The Virtual Amateur Astronomer®, Image of Sunspots, Internet Astronomy by Jupiter Scientific
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It is daytime. Without looking into your telescope, you direct
it toward the Sun until you see an image of the Sun projected onto a white card located beyond
the eyepiece. After focusing your telescope you see the Sunspots:
Sunspots are cooler, magnetic-field disturbances on the surface of the Sun. Sunspots are
actually bright, but because they are less bright than other regions of the Sun's surface, they
Note: NEVER LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE SUN WITH OR WITHOUT A TELESCOPE.
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