What are the names of the layers of the sun?

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The core, the radiative zone, the convective zone, the photosphere, the chromosphere, and the corona.

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The core is the centre of the sun, where 99% of the nuclear fusion takes place.

The radiative zone is the next layer, where the energy released by fusion travels via radiation.

The convective zone is the next layer, where the energy travels via convection.

The photosphere is the part of the sun that we see.

The chromosphere is the 'atmosphere' of the sun, and is hotter than the photosphere.

The corona is the hottest part of the sun, and is visible during a solar eclipse.

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