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the sun/comets, asteroids, meteors

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Gases
Sun's composition is of these
Cooler
Sunspots are ______ than surrounding areas of the sun
Corona
"crown" or white halo surrounding the outsuide of the sun that is visible during eclipses.The hottest layer compared to chromosphere, photosphere, and lithosphere
Photosphere
The bright layer of the sun that is visible to us
The effect of solar storms on the earth depends on this
Where the earth is in its orbit around the sun
Intense solar wind from solar prominence cause this
disrupted TV and radio communications in North America
Radio communications
Solar storms release electrically charged particles that interfere with this
Prominence
reddish loops of gas, caused by same forces on sun that cause sunspots
Solar wind
a stream of electrically carged particles, enters upper levels of Earth's atmosphere and interrupts shortwave (microwave) radio transmission
Solar flares
when hydrogen gas explodes causing explosions on the sun's surface
Comet
also knows as dirty snowballs, they are made up of chunks of ice and dust. Comets have long narrow ellipses.
Parts of a comet
head (coma and nucleus), tail
asteroids
rocks in space that are too small to be called planets
asteriod belt
the orbits between mars and jupiter where most asteroids are found.
meteors
a chunk of ice and dust that enter earth's atmosphere
meteoroid
a chunk of ice and dust in space.
meteorites
a chunk of ice and dust that hit earth's surface
nuclear fusion
occurrs in the sun's core, this is where the sun's energy comes from.
chromosphere
middle layer of the sun, "color" sphere
photosphere
"light", inner layer of the sun