Why Do Sunspots Occur?

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Sunspot is an area on the exterior where darkness seems due the coolness of the neighboring photosphere. Sunspots occur when there is a spot on the sun that is somewhat cooler than the rest of the sun. They normally come in groups and are large enough to be observed.
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when the sun comes up.
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