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The Effect Of Sunspots On The Moon

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The purpose of this lab was to analyze data from the Sun at different layers of the atmosphere and gain knowledge about sunspots over time. The Sun is the largest object and the center of our universe and is composed of 75% Hydrogen, 23% Helium, and about 2% metals. Galileo was the first to observe darker regions on the sun with a telescope. These darker regions are called sunspots. Sunspots are “spots” on the Sun that appear dark then the surrounding areas due to their cooler temperature. The number of sunspots changes over an eleven year cycle. To begin this lab, my group and I went to a website to observe data from the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO). We but in different dates to see the changes of the sunspots over the span
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