Viewing archive of Thursday, 17 February 2000

Sunspot numberNew regionsBackground fluxCM
1521B5.962

Solar flares

Region Start Maximum End
- C1.8 01:45 01:50 02:03
- C2.6 04:25 04:32 04:37
- C2.7 06:27 06:45 07:19
- C3.2 07:22 07:40 07:50
- C1.2 10:20 10:26 10:28
- C2.5 14:16 14:43 15:01
8869 M2.5 18:41 18:52 19:05
8872 M1.3 20:17 20:35 21:07

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Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
Active geomagnetic conditions
Observed Kp: 4
The solar wind speed is currently moderately high (619.7 km/sec.)

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