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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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Approved by Peter Fox
Last revised: Mon Apr 10 15:08:11 MDT 2000