Kp-index

Probability forecast
Today Active Minor Severe
High latitude 15% 25% 20%
Middle latitude 10% 1% 1%
Kp-index forecast
Predicted maximum
Today Kp3
Tomorrow Kp2
The day after tomorrow Kp2

Auroral oval

Aurora map
Hemispheric Power
Northern hemisphere 17 GW
Southern hemisphere 16 GW

Real Time Solar Wind

With the current speed, it will take the solar wind 75 minutes to propagate from DSCOVR to Earth.

Solar wind

Speed: 333.1 km/sec
Density: 17.77 p/cm3

Interplanetary Magnetic Field

Bt: 5.48 nT
Bz: -0.02 nT (South)

Disturbance Storm Time index

Moon phase


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

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Last X-flare:2017/09/10X8.2
Last M-flare:2017/10/20M1.0
Last geomagnetic storm:2018/07/05Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2018:104
Current stretch spotless days:20

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