Monday, 3 July 2023 11:46 UTC
Sunspot region 3354 departs with a major X1.0 solar flare (R3-strong) yesterday at 23:14 UTC as it approaches the west limb.
The X1.0 solar flare from sunspot region 3354 is already the 18th X-class solar flare of Solar Cycle 25. While strong and a long duration event, the solar flare was not eruptive and surprisingly did not launch a coronal mass ejection into space.
None of the other sunspot regions on the earth-facing solar disk are likely to produce M or X-class events right now. There are also no geomagnetic storms likely to take place in the foreseeable future. We wish everybody a happy summer and for our friends down under who are heading towards spring time we hope you will get a geomagnetic storm soon and hopefully see some nice aurora!
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Yesterday's X1 solar flare from sunspot region 3354 which peaked at 23:14 UTC is already the 18th X-class solar flare of Solar Cycle 25. While strong and a long duration event, the solar flare was not eruptive and surprisingly did not launch a coronal mass ejection into space. pic.twitter.com/HTNEf4IQd5— SpaceWeatherLive (@_SpaceWeather_) July 3, 2023
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