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Sunspot 1035 Reborn

From http://www.spaceweather.com Old and decaying sunspot 1035, declared to be “a corpse” just yesterday, is showing signs of renewed life. Pete Lawrence sends this picture from his backyard observatory in Selsey, UK:

“A welcome view of the sun on a cold January day reveals the remains of AR11035 still alive and kicking,” says Lawrence. Beneath the waving filaments and bright magnetic froth (“plage”), a dark core is coelescing in the heart of the active region. That makes it a genuine sunspot again. NOAA has re-numbered the region “1040,

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