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13.2: Interior of the Sun

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convection zone

convection zone

Layer of the Sun that surrounds the radiative zone where energy moves as flowing cells of gas.
core

core

Extremely hot center of the Sun where nuclear fusion takes place.
photon

photon

Light particle.
plasma

plasma

High energy, high temperature form of matter; electrons are removed from atoms, leaving each atom with a positive electrical charge.
radiative zone

radiative zone

Layer of the Sun immediately surrounding the core; energy moves atom to atom.

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