photosphere definition

  • noun:
    • The noticeable outer layer of a star, specially of this sunshine.
    • A visible area level of a star, and particularly that a sun.
    • A sphere of light; esp., the luminous envelope of this sunshine.
    • An envelop of light; especially, the luminous envelop, expected to contain incandescent matter, surrounding the sun.
    • the intensely luminous surface of a star (especially the sun's rays)

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