Kp-index

Probability forecast
Today Active Minor Severe
High latitude 15% 15% 10%
Middle latitude 10% 1% 1%
Kp-index forecast
Predicted maximum
Today Kp2
Tomorrow Kp2
The day after tomorrow Kp3

Auroral oval

Aurora map
Hemispheric Power
Northern hemisphere 15 GW
Southern hemisphere 14 GW

Real Time Solar Wind

With the current speed, it will take the solar wind 70 minutes to propagate from DSCOVR to Earth.

Solar wind

Speed: 358 km/sec
Density: 10.46 p/cm3

Interplanetary Magnetic Field

Bt: 5.11 nT
Bz: 0.97 nT (North)

Disturbance Storm Time index

Moon phase


First Quarter

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number22
New regions0
10.7cm Solar Radio Flux74 -2
Sunspot regions
RegionNumber of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
270612CAO
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
None
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
2707S10E01

Solar flares

SDO AIA 131
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Solar activity past two hours
Current value
A6.1
2h max
A7.07
24h max
B1.03
Events on the Sun today
Region X-ray Start Maximum End
None
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:2018/04/20Kp6 (G2)
Number of spotless days in 2018:65
Last spotless day:2018/04/18

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