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Which of the following explanations accounts for the formation of sunspots? A. Magnetic field reversal causes portions of the sun to die slowly over time, leaving dark marks. B. The movement of plasma is much faster on the poles than on the sun's equator, and this creates pockets of intense heat. C. Volcanic eruptions are sustained by the photosphere, resulting in hardened lava on the sun's surface. D. The curvature of magnetic fields near the sun's equator creates pockets in the photosphere that aren't warmed by convection.
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User: Which of the following explanations accounts for the formation of sunspots? A. Magnetic field reversal causes portions of the sun to die slowly over time, leaving dark marks. B. The movement of plasma is much faster on the poles than on the sun's equator, and this creates pockets of intense heat. C. Volcanic eruptions are sustained by the photosphere, resulting in hardened lava on the sun's surface. D. The curvature of magnetic fields near the sun's equator creates pockets in the photosphere that aren't warmed by convection.

Weegy: The movement of plasma is much faster on the poles than on the sun's equator, [ and this creates pockets of intense heat- this explanations accounts for the formation of sunspots. ]
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The curvature of magnetic fields near the Sun's equator creates pockets in the photosphere that aren't warmed by convection. -is the explanation which accounts for the formation of sunspots.
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