Our Sun

All about the sun By- Andrew Barnes

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The Sun's core

The core is the powerhouse of the sun and is where nuclear fusion occurs letting tons energy out, by making helium atoms by fusing two hydrogen together.

http://astrobob.areavoices.com/2008/10/26/can-you-feel-the-heat-beneath-your-feet/

Chromosphere

This layer is irregular and emits a reddish color because at the tempurature it is at hydrogen gives off light that is reddish in color. The tempurature here increases as height does, this layer is found in the outer layers of the sun.

http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hinode/solar_020.html

Solar flare

Solar flares are brief eruptions of high-energy radiation, and are caused by releases in plasma from the sun.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun

Aurora Borealis

The beautiful Aurora Borealis is caused by Coronal Mass Ejections or (CME) where massive bursts of solar wind and magnetic feilds cause electrons to hit the upper atmosphere of the Earth.

https://eoearthlive.wordpress.com/article/Aurora_Borealis