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Sunspot as seen by the Vacuum Tower Telescope

[Sunspot]

About this image

False color 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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Minimum credit line: T.Rimmele (NSO), M.Hanna (NOAO)/AURA/NSF

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