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1. Core, radiative zone, convective zone, photosphere, chromosphere and corona. 2.

The core temperature is believed to be 15 million K, the Photosphere is measured at 6000 K, and the Corona is measured at 1.5 million K. Based on your understanding of what Kelvins really measure, why would you physically "feel" burning worse on the Photosphere, but be in greater danger in the Corona? 3. It only produces gamma rays and it is created in the core. 4. Since gamma rays come from the core, when they travel outwards, they crash against other particles and keep crashing until they can finally leave the sun, but while it crashes it loses energy and becomes other types of rays. The longer time it takes to leave the sun, the larger spectrum of radiation it will have. 5. What do solar physicists believe will happen when the suns core runs out of hydrogen fuel? (you will write a longer answer to a question like this later in the course,so it is okay to just write the first thing that will happen to the Sun)

6. Which layer of the sun is the part we see? (I am not referring to what we see during a solar eclipse, but what we see everyday when we look at the Sun in the sky)

7. Why is there such scientific interest in solar flares? This is a hugely important question, and to learn more, you can access my web page at The Sun.

8. What is sunspot, and why do they appear to be so dark? You might find help at The Sun, for the first part of this question, but you will need to go to for the second part. 9. How long is the sunspot cycle, and where is the Sun in the current cycle? (to answer the first part of this question, you will find help at The Sun, but you will need to go to for the second part.

10. What causes the Aurora Borealis? This is really important, and suggest careful reading of the page in The Sun is critical.