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

218721922193

Region 2187

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
7 160 β CSO S09W41

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
5% 1% 1% 1%

Region 2192

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
32 1560 β - δ - γ FKC S13E29

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
95% 60% 20% 10%

Region 2193

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
6 30 β CRO N05W04

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
25% 5% 1% 1%
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
Active geomagnetic conditions expected
The maximum X-ray flux of the past two hours is:
M1.22

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 70%
Middle latitude 0%
Low latitude 0%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 45%
Middle latitude 15% 1%
Predicted Kp max 5

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Latest alerts

Moderate M1.22 solar flare from sunspot region 12192
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