we are being hearing about a lot on flipping of suns magnetic poles recently in news. but most of us are unaware of this phenomenon. solar pole shift is a cyclic phenomenon which happens every 11 years and it can be identified by the sun storms and other similar factors which are seen on the sun's surface.
Electric currents with in the sun generate a magnetic field that spread throughout the solar system. The field causes activity at the surface of the sun surging and ebbing the regular cycle.
At the peak of the title the polarity of the poles flip during the time of maximum sunspot activity