Real-time solar activity

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number: 160 - New regions: 2
Region Number of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
2121 12 β CAO
2123 2 β CRO
2125 3 α HAX
2126 21 β - γ EAI
2127 6 β - δ DKC
2128 1 α HSX
2129 2 α AXX
2130 8 β - γ DKI
2131 3 β CAO
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
2113N12
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
2122S13W47

Solar flare

25% chance for an M-class solar flare
5% chance for an X-class solar flare

Solar flare
Current value
C1.58
Highest value (2h max)
C3.61

Events on the sun today

Below you'll find an overview of the solar flares that occurred today on the Sun, ordered by the time of the event. If nothing worthy happened, nothing will be displayed. For more flares from the past days or years, you can dig into our archive.
region Start Maximum End
2125 C1.3 00h42 00h46 00h49
2130 C3.7 02h43 02h46 02h50
2127 C1.9 05h42 05h48 05h59
2127 C9.0 16h00 16h17 16h35
More events in the archive

Farside

Farside
STEREO Farside
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The maximum X-ray flux of the past two hours is:
C3.61

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 12%
Middle latitude 0%
Low latitude 0%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 15% 15%
Middle latitude 1% 1%
Predicted Kp max 2

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Latest alerts

Moderate M1.55 solar flare
Moderate M1.25 solar flare from sunspot region 12113
Strong M6.52 solar flare from sunspot region 12113

Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2014/06/11X1.0
Last M-flare:2014/07/10M1.5
Last geomagnetic storm:2014/06/18Kp5 (G1)

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