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The process by which carbon nuclei undergo nuclear fusion to form a neon nucleus (and a new helium nculeus) in massive stars.
The lower part of the Sun’s atmosphere situated immediately above the photosphere.
A relatively small (typically a few kilometres across) body made of icy materials and rocky materials. Comets are found mainly in the Oort cloud, and also in the Kuiper Belt, and some enter the inner Solar System.
The central very hot region of a star (such as the Sun) where nuclear reactions occur during the Main Sequence lifetime.
The upper part of the Sun’s atmosphere. It is very hot, very tenuous and very extensive.