View Full Version : "Eight Minutes of Terror": Solar Physicists Find a Supersonic Way to See the Transiti

2008-Sep-06, 07:50 AM
Solar physicists will have the unprecedented opportunity to peer inside one of the most mysterious regions in the Sun's atmosphere. Separating the chromosphere (at a temperature of a few thousand Kelvin) and the extended corona (at a temperature of over a million Kelvin) is a very thin layer about 5000 km above the photosphere (a.k.a. [...]

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