Kp-index

Probability forecast
Today Active Minor Severe
High latitude 15% 30% 30%
Middle latitude 25% 5% 1%
Kp-index forecast
Predicted maximum
Today Kp3
Tomorrow Kp3
The day after tomorrow Kp2

Auroral oval

Aurora map
Hemispheric Power
Northern hemisphere 20 GW
Southern hemisphere 21 GW

Real Time Solar Wind

With the current speed, it will take the solar wind 75 minutes to propagate from DSCOVR to Earth.
Solar wind
Speed: 333.6 km/sec
Solar wind
Density: 3.25 p/cm3
Interplanetary Magnetic Field
Bt: 4.37 nT
Interplanetary Magnetic Field
Bz: -2.61 nT (South)

Disturbance Storm Time index

Moon phase


Full Moon

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number0
New regions0
10.7cm Solar Radio Flux72 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
2725S11W77

Solar flares

SDO AIA 131
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Solar activity past two hours
Current value
A0.734
2h max
A1.37
24h max
A1.74
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:2018/10/13Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2018:171
Current stretch spotless days:7

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