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Sun Vocabulary

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a nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic number fuse to form a heavier nucleus with the release of energy.
brief eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface, associated with sunspots and causing electromagnetic disturbances on the earth
a spot or patch appearing from time to time on the sun's surface, appearing dark by contrast with its surroundings
the luminous envelope of a star from which its light and heat radiate.
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the fact or condition of standing out from something by physically projecting or being particularly noticeable
region of turbulent plasma between a star's core and its visible photosphere at the surface, through which energy is transferred by convection
the rarefied gaseous envelope of the sun and other stars
layer of a star's interior where energy is primarily transported toward the exterior by means of radioactive diffusion and thermal conduction, rather than by convection
a reddish gaseous layer immediately above the photosphere of the sun or another star. Together with the corona, it constitutes the star's outer atmosphere.
the central region of the Earth
the continuous flow of charged particles from the sun that permeates the solar system