THE FORMATION OF THE SUN AND HABITABLE ZONES
For this assignment, write a 2–3 page paper about our Sun to further understand why this type of star allows for habitability on Earth. To successfully complete this assignment, your evaluation should address the following:
The Sun is considered to be a low-mass star. Why is a low-mass star more favorable in hosting planets that are habitable?
In reviewing the activity associated with the Sun as seen by the SOHO mission, is the Sun as calm and quite as you expected or not? What are some of the consequences that we must deal with here on Earth that are directly related to solar cycle and the intensity of solar storms?
What property of a planet would be most valuable in protecting its surface from the solar wind?