5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- How are Sun Spots created?
- The most abundant element in the Sun?
- Sun Equilibrium:
- How is luminosity of the Sun calculated?
- a Occasionally field lines burst out of the surface and loop, thereby creating a sunspot pair.
- b From the fraction of energy that reaches Earth
- c Hot atmosphere around the Sun
*Visible only during total solar eclipse, when both the photosphere and the chromosphere are obscured by the Moon.
*B/C its so hot, must have internal heat source (electromag interaction?)
- d Hydrogen
- e When inward Gravitational Force is balanced by outward Pressure.
*Gravity wants the sun to collapse in
*Pressure from hot gas pulls sun outwards
*True for every star- guarantees stability
5 Multiple choice questions
- The outward flow of charged particles leaving the Sun
- The time in the sun spot cycle where there are few (if any) sun spots
- Info of the Sun's interior
- Eleven years
- Transition from Photosphere to Corona
5 True/False questions
What are spicules? → Short-lived narrow jets of gas that last only minutes
Compared to the underlying chromosphere, the temperature of the corona is: → Hydrogen fusion
Solar Storms emit what? → The amount of the Sun's energy reaching earth. "C"
Sun Spot Cycle → 11 year period during which the # of sunspots rise and fall
*The high point in the cycle=largest corona
BELOW the solar surface, in order of increasing depth, lie the ______ zone, the ______ zone, and the ______. → Chromosphere