Kp-index

Probability forecast
Today Active Minor Severe
High latitude 15% 20% 20%
Middle latitude 15% 1% 1%
Kp-index forecast
Predicted maximum
Today Kp2
Tomorrow Kp2
The day after tomorrow Kp2

Auroral oval

Aurora map
Hemispheric Power
Northern hemisphere 20 GW
Southern hemisphere 20 GW

Real Time Solar Wind

With the current speed, it will take the solar wind 56 minutes to propagate from DSCOVR to Earth.

Solar wind

Speed: 446.7 km/sec
Density: 6.48 p/cm3

Interplanetary Magnetic Field

Bt: 3.8 nT
Bz: -0.61 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
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
2722S07W84

Solar flares

SDO AIA 131
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Solar activity past two hours
Current value
-
2h max
A0.596
24h max
A1.4
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:2018/09/14Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2018:147
Current stretch spotless days:7

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