sunspots Pavol Rapavy Image taken: Jul. 5, 2007 Location: Observatory Rimavska Sobota, Slovakia Details: NOAA 1024 - the first fast-growing,large spot this year. R 160/2450+2x Barlow (visual+Astrosolar sheet and Ca KII line filter). CCD camera SHT 1.3, exp. 3 ms ©2013, SpaceWeather.com -- This site is penned daily by Dr. Tony Phillips.