Kp-index

Probability forecast
Today Active Minor Severe
High latitude 20% 20% 10%
Middle latitude 10% 1% 1%
Kp-index forecast
Predicted maximum
Today Kp2
Tomorrow Kp4
The day after tomorrow Kp4

Auroral oval

Aurora map
Hemispheric Power
Northern hemisphere 11 GW
Southern hemisphere 11 GW

Real Time Solar Wind

With the current speed, it will take the solar wind 75 minutes to propagate from DSCOVR to Earth.

Solar wind

Speed: 335.2 km/sec
Density: 5.26 p/cm3

Interplanetary Magnetic Field

Bt: 3.12 nT
Bz: -0.59 nT (South)

Disturbance Storm Time index

Moon phase


Waxing Crescent

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number0
New regions0
10.7cm Solar Radio Flux68
Sunspot regions
RegionNumber of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
There are no sunspot regions on the earth-facing solar disc today
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
None
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
None

Solar flares

SDO AIA 131
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Solar activity past two hours
Current value
A2.18
2h max
A2.31
24h max
A5.76
Events on the Sun today
Region Start Maximum End
- A1.0 05:00 05:01 05:02
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

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Last X-flare:2017/09/10X8.2
Last M-flare:2017/10/20M1.0
Last geomagnetic storm:2018/07/05Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2018:130
Current stretch spotless days:12

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