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Giant Sunspot Dazzles SIUE Community

May 20, 2016

Members of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville community gathered around two telescopes and donned special filtered glasses on Thursday, May 19 to view sunspot #2546. The sunspot is nearly three times the size of Earth, and remained visible for approximately five to seven days. The viweing was held by members of the Department of Phytsics.

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