Giant sunspot aimed at Earth

Today, the Sunny spot is located directly AR2546 before Earth. The giant active region is so large, it became an easy target for home telescopes. Dark – primary sunspots almost three times wider than our planet, and, according to astronomers, look like the Eye of Sauron.

Despite its fearsome appearance, AR2546 is harmless spot. Sunny spot has a stable magnetic field, which
poses little risk for explosions. There is no more than 1 % likelihood of strong flares today.