ETYM Greek khroma color + Eng. sphere.
An atmosphere of rare matter, composed principally of incandescent hydrogen gas, surrounding the sun and enveloping the photosphere. Portions of the chromosphere are here and there thrown up into enormous tongues of flame.
Layer of glowing gas surrounding sun or a star.
Layer of mostly hydrogen gas about 10,000 km/6,000 mi deep above the visible surface of the Sun (the photosphere). It appears pinkish red during eclipses of the Sun.
Ružičast sloj usijanih gasova koji obvija Sunčevu fotosferu, a sastoji se od vodonika, helijuma, kalcijuma i dr.