width).svgUranus monogram (fixed width).svg · Neptune symbol (fixed width).svg · Pluto symbol (fixed width).svgPluto monogram (fixed width).svg · Orcus symbol (fixed width).svg · Haumea symbol (fixed width).svg · Quaoar symbol (fixed width).svg · Makemake symbol (fixed width).svg · Gonggong symbol (fixed width).svg · Eris symbol (fixed width).svgEris arrow symbol (uncapped).svg · Sedna symbol (fixed width).svg · Comet symbol (fixed width).svg


See also[edit]

  • (mathematics, computing)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jones, Alexander (1999) Astronomical Papyri from Oxyrhynchus, →ISBN, pages 62–63
  2. ^ J. Lindley (1848) An introduction to botany[1], volume 2, 4 edition, London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, page 385–386

German[edit]

Symbol[edit]

  1. city center