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On the morning of the 26th August 2022 member Simon Dawes imaged 3 of the sunspots on the sun – AR3086. AR3088 and AR3089 and superb images they are too.  Sunspot AR3088 however looked a little bit different from the usual sunspots seen and indeed it was according to – see below.

Details of how Simon acquired the images are on each photo.

Unusual sunspot AR3088

Screen shot from explaining why sunspot AR3088 looks unusual….


Sunspot AR3089


Sunspot AR3086