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The Sun

Nuclear Fusion The process by which unclei of small atoms combine to form a new,more massive nucleus;the process releases energy.
Sunspot A dark area of the photosphere of the sun that is cooler than the surroundings areas and that has a strong magnetic.
Solar Flare An explosive release of energy that comes from the su and that is associated with magnetic disturbance on the sun's surface.
Prominence A loop of relatively cool, incandescent gas that extends above the photosphere and above the sun's edge as seen from earth.
Core The core is the very dense center of the sun.
Radiative Zone The radiative zone is the layer of the sun through which energy is transferred away from the core radiation.
Convection Zone The convective zone is the layer of the sun through which energy travels by convection from the radiative zone to the photosphere.
Photosphere The photosphere is the visible surface of the sun.
Chromosphere The chromosphere is the middle layer of the sun's atmosphere.
Corona The corona is the outer atmosphere of the sun.
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