A ‘mixed up’ sunspot just fired off a huge solar flare

According to SpaceWeather.com, scientists are tracking sunspots that fire off class X flares while “having an identity crisis”.

The aurora could occur if a ring-mass ejection of charged particles emerges from the “mixed” sunspot AR3006, directing its dazzling burst toward Earth on Tuesday (June 10). May) at 9:55 a.m. EDT (1355 GMT).

https://www.space.com/huge-solar-flare-mixed-up-sunspot-may-2022 A ‘mixed up’ sunspot just fired off a huge solar flare

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