The Sun

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The Sun rests in the center of our solar system and the very world that we live in is the product of it. The Sun provides us with light that nourishes the plants and organisms on earth and thus starting the food chain in with all living things are apart of; it goes without question that if the Sun was not there we wouldn't be here. Because of the supreme importance of this star we have invested our time and money to understand what goes on in the Sun and what keys it might hold for future science. It is important to know three main abnormal events that occur on the Sun: Sunspots, Solar flares and Coronal Mass Ejections. These events have interacted with us here on Earth. These events follow what is called the "Solar Cycle . A Solar cycle is the cycle of solar minimums and maximums, the maximum level of the cycle is the "Active Sun  area, this is where the most sunspots, solar flares and Coronal Mass Ejections are observed.

A sunspot is a relatively cool area on the Sun. First studied in detail by Galileo this was the first evident to prove that the Sun wasn't a perfect creation but was something that was ever changing. They are darker and cooler in relation to their surrounding but if

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