Definition of Photosphere. Meaning of Photosphere. Synonyms of Photosphere

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Definition of Photosphere

Photosphere
Photosphere Pho"to*sphere, n. [Photo- + sphere.] A sphere of light; esp., the luminous envelope of the sun.

Meaning of Photosphere from wikipedia

- The photosphere is a star's outer s**** from which light is radiated. The term itself is derived from Ancient Gr**** roots, φῶς, φωτός/phos, photos meaning...
- the photosphere. For the purpose of measurement, the Sun's radius is considered to be the distance from its center to the edge of the photosphere, the...
- Sunspots are phenomena on the Sun's photosphere that appear as temporary spots that are darker than the surrounding areas. They are regions of reduced...
- in the Sun's photosphere. They are caused by convection currents of plasma in the Sun's convective zone, directly below the photosphere. The grainy appearance...
- The photosphere denotes those solar or stellar surface layers from which optical radiation escapes. These stellar outer layers can be modeled by different...
- demonstrate that the depth of the photosphere of a star is highly dependent upon the absorptivity of its environment. The photosphere extends down to a point where...
- atmosphere is divided into several regions of distinct character: The photosphere, which is the atmosphere's lowest and coolest layer, is normally its...
- Convection zone Microturbulence Oscillations Radiation zone Atmosphere Photosphere Starspot Chromosphere Stellar corona Stellar wind Bubble Bipolar outflow...
- light-years wide. In 1920, Betelgeuse became the first extrasolar star whose photosphere's angular size was measured. Subsequent studies have reported an angular...
- the temperature of the photosphere is nearly steady. Changes in the core lead to changes in the supply of energy to the photosphere, but such changes are...