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Three M-class solar flares, CH effects, CME watch

Three low-level (R1) M-class solar flares took place today, all of them located at or near the east or west limb of our star.

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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 (500.6 km/sec.)

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Today's space weather

Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 30% 35%
Middle latitude 5% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
B1.4
Moon phase
New Moon

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