The Spectacular Sun
by Hunter Johnson
The Sun's layers
The center of the Sun.
The section of the solar interior between the inner core to the convective zone.
A zone from the core to the photosphere (200,000 km). The top of this zone can generate photons.
The Sun's "surface".
Where the gasses are held, it is above the photosphere.
An aura of plasma that extends for many miles into space. It can only be seen during a total solar eclipse.
Sunspots are dots on the sun caused by a difference in temperature, it is usually colder than what is around it. It has an 11 year cycle.
A large bright feature of the sun that extends outward.
A sudden release of energy by the sun.
Energy outbursts from the sun reach the Earth and create colorful and energetic lights, because of the Earth's atmosphere.
Sources (in order)