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You have the wrong idea (photons bouncing around and gradually working their way to the surface). Photons are constantly emitted and absorbed again and don't travel very far (compared to the radius of the Sun), except at the photosphere, where by definition, they can escape. Thus there is no storage of photons. What we see in a supernova is just a ...


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What is the intensity distribution of visible light over the solar disk? What is the distribution of the visible spectrum over the solar disk Hopefully I've answered all the different questions. The core of the sun is extremely hot (27 million degrees Fahrenheit) compared to the surface (10,000 degrees Fahrenheit) and the atmosphere (36,000 to 2 million ...


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