spectroheliogram

noun
spec·​tro·​he·​lio·​gram | \ ˌspek-trō-ˈhē-lē-ə-ˌgram How to pronounce spectroheliogram (audio) \

Definition of spectroheliogram

: a photograph of the sun that is made by monochromatic light and shows the sun's faculae and prominences

First Known Use of spectroheliogram

1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Spectroheliogram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spectroheliogram. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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