Solar region summary

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Solar Region Summary 2017 Oct 20 0030 UTC
Prepared by the NOAA © SWPC and processed by SpaceWeatherLive.com

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Region Summary

SRS Number 293 Issued at 0030Z on 20 Oct 2017 This report is compiled from data received at SWO on 19 Oct
I. Regions with Sunspots
Locations Valid at 19/2400Z
NmbrLocation LoArea ZLLNNMag Type
None
IA. H-alpha Plages without Spots
Locations Valid at 19/2400Z Oct
NmbrLocationLo
2684N11W88316
II. Regions Due to Return 20 Oct to 22 Oct
NmbrLatLo
2683N13129
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

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Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 30% 25%
Middle latitude 5% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
B1.4 B3.4
Moon phase
New Moon

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Last X-flare:2017/09/10X8.2
Last M-flare:2017/09/09M1.1
Last geomagnetic storm:2017/10/15Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2017:67
Current stretch spotless days:5

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