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Instead, the sun's energy comes

From Nuclear Fusion


The inner layer of the sun's atmosphere

Nuclear fusion

The process by which hydrogen atoms join together to form helium releasing energy


The central part of the sun where nuclear fusion occurs


The middle layer of the sun's atmosphere


The outer layer of the sun's atmosphere

Solar wind

A stream of electricity charged particles produced by the sun's corona

Features on or above the sun's surface

include sunspots, prominences, and solar flares


A dark area of gas on the sun that is cooler than surrounding gases


A loop of gas that protrudes from the sun's surface, linking parts of sunspot regions

Solar flares

An explosion of hydrogen gas from the sun's surface that occurs when loops in sunspot regions suddenly connect

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