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Sunspot group

Large field-of-view image of sunspots in Active Region 10030 observed on 15 July 2002. The image has been colored yellow for aesthetic reasons.

 

Credit the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

  

To read more about NASA Celebrating 400 Years of Sunspot Observations go here: www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sunearth/news/400yrs-spots.html

 

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Uploaded on March 8, 2011