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Big sunspot at sunset

Neeti Kamthekar captured this photo of the lone sunspot that’s been making its way across the sun in recent days. In reality, the sun’s own spin is causing its apparent movement.

Photo by Neeti Kumthekar. Thank you, Neeti!

Warning: It’s dangerous to your eyes to look directly at the sun or aim a camera its way. Irreversible eye damage can result. Be very cautious when trying the techniques suggested in the article below.

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