The Sun

By: Griffith

The Sun

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The Suns Layers

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About the Layers of the Sun

What are Sunspots?

A sunspot is a spot or patch appearing from time to time on the sun's surface, appearing dark by contrast with its surroundings.
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What is a Prominence?

A prominence is a large, bright, gaseous feature extending outward from the Sun's surface, often in a loop shape.
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What is a Flare?

A solar flare occurs when magnetic energy that has built up in the solar atmosphere is suddenly released.
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What is an Aurora?

It is a natural electrical phenomenon characterized by the appearance of streamers of reddish or greenish light in the sky.
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