Spaceweather.com has the details:
SUNSPOTS FROM THE NEXT SOLAR CYCLE: Solar Minimum is here, but it won’t last forever. In fact, the next solar cycle made a brief appearance this week. On July 1st, a small sunspot materialized in the sun’s southern hemisphere (S21W02), then, hours later, vanished again. The polarity of its magnetic field marks it as a likely member of Solar Cycle 25:
If they do not hang around and get a number do they really count as cycle 25 spots?
Reblogged this on Climate- Science.
Some solar physicists didn’t considered it a sunspot due to its small size.
I agree. Let’s wait for the numbered sunspots.