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Stores and moves
energy
thin, very hot air
1800 C
air hotter than the furnace temperature needed to make steel, Hot! Hot! Hot!
Hot! Why! nitrogen and oxygen convert solar energy into heat
aurora borealis / northern lights (particles from the sun enter this layer near the North Pole
orbiting satellites beyond this layer
coldest part of the atmosphere
(oddly, air is colder in summer than in winter, and colder over equator than over N. and S. poles
prefix -- means "heat
"thermo"
thin, very hot air
1800 C
air hotter than the furnace temperature needed to make steel, Hot! Hot! Hot!
Hot! Why! nitrogen and oxygen convert solar energy into heat
aurora borealis / northern lights (particles from the sun enter this layer near the North Pole
orbiting satellites beyond this layer
coldest part of the atmosphere
(oddly, air is colder in summer than in winter, and colder over equator than over N. and S. poles