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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A gaseous layer of the sun's atmosphere (extending from the photosphere to the corona) that is visible during a total eclipse of the sun.

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  • Above the chromosphere is a transition region where the temperature rises rapidly to about one million degrees Kelvin.
  • After the chromosphere is the corona which is much larger than the previous layers of the Suns atmosphere and extends far out into space.
  • The chromosphere is a cool, obscure that lies just above the photosphere.
  • The layer outside the photosphere is known as the chromosphere, which extends several thousand miles beyond the photosphere. for more
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