In conjunction with the  AR2734  sunspot that has its plages aligned North-South rather than the more typical East-West alignment, the sun in the last hour produced a very interesting phenomenon observed in the HMI Colorized Magnetogram (see image attached).  The magnetic-field flux tubes coursing underneath the photosphere 'surface' briefly became 'densified', as if a surface 'flush' occurred, resulting in the finely-speckled green/yellow pattern in the HMI Magnetogram.  Maybe these are signs o