A giant sunspot the size of 3 Earths is facing us right now

A sunspot nearly triple the size of Earth is within firing range of our planet, and may send out medium-class flares in the near future.

Yesterday, sunspot AR3038 was big. Today, it’s enormous,” Tony Phillips, the author of SpaceWeather.com (opens in new tab), wrote on Wednesday (June 22).


Originally published at www.space.com

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