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While the videographers are at work, Zurbuchen will be operating a handheld spectrometer to analyze the sun’s chromosphere and corona — the wispy, outer atmosphere that is only visible during a total eclipse.
The spicules surge thousands of miles high, passing through the chromosphere and into the sun’s corona before collapsing.
The density in the chromosphere is significantly lower than in the sun’s interior, so the magnetic fields are no longer suppressed and are able to straighten out.
Eclipses can help researchers explore the difficult-to-see chromosphere—a thin layer at the base of the sun’s corona.
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