The giant sunspot doubled in 24 hours, pointing straight at the earth

A giant sunspot has swelled up to twice the size of the earth, doubled in diameter in 24 hours, and it points straight at us.

The sunspot, called AR3038, grew to 2.5 times Earthits size – making the sunspot about 19,800 miles, or 31,900 kilometers, in diameter – from Sunday (June 19) to Monday night (June 20), according to Spaceweather.coma website that tracks news about solar flames, geomagnetic storms and other cosmic weather events.