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Science sunspots solar flares 15 06 11

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The sun’s cycle of sunspots and solar flares could be entering a quiet period.
Science sunspots solar flares 15 06 11

In this handout photo provided by NASA, a Solar and Heliospheric Observatory image shows Region 486 that unleashed a record flare (lower left) on the sun, November 18, 2003. The spot itself cannot be seen but large, hot, gas-filled loops above this region are visible. U.S. scientists say that the cycle of sunspots and solar flares seems to be entering a hibernation period, which could have a slight cooling effect on global temperatures.

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