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Chapter 11 def Q1


photosphere the surface of the sun
chromosphere the atmosphere of the sun, located above the suns surface
corona the outermost part of the sun, located above the suns chromosphere
sunspot dark spots on the surface of the sun
faculae bright cloud of gas on the suns surface
solar flare temporary flash created by solar storms that explode from the suns surface
solar promince a huge stream of gas that extends out from the surface of the sun
solar wind elecrically charged particles from the sun, carried from the sun, to the earths atmosphere
aurora the light show near the earths poles that is caused by the solar wind and earths magnetic field
revolution the orbit around a point
axis imaginary line around which planets rotate
rotation the turn of a point around its axis
terrestrial planet a rocky, dense planet
Created by: lucybelle