quiet sun

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The Sun when it is at or near minimum activity in its 11-year cycle, and the numbers of sunspots and active regions are at their lowest. At such times, activity is still present in the form of small X-ray bright points, prominences, and some coronal features.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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