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This new image reveals a sunspot in unrivaled detail – Finance Brokerage

The largest solar telescope on Earth has gotten the sharpest glimpse ever of a sunspot. Vaguely resembling a sunflower — or the Eye of Sauron…

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The largest solar telescope on Earth has gotten the sharpest glimpse ever of a sunspot.
Vaguely resembling a sunflower or the Eye of Sauron from The Lord of the Rings the spot appears as a dark blemish wreathed by ribbons of plasma that have been sculpted by magnetic fields sprouting from the spots center. At roughly 15,000 kilometers across, the entire spot could comfortably engulf Earth with room to spare.
The image was captured last January by the new Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope on Maui…

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