Does the sun turn? Science of solar rotation

The sun’s permanent position in the sky, plus the fact that the Earth and other planets revolve around it, can make it appear to be static and not moving or rotating.

Yet we have known that the sun rotates since the 17th century. Like the majority of planets in the solar system, this rotation is counterclockwise, but in addition to being significantly slower than the rotation of the Earth, the rotation of the sun is much more complex.

How do we know the sun is turning

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