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Term: FluxTube

A tube-like space in which there is a strong magnetic field. Small flux tubes at the surface of the Sun, with a diameter of less than about 300 km, form Filigrees and Plages and may appear bright. Bigger flux tubes, up to about 2,500 km diameter, appear dark and are called Pores or Sunspots

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan