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Sunspot Watch
4 Aug 2001
(Source: Spaceweather.com)

SOLAR ACTIVITY: The Sun has been quiet lately, but that might soon change. Three rapidly growing-sunspots pose an increasing threat for M-class eruptions that could send coronal mass ejections our way. Already in recent days high-latitude observers have spotted midnight auroras over North America as solar wind gusts have buffeted our planet's magnetic field.

See the pictures on SpaceWeather.com.

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Last Updated: 20 Aug 2001