Real-time solar activity

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number: 55 - New regions: 0
Region Number of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
2119 1 α AXX
2121 18 β - γ CAI
2122 2 α AXX
2123 4 β DSO
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
2108S07
2109S08
2111N06
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
None

Solar flare

1% chance for an M-class solar flare
1% chance for an X-class solar flare

Solar flare
Current value
B3.39
Highest value (2h max)
B7.91

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.
More events in the archive

Farside

Farside
STEREO Farside
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 35%
Middle latitude 3%
Low latitude 3%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 20% 15%
Middle latitude 1% 1%
Predicted Kp max 3

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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)

This day in history*

Solar flares
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ApG
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3200019
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*since 1994