geocorona

[jee-oh-kuh-roh-nuh]

noun

a belt of ionized hydrogen surrounding the earth at the outer limit of the exosphere.

Nearby words

  1. geochemistry,
  2. geochronology,
  3. geochronometry,
  4. geocline,
  5. geocode,
  6. geod.,
  7. geode,
  8. geodemographics,
  9. geodesic,
  10. geodesic dome

Origin of geocorona

First recorded in 1955–60; geo- + corona

Related formsge·o·co·ro·nal, adjective

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Science definitions for geocorona

geocorona

[jē′ō-kə-rōnə]

The halo of far-ultraviolet solar light that reflects off the Earth's exosphere.
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