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Sunspot regions

Courtesy of SDO, SOHO (NASA) and the [AIA, EVE, and/or HMI] consortium.
Sunspot numberNew regionsBackground fluxC
170B1.11

Sunspot regions

Region 12638

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
9 5 140 60 DSO N18E49

Solar flares on this day

B6.8 C4.1 B4.9

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Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 35%
Middle latitude 10% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Moon phase
Waning Crescent

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Last X-flare:2017/09/10X8.2
Last M-flare:2017/10/20M1.0
Last geomagnetic storm:2017/12/05Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2017:94
Last spotless day:2017/12/09

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