• Lies above the convection zone.
  • Opaque region readily seen from earth.
  • Most of the light originates from this region.
  • Temperature varies from 6000 Kelvin at the base to ~ 4300 Kelvin at the top.
  • The density and pressure is less than air at sevel on Earth.

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