Difference between revisions of "Plage"

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Regions of emergent, more intense magnetic flux revealed as brighter areas in the chromosphere and with temperatures higher than in surrounding quiescent areas. Plage are often coincident with photospheric faculae. They are also often seen in association with sunspots.

Term edited 14 August 2018.