What a dramatic sunspot!

What a dramatic sunspot!

Bad Astronomy
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June 14 2012 12:07 PM

What a dramatic sunspot!

Active sunspots are pretty dramatic all by themselves, but a little over-the-top music can't hurt.

Phil Plait Phil Plait

Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!  

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This spot has been spitting out some low-level activity, but the Sun is tricksy. We'll see if we get some bigger ones as this thing rotates in our direction over the next few days. Be on alert for aurorae!



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