What Is the Sunspot Cycle?


The Sunspot cycle is the cycle of activity our Sun goes through. During this cycle, sunspots increase in activity until they peak approximately every 11 years. After the maximum peak, the sunspots will decrease in size and frequency and the cycle starts over again.
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( ′sən′spät ′sī·kəl ) (astronomy) Variation of the size and number of sunspots in an 11-year cycle which is shared by all other forms
The sunspot number is calculated by first counting the number of su...
Sunspots are spots on the sun that appear dark because they are cooler than the rest of the surface. Their number varies over an eleven year cycle. The spots arise due to anomalies
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sunspot cycle
the cycle, averaging in duration slightly more than 11 years, in which the frequency of sunspots varies from a maximum to a minimum and back to a maximum again.
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