This article is about the physical construct. For Earth's sun, see Sol.

A star in the Milky Way galaxy.

"The most powerful thing in all creation."
Ronald Greer[src]

A star, sometimes called a sun, is a celestial body which is orbited by planets in Star systems. A star is a fusion of hydrogen and various other elements, which are incredibly hot and bright.

In an attempt to destroy Apophis's fleet, SG-1 launched a Stargate which had dialed P3W-451 into the sun orbiting Vorash, causing it to lose some of its mass and supernova. (SG1: "Exodus")

A neutron star was capable of disrupting the systems on the Odyssey. It is currently unknown if the Asgard improvements are capable of countering this effect. (SG1: "Company of Thieves", "Unending")

On ancient Earth, many cultures worshiped the sun as a god, and many of the Goa'uld impersonated sun gods, including Ra and Amaterasu


Destiny approaches a star to recharge.

The Ancient starship Destiny powers itself from the intense energy of a star's corona. It prefers red dwarfs, but can recharge from other types of stars. (SGU: "Light", "Blockade")

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