The Sun

Aviici Arena, “the Globe”,  in Stockholm is the largest spherical building in the world, and it represents the Sun in the SSS. This picture shows the Globe lit by an animation, which included a sequence showing flares on the solar surface, during the inauguration of the International Year of Astronomy 2009.


Globen, Stockholm
Diameter: 71 m (solar disk) + the corona (the Sun’s outer atmosphere)