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Solar Sunspots Hibernation?
June 24, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Is the cycle of sunspots going dormant for an extended period? That’s what astronomers suggested at the June 14 annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society’s solar physics division, held at New Mexico State University. Frank Hill, associate director of the National Solar Observatory’s Solar Synoptic Network announced, “The solar cycle may be going into […]

Where have all the sunspots gone?
June 26, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

We are now just past the summer solstice, which occurred at 12:45am CDT on June 21. Anyone willing to brave the almost 100 degree heat can go out to our sundial and project a real image of the Sun – which would reveal if any sunspots are present. Lately, however, this activity has been slightly less exciting because […]



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