SUNSPOTS  Lesson Resource Guide

Solar Scientist:



Sunspots Data Graph

Sunspots area vs. X-ray active area graphing sheet

Compare the sunspot and x-ray areas by plotting them on a graph, with sunspot areas on the horizontal axis, and x-ray areas on the vertical axis. Put a point on the graph for each day's pair of images, where a line up from the sunspot axis at the value for the sunspot area meets a line over from the x-ray axis at the height of the x-ray area. The points will not be ordered in time because time is not one of the axes on your graph.

Student Worksheet

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