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SCIENCE
The Complete Cosmos: Sun and Inner Planets
 
Our Star Is Born
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Our Star Is Born

Aims

  • To show that the Sun is an ordinary, middle-aged star and the hub of our Solar System.
  • To provide a detailed description of the birth, evolution and eventual death of the Sun.
  • To illustrate the internal structure of the Sun and how its energy is produced, emphasising that it is the ultimate source of energy for the Earth.
  • To describe the various layers of the Sun - the photosphere, chromosphere and corona - and the activity and features of each.