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RELEASE DATE: March 30, 2001


Thumbnail of National Solar Observatory Image of the sunspot group. Click for image downloading options.

This picture of the largest sunspot group in a decade is a collage of images taken on March 27, 2001, at the National Science Foundation's Richard B. Dunn Telescope at the National Solar Observatory in Sunspot, New Mexico.


Thumbnail of an Image of the sunspot group taken with a film camera on Kitt Peak. Click for image downloading options.

This picture of the largest sunspot group in a decade shows the Sun as seen by a film camera at the National Science Foundation's McMath-Pierce Telescope at Kitt Peak, AZ, on Friday morning, March 30, 2001. It was taken by Dr. Bill Livingston, a staff member of the National Solar Observatory in Tucson, AZ.


Thumbnail of GONG Image of the sunspot group. Click for image downloading options.

This picture of the largest sunspot group in a decade shows the Sun in white light as seen by the National Science Foundation's Global Oscillation Network Group (GONG) instrument in Big Bear, CA., on March 30, 2001.


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