Wednesday, May 13, 2009

More on the new active region.

A few days old, but the TRACE satellite took a great snapshot of the new active region:

This is rotated 90 degrees clockwise, obfuscating the view a tad. This was taken as the active region was rotating around the limb and into view. is reporting that this active region is not a full-fledged sunspot yet, but working its darnedest to become one.

Be sure to check out more on the TRACE mission.

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