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The magnetic background

With all of the magnetic field structures appearing on the solar surface, it is not surprising that the Sun is covered with a background of lower-intensity magnetic field. What is curious is that the magnetic intensity of this ``background'' varies with the increasing and decreasing solar activity.

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Last revised: Wed May 17 11:28:21 MDT 2000