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Sunspot as seen by the Vacuum Tower Telescope

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About this image

Picture of a sunspot taken with the National Solar Observatory's Vacuum Tower Telescope (now redesignated as the Richard B. Dunn Solar Telescope) at the Sacramento Peak Observatory, showing features on a scale of about 100 km. Image provided by T. Rimmele (see NOAO press release 98-08).

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