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Last Post 16 Oct 2012 06:05 PM by  KD Leka
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16 Oct 2012 12:45 PM

    Drk (SRE)

    Q. # 1

    Why do sunspots appear on the Sun as black spots?

    Tags: sunspots, color


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    16 Oct 2012 06:05 PM

    Hi - take a look at some of our answers under "what color are sunspots?" - the quick answer is that they look dark because they are cooler than the rest of the surface. Cheers, -KD

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