How Big Are Sunspots? - Universe Today
[/caption] The short answer? Really big. The long answer? Really, really big. The image above shows sunspot regions in comparison with the sizes of Earth and Jupiter, demonstrating the sheer enormity of these solar features. Sunspots are regions where the Sun’s internal magnetic fields rise up through its surface layers, preventing convection from taking place … Continue reading "How Big Are Sunspots?"