Viewing archive of Saturday, 17 October 1998

Sunspot numberNew regionsBackground fluxC
1071B3.24

Solar flares

Region Start Maximum End
8358 C8.1 23:51 00:01 00:27
- B5.4 03:17 03:25 03:33
- B6.3 10:47 10:50 10:52
8358 B7.9 14:28 14:34 14:42
8358 C9.1 18:39 18:51 18:58
8358 C1.2 21:34 21:40 22:01
8358 C5.1 22:17 22:28 22:38

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Middle latitude 5% 1%
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X-class solar flare 1%
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