Figure 2 (image) New York University Share Print E-Mail Caption Ionized gas inside the Sun moves toward the poles near the surface and toward the equator at the base of the convection zone (at a depth of 200 thousand kilometres or 125 thousand miles). Credit Courtesy of MPS (Z.-C. Liang). Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.