How is the sunspot cycle directly relevant to us here on Earth?
The sun is the largest celestial body found in the solar system and houses about 99% of its mass. It is a yellow dwarf in the astronomical classification, type V in the luminous classification. Its gravitational field extends throughout the system and generates gravitational attraction on asteroids, meteorites, comets, planets and other celestial bodies.
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Sunspots are generated as a product of the variation of the magnetic field in the sun. These spots have a lower temperature than the average sun, but...
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Understand what sunspots on the sun are. Learn about differentiation rotation and sunspot cycles. Understand the meaning of umbra, penumbra, and Maunder Minimum.