TD, you mean this whitish-yellow thing, about 30° over the horizon, that emits infrared radiation? I seem to recall that one from a loooong time ago. I believe it's the object Romans and astronomers called "Sol" and the Celts knew as "Sulis".
Oh it's a star
! -But isn't it terribly close to us?
0ēC now! -This global warming
is really kicking today!