Kp-index

Probability forecast
Today Active Minor Severe
High latitude 20% 30% 25%
Middle latitude 20% 5% 1%
Kp-index forecast
Predicted maximum
Today Kp3
Tomorrow Kp3
The day after tomorrow Kp2

Auroral oval

Aurora map
Hemispheric Power
Northern hemisphere 8 GW
Southern hemisphere 8 GW

Real Time Solar Wind

With the current speed, it will take the solar wind 83 minutes to propagate from DSCOVR to Earth.
Solar wind
Speed: 300.5 km/sec
Solar wind
Density: 10.98 p/cm3
Interplanetary Magnetic Field
Bt: 1.68 nT
Interplanetary Magnetic Field
Bz: -0.44 nT (South)

Disturbance Storm Time index

Moon phase


First Quarter

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number12
New regions0
10.7cm Solar Radio Flux71
Sunspot regions
RegionNumber of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
27312AXX
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
None
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
2730N09W43

Solar flares

SDO AIA 131
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Solar activity past two hours
Current value
A2.13
2h max
A2.13
24h max
B1.07
Events on the Sun today
RegionStartMaximumEnd
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:2018/11/05Kp6 (G2)
Number of spotless days in 2018:206
Last spotless day:2018/12/13

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