Kp-index

Probability forecast
Today Active Minor Severe
High latitude 15% 30% 40%
Middle latitude 30% 10% 1%
Kp-index forecast
Predicted maximum
Today Kp4
Tomorrow Kp3
The day after tomorrow Kp2

Auroral oval

Aurora map
Hemispheric Power
Northern hemisphere 9 GW
Southern hemisphere 9 GW

Real Time Solar Wind

With the current speed, it will take the solar wind 54 minutes to propagate from DSCOVR to Earth.

Solar wind

Speed: 462.6 km/sec
Density: 5.8 p/cm3

Interplanetary Magnetic Field

Bt: 2.15 nT
Bz: 0.79 nT (North)

Disturbance Storm Time index

Moon phase


Waxing Gibbous

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number34
New regions0
10.7cm Solar Radio Flux77 -3
Sunspot regions
RegionNumber of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
27136DAO
27158DAC
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
None
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
None

Solar flares

SDO AIA 131
M-class solar flare 5%
X-class solar flare 1%
Solar activity past two hours
Current value
B1.39
2h max
B3.52
24h max
B8.69
Events on the Sun today
Region Start Maximum End
2715 B8.6 01:31 01:45 01:51
2713 B3.3 05:52 05:58 06:03
2713 B3.2 08:38 08:42 08:49
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:2018/06/18Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2018:85
Last spotless day:2018/06/11

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