Kp-index

Probability forecast
Today Active Minor Severe
High latitude 10% 30% 55%
Middle latitude 35% 25% 5%
Kp-index forecast
Predicted maximum
Today Kp5
Tomorrow Kp4
The day after tomorrow Kp3

Auroral oval

Aurora map
Hemispheric Power
Northern hemisphere 26 GW
Southern hemisphere 26 GW

Real Time Solar Wind

With the current speed, it will take the solar wind 52 minutes to propagate from DSCOVR to Earth.

Solar wind

Speed: 479.1 km/sec
Density: 6.68 p/cm3

Interplanetary Magnetic Field

Bt: 7.2 nT
Bz: -2.63 nT (South)

Disturbance Storm Time index

Moon phase


Waxing Gibbous

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number0
New regions0
10.7cm Solar Radio Flux68 1
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
A0.876
2h max
A1.3
24h max
A1.71
Events on the Sun today
Region 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:2018/09/21Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2018:150
Current stretch spotless days:10

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