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).

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Originally published at www.space.com

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