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  • noun Plural form of chromosphere.


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  • Stellar magnetic activity can be measured by monitoring H and K emission lines from ionized calcium in their chromospheres, since such emission is correlated with magnetic fields in the Sun.

    Solar Proxies « Climate Audit 2007

  • By this method it enables to view even the chromospheres which are just above the photosphere.

    MyLinkVault Newest Links 2009

  • Dr. Preston is recognized for a lifetime of research that has transformed our understanding of RR Lyrae variables, stellar magnetic fields and stellar chromospheres, and led to a comprehensive view of the nature, chemistry, kinematics, and metallicity and age distribution in the galactic stellar halo.

    unknown title 2009

  • The next zone is the chromospheres, where the temperature rises to 20,000 K.

    The Brussels Journal - The Voice of Conservatism in Europe 2009


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