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"The Sun and Solar Phenomena


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The Sun
A nearly perfect ball of burning gases located at the center of our solar system
Solar Phenomena
The natural events that occur within the outer atmosphere of the sun
Solar Cycle
An 11 year cycle within which the sun's stormy behavior peaks and then bottoms out
Magnetic Flux
Is the number of magnetic field lines passing between the sun's magnetic poles
Corona
An aura of plasma that surounds the Sun
Solar Winds
A stream of charged particles realesed from the sun's upper atmosphere
Sunspots
Dark spots on the sun's surface that have a lower temprature than the rest of the sun's surface
Sunquake
A quake that occurs on the sun
Solar Flares
Bursts of radiation from the sun