Real-time solar activity

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number: 120 - New regions: 0
Region Number of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
2209 11 β - γ - δ FKO
2216 26 β - γ DKC
2217 10 β - γ EKC
2218 2 β CSO
2219 8 β DRI
2220 3 β BXO
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
None
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
2214S12W61
2215N09W59

Solar flare

20% chance for an M-class solar flare
1% chance for an X-class solar flare

Solar flare
Current value
C2.03
Highest value (2h max)
C3.28

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
2219 C1.7 00:30 00:34 00:36
2217 C2.9 06:09 06:17 06:24
2222 C2.8 15:39 15:46 15:58
2222 C2.6 17:59 18:04 18:13
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:
C3.28

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 4%
Middle latitude 3%
Low latitude 3%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 20%
Middle latitude 1% 1%
Predicted Kp max 3

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Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2014/11/07X1.6
Last M-flare:2014/11/16M5.7
Last geomagnetic storm:2014/11/11Kp5 (G1)

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