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Photosphere

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photosphere

The surface of a star is defined to have a temperature given by the effective temperature in the Stefan–Boltzmann law. Stars ...

Layers of the Sun | NASA

www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/iris/multimedia/layerzoo.html

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).

How Hot is the Sun? - Space.com

www.space.com/17137-how-hot-is-the-sun.html

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 Photosphere - the "Surface" of the Sun | UCAR Center for ...

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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 ...

The Sun's Photosphere: Definition & Temperature | Study.com

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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...

Lecture 4: The Sun's Atmosphere

www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~ryden/ast162_1/notes4.html

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 ...

Layers of the Sun :: The Sun Today

www.thesuntoday.org/solar-facts/powering-the-sun/

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 ...

Solar Structure :: The Sun Today

www.thesuntoday.org/the-sun/solar-structure/

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 ...

I read that the sun's surface temperature is about 6,000 degrees ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/i-read-that-the-suns-surf/

"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 kelvins ...

Lecture 9: The Sun's Photosphere and Chromosphere

www.ualberta.ca/~pogosyan/teaching/ASTRO_122/lect9/lecture9.html

Limb Darkening: (An exaggerated diagram of the photosphere) ... Limb darkening is evidence that the temperature of the Sun's photosphere decreases ...

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Atmosphere of the Sun: Photosphere, Chromosphere & Corona

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Jan 23, 2013 ... Three layers make up the atmosphere of the sun: the photosphere, the ... Temperatures in the sun's corona can get as high as 3.5 million ...

The Photosphere of the Sun - Utk

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Solar Photosphere as a Function of Depth. Depth (km), % Light from this Depth, Temperature (K), Pressure (bars). 0, 99.5, 4465, 6.8 x 10<sup>-3</sup>. 100, 97, 4780, 1.7 x ...

The Sun and Stellar Structure - Astronomy Notes

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Aug 18, 2011 ... It emits a continuous spectrum. Several methods of measuring the temperature all determine that the Sun's photosphere has a temperature of ...