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Shimmerings
Enchanted Learning® Photoblog      Posted September 3, 2012   11:55 pm

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Count the Sunspots!
 
Count the Sunspots!

Every day the Sun is different! You can see a large number of sunspots in this photo from today.

The three largest clusters are: Active Region (AR) 1564, at the bottom left; AR 1565 above it; and AR 1560 to the right.

If you look closely at the full-size image, you'll also see some smaller active regions: AR 1566 on the far left, AR 1553 on the far right, and several others scattered in the middle.
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Date taken: September 3, 2012
Place taken: Mercer Island, WA, USA
Mitchell Spector
Copyright ©2012 Enchanted Learning, LLC

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