The Corona

Read Laboratory Exercise 6, section 2c and answer questions 9-10.

Figure 6.7 The Corona in X-Ray

Filter: X-Ray
Temperature: 1,000,000 K
Visible features: streamers, plumes, and loops

corona in x-ray

Figure 6.8 The Corona in Visible Light

Sun masked by a disk

corona surrounding sun that's masked by disk

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