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Sunspot Photo is Most Detailed Ever
techvert ^ | August 25, 2010 | Kurt Black

Posted on 08/28/2010 3:24:03 PM PDT by EveningStar

A new image taken by NJIT Distinguished Professor Philip R. Goode and the Big Bear Solar Observatory (BBSO) team is the most detailed sunspot photo yet.

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TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Astronomy; Astronomy Picture of the Day; Science
KEYWORDS: astronomy; catastrophism; science; sunspot
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1 posted on 08/28/2010 3:24:05 PM PDT by EveningStar
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To: EveningStar

I had one of those on my nose once.


2 posted on 08/28/2010 3:25:21 PM PDT by fwdude (Anita Bryant was right.)
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To: EveningStar

And here I was just thinking that my job was as close to hell as I ever wanted to get.


3 posted on 08/28/2010 3:25:39 PM PDT by diverteach (D.C. has become Jonestown.)
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To: EveningStar

Peek-a-boo....


4 posted on 08/28/2010 3:25:40 PM PDT by freebilly (No wonder the left has a boner for Obama. There's CIALIS in soCIALISt....)
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To: EveningStar

Just wow!


5 posted on 08/28/2010 3:27:30 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: sig226; KevinDavis

ping


6 posted on 08/28/2010 3:27:33 PM PDT by EveningStar (Karl Marx is not one of our Founding Fathers.)
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To: EveningStar

I was thinking more like a planet. venus? mars? uranus? not sure.


7 posted on 08/28/2010 3:28:10 PM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: EveningStar
Van Gogh did it first...


8 posted on 08/28/2010 3:30:27 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: EveningStar

Magnificent!

Looks like the sun has a case of “floppy iris”.


9 posted on 08/28/2010 3:30:29 PM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: EveningStar
That's some pretty serious "pucker factor" happening there.

Way cool photo, wow!

10 posted on 08/28/2010 3:30:46 PM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: EveningStar

11 posted on 08/28/2010 3:32:25 PM PDT by Palter (If voting made any difference they wouldn't let us do it. ~ Mark Twain)
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To: EveningStar

Could someone please photoshop Ted Kennedy’s face into the dark area?


12 posted on 08/28/2010 3:35:45 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop thinking about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: EveningStar

13 posted on 08/28/2010 3:35:54 PM PDT by JRios1968 (The real first rule of Fight Club: don't invite Chuck Norris...EVER)
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To: EveningStar

I once knew of a couple of small beings that had to return a ring near something like that.


14 posted on 08/28/2010 3:35:54 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (Iran doesnt have a 2nd admendment. Ya see how that turned out?)
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To: EveningStar

That’s just Mr Sun making his “O” face right before he blows out the candles...with 100 MILLION HYDROGEN BOMBS! O noes!


15 posted on 08/28/2010 3:36:54 PM PDT by Sender (It's never too late to be who you could have been.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

ping


16 posted on 08/28/2010 3:41:25 PM PDT by EveningStar (Karl Marx is not one of our Founding Fathers.)
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To: EveningStar

No offense to the most important celestial object in the sky but ... the sun is bizarre!


17 posted on 08/28/2010 3:43:25 PM PDT by TigersEye (Greenhouse Theory is false. Totally debunked. "GH gases" is a non-sequitur.)
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To: EveningStar

Kind of reminds me of my cat as he walks away.


18 posted on 08/28/2010 3:45:45 PM PDT by D_Idaho ("For we wrestle not against flesh and blood...")
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To: EveningStar
Gonna need a whole lot!


19 posted on 08/28/2010 3:46:21 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: EveningStar
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20 posted on 08/28/2010 3:46:50 PM PDT by pillut48 ("Now is the time that tries men's souls...")
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To: Sender

100 MILLION HYDROGEN BOMBS!

21 posted on 08/28/2010 3:47:16 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: EveningStar

I think I have one of those on my backside, but I’m not sure because I can’t see it very well. :)


22 posted on 08/28/2010 3:47:29 PM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: COBOL2Java; Mister Da; D_Idaho

23 posted on 08/28/2010 3:51:38 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both.)
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To: fwdude

I usually get one on the inside of my cheek and sometimes on my bottom lip at least once a year.


24 posted on 08/28/2010 3:53:57 PM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: EveningStar
Proctologist:

bend over Mr. President....this wont hurt a bit....


25 posted on 08/28/2010 4:03:13 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: EveningStar

I seen that thingy in van gogh paintings


26 posted on 08/28/2010 4:11:27 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: Palter
I love this episode....the doomsday manicotti (machine) that eats the Constellation.....

Dont you think I know that There was but not anymore

27 posted on 08/28/2010 4:13:29 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Vaquero

I love how he delivers that line..


28 posted on 08/28/2010 5:24:43 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: EveningStar

Is it hot in here, or is it just me?


29 posted on 08/28/2010 5:35:45 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: JRios1968
The vagina eye of Saurus!
30 posted on 08/28/2010 5:40:44 PM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Many wonder why we don't have flying cars in 2010. I ask, "Where's my frikken Unicorn, FUBO?")
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

“Saurus”....you need to get out more...


31 posted on 08/28/2010 6:24:02 PM PDT by AndrewB (FUBO)
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To: driftdiver

It is a delicious thought, isn't it Muttley? Where's my doctor?!?

32 posted on 08/28/2010 7:27:37 PM PDT by Sender (It's never too late to be who you could have been.)
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To: 75thOVI; aimhigh; Alice in Wonderland; AndrewC; aragorn; aristotleman; Avoiding_Sulla; BBell; ...
Thanks EveningStar. Didn't Jabba the Hutt try to throw Luke Skywalker into this?
 
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33 posted on 08/29/2010 6:10:39 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Democratic Underground... matters are worse, as their latest fund drive has come up short...)
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To: Farmer Dean
I'm still learnig how to do this. But hey, I don't want Ted to look too good...


34 posted on 08/29/2010 7:29:14 PM PDT by bigheadfred (Do turtles get the runs?)
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To: darkwing104

Not sure how much of a longish post you’d be willing to read . . . however, would be interested in your responses to any part of post #688 here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2549002/posts?page=688#688


35 posted on 08/29/2010 8:12:44 PM PDT by Quix (C THE PLAN of the Bosses: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2519352/posts?page=2#2)
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To: bigheadfred

He never looked better to me.


36 posted on 08/30/2010 9:45:32 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop thinking about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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