The Chromosphere

Read Laboratory Exercise 6, section 2 and answer question 8.

Figure 6.5 The Chromosphere, Hydrogen Alpha Filter

Layer: Chromosphere
Temperature: 4500 K
Visible features: prominence, plages, filaments

Chromosphere with hydrogen alpha filter

Figure 6.6 The Chromosphere, Calcium K Filter

chromosphere with calcium K filter

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