Mixed-up sunspot emits powerful solar flare

A medley of sunspots almost directly at Earth has unleashed a massive solar flare that could wreak havoc on power grids and telecommunications networks over the next few days.

From NASA Solar dynamic observatory (SDO) first detected the sunspot region designated as AR3006 (“AR” stands for “active region”) a few days ago; now this region is located near the center of the sun’s visible disk.

https://www.livescience.com/mixed-up-sunspot-emits-powerful-solar-flare Mixed-up sunspot emits powerful solar flare

Russell Falcon

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