The Photosphere

Read Laboratory Exercise 6, section 2a and answer questions 5-7.

Figure 6.2 The Photosphere

Layer: Photosphere
Filter: Visible light
Temperature: 5700 K
Visible features: sunspots, granules

Figure 6.2 The photosphere

Figure 6.3 The Sun Rotating

the sun rotating

Figure 6.4a Close-Up View of Photosphere Showing Granules

telescope image of granulation measured in kilometers

Figure 6.4b Close-Up Gif of Photosphere Showing Granules


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