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Labelling the Parts of the SunFor the exercise below, identify each of the parts of the Sun and what they do (for example, what it is orwhat happens there).Some are regions (for example, #1), and some are particular features you’d see onthe Sun (for example, #9).Your answers to the “What it is, or what it does” should be clear and incomplete sentences. You should have at least three sentences for each item. Your textbook is a goodresource, but the video lecture for this week has some additional information that you can incorporatein your answers as well.
Name:ItemNumberItem NameWhat it is, or what it does1CoreThe core of the sun is very dense and is the placewhere all of the energy of the sun originates from.The core releases nuclear energy that travelsthroughout the layers of the sun. It is by far thehottest part of the sun and is the location wherenuclear fusion occurs.2Radiative ZoneLocated above the core, the Radiative Zone isresponsible for transporting the energy from the

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Term
Winter
Professor
bennert
Tags
photosphere

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