☀️ Sun

The sun, the star at the center of our solar system. Generally depicted as a golden-yellow disc radiating eight triangular rays, representing the sun’s heat and light.

Commonly used to represent sunny, warm, or hot weather, light, heat, energy, life, outer space, astronomy, and various positive and happy (sunny) feelings.

See also 🌞 Sun With Face. Not to be confused with 🔆 Bright Button or 🔅 Dim Button.

Google’s sun was once red, Samsung’s previously gray. See the glossary for the term black in Unicode character names.

Sun was approved as part of Unicode 1.1 in 1993 under the name “Black Sun With Rays” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

Also Known As

  • ☀️ Sun
  • ☀️ Sunshine

Apple Name

☀️ Sun

Unicode Name

☀️ Black Sun With Rays

Codepoints

Shortcodes

  • :sunny:

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