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 2497

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
23 3 220 -30 β - γ - δ EAC N12W47

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
85% 35% 5% 15%

Solar flares from today

B9.6 C3.4 C1.0 C6.9 C1.4 M1.0 C2.4

Region 2500 New

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
3 10 β BXO S18W41

Flare probabilities

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

Solar flares from today

C1.3
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

Latest news

Today's space weather

Auroral activity
Minor Severe
High latitude 30% 60%
Middle latitude 20% 5%
Predicted Kp max 5
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 35%
X-class solar flare 5%
B9.6 C1.3 C1.1 C3.4 C1.0 C6.9 C1.4 M1.0 C2.4

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