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2004-Feb-06, 08:31 PM
I was just wondering why most sunspots are located on or near the equator and what causes the sunspot cycle.
2004-Feb-06, 10:30 PM
I hope this resource helps you.
2004-Feb-06, 11:16 PM
During Solar Minimum and Solar Maximum...Sunspot form primarily at mid latitudes on the sun (like 30 - 45 degree), the sunspot tend form at lower latitudes as the cycle progresses, appearing very close to the solar equator as the next solar minimum approaches.
Hope this help
2004-Feb-06, 11:53 PM
Thanks! Both of your answers helped out a lot. B)
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