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Unformatted text preview: • A couple of seconds before the total you can see a sliver or the corona called the diamond ring effect o Get hallo where there is sun light because of the crystals of the serous clouds o Can often see pink called the chromosphere and prominences Prominences are attributed to magnetic fields Spring from the corona • Corona has a magnificent tangle • Coronal mass ejection: when the Sun “burps” • Only unsafe thing you can do is stare at the surface of the sun o When the moon covers the Sun, look!! Because there is no surface of the Sun to see • Bodies of water prevent clouds from forming when the air cools...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course ASTRO 10 taught by Professor Norm during the Fall '06 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '06