Massive Earth-Facing Sunspot Rapidly Increases in Size, May Result in Auroras

Chris K

Chris K

Chris K
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In what could result in some magnificent auroras or Northern Lights, a spot on the surface of the Sun has been growing at a rapid pace and has become three times the size of Earth. The sunspot, Active Region 3038 (AR3038), has been found to be facing our planet and can probably emit some solar flares. The sunspot expanded more than double in size in just one day and i...

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