How Stars Work

Do other stars have layers such as a core, radiative zone, convective zone, photosphere, chromosphere, and corona?

Yes, but in different ratios of thickness depending on the star’s temperature, mass, and age. Very hot, young stars can be completely radiative and have no convective zone; very cool stars, on the other hand, can be completely convective and have no radiative zone. The coronae around stars can also vary tremendously, depending on the strengths of the magnetic fields around the stars.


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