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geocorona

[ jee-oh-kuh-roh-nuh ]
/ ˌdʒi oʊ kəˈroʊ nə /
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noun
a belt of ionized hydrogen surrounding the earth at the outer limit of the exosphere.
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Origin of geocorona

First recorded in 1955–60; geo- + corona

OTHER WORDS FROM geocorona

ge·o·co·ro·nal, adjective
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Scientific 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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