Viewing archive of Saturday, 20 October 2012

Sunspot numberNew regionsBackground fluxCM
1121B6.231

Solar flares

Region Start Maximum End
1598 C1.8 14:29 14:48 15:03
1598 C2.4 17:18 17:37 17:46
1598 M9.0 18:05 18:14 18:19
1596 C2.7 20:02 20:10 20:22

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Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The solar wind speed is currently moderately high (502.3 km/sec.)

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Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 30% 35%
Middle latitude 10% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Moon phase
Waxing Crescent

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