Historical sunspot rotating to face Earth

Posted at 11:49 AM, Nov 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-20 11:49:14-05

Scientists around the world have their eyes turned to the sun this week.

That’s because an historical sunspot is rotating to face the earth.

NASA Scientist Dr. Alex Young joins the WTKR/WGNT Morning Show to explain what this all means, and how this could affect you in a major way.

What is a sunspot, and what makes this one so special?

Why do we want to learn more from this sunspot? Will it affect us here on Earth? What is NASA doing to study sunspots?

Dr. Young has answers to all of your questions in the video below: