Kp-index

Probability forecast
Today Active Minor Severe
High latitude 15% 25% 25%
Middle latitude 15% 5% 1%
Kp-index forecast
Predicted maximum
Today Kp3
Tomorrow Kp3
The day after tomorrow Kp2

Auroral oval

Aurora map
Hemispheric Power
Northern hemisphere 8 GW
Southern hemisphere 8 GW

Real Time Solar Wind

With the current speed, it will take the solar wind 61 minutes to propagate from DSCOVR to Earth.

Solar wind

Speed: 406.8 km/sec
Density: 8.2 p/cm3

Interplanetary Magnetic Field

Bt: 4.17 nT
Bz: 2.69 nT (North)

Disturbance Storm Time index

Moon phase


Waxing Gibbous
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

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