Sunspot regions

On this page you'll find an overview of all the visible sunspot regions on the Sun together with their properties, images and the chances on solar flares or proton events. This page is updated daily and the sunspot images every hour.

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum

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Region 2194

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
1 20 α HRX S12W78

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
10% 1% 1% 1%

Region 2195

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
1 40 -10 α HAX N07W54

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
10% 1% 1% 1%

Region 2196

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
1 10 α AXX S05W28

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
10% 1% 1% 1%

Region 2200

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
2 -3 20 α HRX S16E29

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
15% 1% 1% 1%

Region 2201

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
3 2 50 20 β CAO S05E47

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
25% 1% 1% 1%

Region 2202

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
3 1 30 20 β CRO N12W03

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
20% 1% 1% 1%
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:
C2.7

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 11%
Middle latitude 0%
Low latitude 0%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 35%
Middle latitude 10% 1%
Predicted Kp max 3

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Latest alerts

Weak CME impact
A Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) has arrived at the ACE satellite. The solar wind speed rose with 93.66 km/sec to 520.3 km/sec.
  • Solar wind speed: 520.3 km/sec and density 2.3 p/cm3
  • IMF Bt (strength): 14.8 nT - Bz 10.8 nT
Moderate M1.25 solar flare from sunspot region 12192
Strong M3.56 solar flare from sunspot region 12192

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