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 2268

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
16 6 430 70 β - γ EKI S11E10

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
90% 40% 10% 1%

Solar flares from today

C1.6 C1.9

Region 2269

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
3 30 20 β CRO N07W34

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
25% 5% 1% 1%

Region 2271

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
10 1 60 20 β - γ DAI N17W16

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
55% 10% 1% 1%

Region 2272 New

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
2 30 β CAO N13E48

Flare probabilities

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

Region 2273 New

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
3 10 β BXO S03W09

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
35% 5% 1% 1%

Solar flares from today

C2.4

Region 2274 New

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
3 10 β BXO S03W17

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
-% -% -% -%

Region 2275 New

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
3 10 β CSO S16W26

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
45% 5% 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:
C1.46

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 0%
Middle latitude 0%
Low latitude 0%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 30% 30%
Middle latitude 5% 1%
Predicted Kp max 3

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Latest alerts

Moderate M1.13 solar flare
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Last X-flare:2014/12/20X1.8
Last M-flare:2015/01/26M1.1
Last geomagnetic storm:2015/01/07Kp7 (G3)

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