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HAVr YOU SEEN THE NEW SUN SPOT?
sun the other day. And he called it
Just think of a "spot" that, has a
surface of more than 400,000,000
square miles 2,000 times larger
than the earth's surface! And yet
that is what the famous sun spots
are. Vast splotches on the face of
the great orb that are visible even
without the aid of a powerful tele
scope most of the time.
The surface of the sun is esti-
i u ii j i "
Father Jerome Ricard, who discovered the large sun spot, standing by
the huge.telescope through which he first sighted the big spot on the fiery,
face of the sun.
Have vbu "seen the latest "sun mated to be something like 2,353,
spot?" 027,220,864 square miles. The figures
Father Jerome Rleard of Santa are way beyond the imagination of
Clara University, California, discov- the average person. They are noth
ered a smudge on the face of the Hflg' morethan figures. The new