We're emerging from the longest, deepest sunspot drought
since 1913 (we discussed its depths
here) with the appearance of a robust group of sunspots over the weekend. Recently we discussed a possible explanation
for the prolonged minimum. The Fox News article quotes observer Michael Buxton of Ocean Beach, Calif.: "This is the best sunspot I've seen in two years." jamie found a NASA site where you can generate a movie of the recent sunspot's movement
— try selecting the first image type and bumping the resolution to 1024. The magnetic field lines are clearly visible.