The spot is visible on the AIA 193 channel (http://sdo.gsfc.nasa.gov/assets/img/latest/latest_1024_0193.jpg) since yesterday.
2012 doomsday-theorists should be delighted.
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Thus spake the master programmer: "When a program is being tested, it is too late to make design changes." -- Geoffrey James, "The Tao of Programming"