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New, Close-Up View Probes the Nature of Sunspots - Universe Today
[/caption] Seriously, I don’t think we should stare at this too long … but for scientists who plan to, this new, high-resolution view of a sunspot stands to unlock secrets of the Sun’s mysterious energetics. In the just-released image above, the interface between a sunspot’s umbra (dark center) and penumbra (lighter outer region) shows a … Continue reading "New, Close-Up View Probes the Nature of Sunspots"