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geocorona

[jee-oh-kuh-roh-nuh] /ˌdʒi oʊ kəˈroʊ nə/
noun
1.
a belt of ionized hydrogen surrounding the earth at the outer limit of the exosphere.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; geo- + corona
Related forms
geocoronal, adjective
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geocorona
  (jē'ō-kə-rō'nə)   
The halo of far-ultraviolet solar light that reflects off the Earth's exosphere.
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