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Originally posted by BreakinThEwaLL
its ridiculous u claim nothin significant will happen when we just have had beginning signs of it just here recentlly...tell the people of haiti that was insignificant! i dont even have to argue the proof will come with time
Originally posted by hippomchippo
We are alot more advanced in astronomy, why are you taking their word and not our astronomers?
In 1610, shortly after viewing the sun with his new telescope, Galileo Galilei (or was it Thomas Harriot?) made the first European observations of Sunspots. Continuous daily observations were started at the Zurich Observatory in 1849 and earlier observations have been used to extend the records back to 1610. The sunspot number is calculated by first counting the number of sunspot groups and then the number of individual sunspots.