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January 5, 2008

Colored Images of Sun Reveal Sunspots


We love all types of weather - especially space weather. NASA has just released these ultraviolet images of the sun. The non-artistic reason for the differing color spectrums is to show off a reversed-polarity sunspot, on the left. This sunspot marks the end of another cycle of waxing and waning solar flares, meaning the sun will begin climbing towards Solar Max, which it will reach in 2011 or 2012.

Via io9.com at Space Weather

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Posted by Jay Brewer at January 5, 2008 8:22 AM

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