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What is the photosphere?

An astronomical objects photosphere is the depth of the outer shell  of light radiation surrounding the star. The term is derived from  Ancient Greek.
In Science

What is the suns photosphere?

The glowing layer that you can see, because it emits visible light. Other layers are either too hot or too cold to be seen.
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Where on a star is the photosphere?

The photosphere is the outer part of the star that is visible, inside which the star becomes opaque to visible light. The photosphere is the layer below the star's atmosphere (MORE)

What does the photosphere do?

The photosphere is the visible surface of a star, such as the Sun. It consists of a zone in which the gaseous layers change from being completely opaque to radiation, to being (MORE)