The Sun

Cole Woodson

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The Core

The core is 15.7 million K and is made of molten metal.
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The radiative zone

a layer of the sun's interior where energy is primarily transported toward the exterior.
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The convective zone.

A region of turbulent plasma between the suns's core and its visible photosphere at the surface, through which energy is transferred by convection.
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The photosphere

The photosphere is a star's outer shell from which light is radiated
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The chromosphere

the second of the three main layers in the Sun's atmosphere
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The Corona

an aura of plasma that surrounds the sun
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Sun Spots

temporary phenomena on the photosphere of the Sun that appear visibly as dark spots compared to surrounding regions.
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Prominance

a large, bright, gaseous feature extending outward from the sun's surface
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A solar flare

a sudden flash of brightness observed near the sun's surface
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Aurora

a natural light display in the sky, predominantly seen in the high latitude
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