How do magnetic fields cause sunspots?

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The details of sunspot formation are not thoroughly understood by the scientist.

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Scientists believe the differential rotation of the Sun is the underlying cause. Since the gaseous sphere of the Sun rotates more quickly at its equator than at its poles, the Sun's overall magnetic field becomes distorted and twisted over time. The twisted field lines eventually emerge through the photosphere, revealing their presence as sunspots.

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