Solar region summary

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Solar Region Summary 2017 Aug 19 0030 UTC
Prepared by the NOAA © SWPC and processed by SpaceWeatherLive.com

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Region Summary

SRS Number 231 Issued at 0030Z on 19 Aug 2017 This report is compiled from data received at SWO on 18 Aug
I. Regions with Sunspots
Locations Valid at 18/2400Z
NmbrLocation LoArea ZLLNNMag Type
2671N11E223050410Fkc1831Beta-Gamma
IA. H-alpha Plages without Spots
Locations Valid at 18/2400Z Aug
NmbrLocationLo
None
II. Regions Due to Return 19 Aug to 21 Aug
NmbrLatLo
None
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
G1 - Minor geomagnetic storm
Observed Kp: 5-
The solar wind speed is currently high (711.9 km/sec.)

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Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 30% 45%
Middle latitude 10% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 10%
X-class solar flare 1%
C3.5 C3.1
Moon phase
Waning Crescent

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