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chro·mo·sphere

 (krō′mə-sfîr′)
n.
1. An incandescent, transparent layer of gas, primarily hydrogen, several thousand miles in depth, lying above and surrounding the photosphere of a star, such as the sun, but distinctly separate from the corona.
2. A gaseous layer similar to a chromosphere around a star.

chro′mo·spher′ic (-sfîr′ĭk, -sfĕr′-) adj.

chromosphere

(ˈkrəʊməˌsfɪə)
n
(Astronomy) a gaseous layer of the sun's atmosphere extending from the photosphere to the corona and visible during a total eclipse of the sun
chromospheric adj

chro•mo•sphere

(ˈkroʊ məˌsfɪər)

n.
1. a gaseous envelope surrounding the sun from which hydrogen and other gases erupt.
2. a gaseous envelope surrounding a star.
[1865–70]
chro`mo•spher′ic (-ˈsfɛr ɪk, -ˈsfɪər-) adj.

chro·mo·sphere

(krō′mə-sfîr′)
A glowing, transparent layer of gas surrounding the photosphere of a star, especially the sun. The sun's chromosphere is several thousand miles thick and is composed mainly of hydrogen.

chromosphere

A layer of gas that lies above the photosphere of a star, such as the Sun.
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Noun1.chromosphere - a gaseous layer of the sun's atmosphere (extending from the photosphere to the corona) that is visible during a total eclipse of the sun
layer - a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another
Sun - the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system; "the sun contains 99.85% of the mass in the solar system"; "the Earth revolves around the Sun"
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Of course, one might wonder if an advanced civilization could fool us by purposely beaming laser emission lines having wavelengths consistent with those that arise naturally in chromospheres of stars," the researchers wrote in the study.
As field lines open plasma begins to flow from the dense chromospheres upward to the corona so that gas pressure decrease and magnetic pressure begins to prevail.
The second possible interaction mechanism is the thermal mechanism; a noticeable fraction of the excitation energy is inevitably (as is certain to happen) converted to heat, which causes a local transient increase in the temperature of the absorbing chromospheres.
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Synchronous fluorescence spectrum is a powerful tool to explore the microenvironment of amino acid residues by measuring the emission wavelength shift, because the shift in the position of maximum emission wavelength corresponds to the changes of polarity around the chromospheres molecule [18].
The chromospheres might well be the cutaneous DNA or component of the epidermal cells.
We used the capsize 3 activity assay, which involves spectro-photometric detection of the chromospheres p-nitroanilide after cleavage from the substrate Ac-DEVD-p-nitroanilide.
Among the topics are the physical properties of red supergiants, the dying carbon star U Antliae, interferometric observations of supergiants, the circumstellar-interstellar boundary around evolved stars, chromospheres and the winds of cool supergiants, polarization from the structured envelopes of cool evolved stars, and a cool star mass loss rate study.
It is thus able to determine the nature and position of many of the different components of the skin, including key chromospheres within the skin.
Curiously the few examples studied so far seem to have not steady-state chromospheres (and so forth) but do experience occasional rather weak X-ray flares.
IST), while examining the sun's lower atmospheric layer just above the surface, called chromospheres, scientists observed a moderate flare, labelled an M-class flare, which is the second strongest class of flare after X-class, as (http://www.