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Does the Sun rotate?

The planets rotate as an after effect of their creation, the dust clouds that compressed span as they did so and the inertia has kept it rotating ever since. It's fairly easy to prove that planetary ...
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Are sunspots vertically displaced from the surrounding photospheric plasma?

While reading a paper on the helioseismology of sunspots (Cameron, et al.), very brief reference is made to the "vertical displacement of a blob of plasma." This caused me to wonder if the emissive ...