The photosphere

The photosphere

The photosphere    03/31/16

 

The photosphere of the sun is so important that if it were to not exist there would be no human life! The photosphere is the spherical surface encapsulating the sun that is thought to emit light. It is situated just above the convection zone of the sun. photosphere blocks certain wavelengths of light. The photosphere is often used to describe a star’s visible surface as it is the part that emits light.

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