Real-time solar activity

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number: 49 - New regions: 2
Region Number of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
2644 12 β DSI
2645 8 β - γ DAI
2646 1 α AXX
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
None
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
2643N08W26

Solar flares

Events on the Sun today

Below you'll find an overview of the solar flares that occurred on the Sun today, arranged in order of time of occurrence. If there weren't any noteworthy events on the Sun, nothing will be displayed. For more data about the past days, months or years please look in our archive.
Region Start Maximum End
None
More events in the archive

Far side

Far side
STEREO Far side
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
Active geomagnetic conditions expected
The solar wind speed is currently high (711.8 km/sec.)

Latest news

Today's space weather

Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 20% 25%
Middle latitude 30% 15%
Predicted Kp max 6
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 15%
X-class solar flare 1%
Moon phase
Waxing Crescent

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Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2015/05/05X2.7
Last M-flare:2016/11/29M1.2
Last geomagnetic storm:2017/03/27Kp6 (G2)
Number of spotless days in 2017:27
Current stretch spotless days:2

This day in history*

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*since 1994