Kp-index

Probability forecast
Today Active Minor Severe
High latitude 15% 25% 25%
Middle latitude 15% 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 61 minutes to propagate from DSCOVR to Earth.

Solar wind

Speed: 407 km/sec
Density: 8.29 p/cm3

Interplanetary Magnetic Field

Bt: 4.1 nT
Bz: 2.91 nT (North)

Disturbance Storm Time index

Moon phase


Waxing Gibbous

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number26
New regions0
10.7cm Solar Radio Flux75 2
Sunspot regions
RegionNumber of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
27112BXO
27125CRO
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
None
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
2710N17W17

Solar flares

SDO AIA 131
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Solar activity past two hours
Current value
A5.13
2h max
A6.48
24h max
B1.11
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:2018/05/06Kp6 (G2)
Number of spotless days in 2018:78
Last spotless day:2018/05/20

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