With reference to various layers of Sun, consider the following statements

  1. The glowing surface of the sun that we see is called the photosphere
  2. The layer below the photosphere towards Sun’s core is called the chromosphere

Which among the above is / are correct statements?

Answer: [A] Only 1

The glowing surface of the sun that we see is called the photosphere. The layer around the photosphere is called the chromosphere, so named due to its reddish colour. Outermost layer is corona.

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