//Sunspot region 3088 departs, is 3089 about to take over?

Sunspot region 3088 departs, is 3089 about to take over?

Sunspot region 3088 keeps firing away as it has now has rotated behind the west limb. An M8.6 solar flare at 11:07 UTC today has been its strongest solar flare thus far but the flare was of short duration and does not look eruptive. None of the coronal mass ejections launched today or yesterday by this region is directed at our planet due to the region’s location. Good bye 3088, we hope you survive your trip around the far side of the Sun!

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