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

22092216221722182219222022212222

Region 2209

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
5 -6 300 -790 α HKX S16W90

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
15% 5% 1% 1%

Region 2216

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
23 -3 280 -140 β DKI S14W12

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
60% 15% 1% 1%

Region 2217

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
26 16 120 -260 β - γ EAI S20E27

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
50% 10% 1% 1%

Region 2218

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
2 140 10 β CSO N15E36

Flare probabilities

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

Region 2219

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
23 15 30 β DRI N05W10

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
45% 5% 1% 1%

Region 2220

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
6 3 10 β BXO S16W01

Flare probabilities

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

Region 2221 New

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
4 30 β DRO N04E68

Flare probabilities

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

Region 2222 New

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
1 30 α HRX S20E68

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
5% 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:
C5.06

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 28%
Middle latitude 0%
Low latitude 0%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 20%
Middle latitude 1% 1%
Predicted Kp max 3

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