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 2139

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
5 -4 50 -10 β CAO N14W43

Flare probabilities

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

Region 2141

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
9 -4 80 -20 β ESI N16W09

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
50% 5% 1% 1%

Region 2143

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
5 2 30 10 β DRI S04W16

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
40% 5% 1% 1%

Region 2144

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
2 -1 100 -80 β DAO S17W90

Flare probabilities

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

Region 2146

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
1 150 60 α HSX N08E31

Flare probabilities

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

Region 2147

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
2 -1 50 -10 α HAX S10E42

Flare probabilities

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

Solar flares from today

B9.5
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The strength of the interplanetary magnetic field is moderate (19.5nT), the direction is North (16.9nT).

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 22%
Middle latitude 0%
Low latitude 0%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 20% 20%
Middle latitude 25% 10%
Predicted Kp max 6

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Latest alerts

G1 - Minor geomagnetic storm (Kp 5o) - High latitude sky watchers have a chance to see visual aurora. The higher middle latitudes might see aurora on the northern or southern horizon, depending on which hemisphere you are located.
Moderate M1.53 solar flare from sunspot region 12127
Moderate M2.04 solar flare from sunspot region 12130

Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2014/06/11X1.0
Last M-flare:2014/08/01M1.5
Last geomagnetic storm:2014/08/19Kp6 (G2)

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