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 2327

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
2 -1 40 -20 β CSO S08W71

Flare probabilities

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

Region 2331

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
7 -2 190 -50 β DAO S09W81

Flare probabilities

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

Solar flares from today

C1.9

Region 2333

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
3 1 10 α HRX N20W08

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

Auroral activity

Live
chance
High latitude 28%
Middle latitude 0%
Low latitude 0%
Today
Minor Severe
High latitude 20% 10%
Middle latitude 1% 1%
Predicted Kp max 2

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Latest alerts

Moderate M1.14 solar flare from sunspot region 12321
Moderate M1.12 solar flare from sunspot region 12322
Moderate M1.8 solar flare from sunspot region 12322

Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2015/03/11X2.2
Last M-flare:2015/04/23M1.1
Last geomagnetic storm:2015/04/17Kp5 (G1)

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