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Complex sunspot region 2422

Solar activity is at high levels as our Sun continues to produce numerous M-class events. Both sunspot region 2422 and 2423 are to blame, with sunspot region 2422 being the most active and the most complex of these sunspot regions. None of these events launched an earth-directed coronal mass ejection.

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