The surface of a star is defined to have a temperature given by the effective
temperature in the Stefan–Boltzmann law. Stars ...
The temperature in the photosphere varies between about 6500 K at the bottom
and 4000 K at the top (11,000 and 6700 degrees F, 6200 and 3700 degrees C).
Aug 15, 2012 ... The temperature in the photosphere is about 10,000 degrees F (5,500 degrees C
). It is here that the sun's radiation is detected as sunlight.
The temperature of the photosphere is around 5,500° C (about 9,900° F). The
photosphere is much cooler than the Sun's core, which has a temperature well ...
This lesson will explain what we mean by the photosphere of the Sun, and
describe it's properties, including temperature and pressure. A short quiz...
Jan 9, 2003 ... The visible surface of the Sun is called the photosphere. ... The average
temperature of the gas in the photosphere is 5800 Kelvin; this is the ...
Aug 2, 2015 ... In the outermost of the two shells, where the temperature drops below ... The
Sun's visible surface the photosphere is “only” about 5,800 K ...
Its temperature is around 5,800 Celsius or 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit.
Chromosphere. Above the photosphere is a layer of the atmosphere about 2,000
km thick ...
"The fact that the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere is at millions of
degrees while the temperature of the underlying photosphere is only 6,000
Limb Darkening: (An exaggerated diagram of the photosphere) ... Limb
darkening is evidence that the temperature of the Sun's photosphere decreases ...