Hinode-Close Up of a Sunspot

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In this solar sunspot activity, students use two photographs from the Hinode solar observatory showing a sunspot on the solar surface. Students solve 5 problems including finding the scale of the images, determining the smallest detail on the images, determining the average size of granulations in the photographs and finding the size of the granulations as you get closer to the sunspot.

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