The Sunspot Newsletter

Sunspots from SDO

Sunspots, which are cooler, darker areas of intense magnetic activity, are most often the source of solar storms. (Courtesy NASA/SDO)

Current Update

The Sunspot Newsletter has been funded by NASA grants; LASP has no new editions currently planned.


The Sunspot Newsletter is a publication for middle school students published by LASP.

Volume One (Fall 2008)—English (3.2 MB PDF)—Spanish (3.0 MB PDF)

Volume Two (Fall 2009)—English (2.7 MB PDF)