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  1. #1 life expectancy of the sun 
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    could the recent abundance of solar flares and sunspots mean a shorter lifespan for the sun?


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    does anyone have any thoughts?


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    AFAIK the sun undergoes, among other Solar cycles, an +/- 11 year sunspot cycle, which is entirely normal. The sun should still last for maybe another 5 Billion years. No nead to worry :wink:
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