Day: April 2, 2016

Convection zone

Convection zone

Convection zone         04/02/16

 

The Convection zone is a layer of a stellar object that is unstable to convection. In this area of a star, all of the energy of this layer is driven completely by convection. This layer is “cool” enough to have heavier ions such as Calcium, nitrogen, carbon, and nitrogen. The convection zone is an important part for any star.