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 Kp4
The day after tomorrow Kp4

Auroral oval

Aurora map
Hemispheric Power
Northern hemisphere 17 GW
Southern hemisphere 17 GW

Real Time Solar Wind

With the current speed, it will take the solar wind 53 minutes to propagate from DSCOVR to Earth.

Solar wind

Speed: 470.6 km/sec
Density: 7.03 p/cm3

Interplanetary Magnetic Field

Bt: 3.34 nT
Bz: -2.29 nT (South)

Disturbance Storm Time index

Moon phase


First Quarter

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number11
New regions0
10.7cm Solar Radio Flux67
Sunspot regions
RegionNumber of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
27181AXX
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
A1.49
2h max
A2.18
24h max
A3.49
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:2018/07/05Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2018:130
Last spotless day:2018/08/13

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