What is the average temperature of interstellar gas&dust?

Answer Interstellar gas and dust, which make up the interstellar medium, ranges in temperature between -424 degrees Fahrenheit and 1.8 million degrees Fahrenheit. Most of the molecules making up this gas... Read More »

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What is the average temperature of the interstellar medium?

The interstellar medium has an average temperature of 100 Kelvin (-173.15 Celsius). By comparison, water freezes at 273.15 Kelvin (0 Celsius). If interstellar material is heated by radiation from (... Read More »

The Effects of Interstellar Dust on a Star?

The elements and particles between the stars consist mostly of hydrogen gas, some helium and very little lithium, beryllium and boron. These are the elements created in the Big Bang. There is also... Read More »

What is the sun's average temperature?

The average temperature of the sun varies by its layers. The core is on average 15 million degrees Kelvin (K). The photosphere ranges between 4500 and 6000 K and the chromosphere between 4500 and 1... Read More »

What is the average temperature in the U.S.A.?

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the average annual temperature of the contiguous United States in 2009 was 53.1 Fahrenheit. The 20th century average temperature of... Read More »