<div class="sun"></div>
html, body {
  overflow: hidden;
  background: #a02615;
  padding: 0;
  margin: 0;
}

.sun {
  position: absolute;
  top: -75px;
  left: -75px;
  width: 500px;
  height: 500px;
}

.sun-ray {
  width: 250px;
  height: 40px;
  background: url(//sergeche.github.io/gpu-article-assets/images/ray.png) no-repeat;
  background-size: cover;

  /* align rays with sun center */
  position: absolute;
  left: 50%;
  top: 50%;
  margin-top: -20px;
  transform-origin: 0 50%;
  
  /* tell browser to properly optimize compositing */
  will-change: transform;
}
const container = document.querySelector('.sun');
const raysAmount = 12;
const angularVelocity = 0.5;
const downscale = 0.1;
const rays = createRays(container, raysAmount, downscale);


animate();

function animate() {
    rays.forEach(ray => {
        ray.angle += angularVelocity;
        ray.elem.style.transform = `rotate(${ray.angle % 360}deg) scale(${ray.scale})`;
    });
    requestAnimationFrame(animate);
}

function createRays(container, amount, downscale) {
    const rays = [];
    const rotationStep = 360 / amount;
    while (amount--) {
        const angle = rotationStep * amount;
        const elem = document.createElement('div');
        elem.className = 'sun-ray';
        container.appendChild(elem);

        let scale = 1;
        if (downscale) {
            const origWidth = elem.offsetWidth, origHeight = elem.offsetHeight;
            const width = origWidth * (1 - downscale);
            const height = origHeight * (1 - downscale);
            elem.style.width = width + 'px';
            elem.style.height = height + 'px';
            scale = origWidth / width;
        }

        rays.push({elem, angle, scale});
    }
    return rays;
}
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