Real-time solar activity

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number: 13 - New regions: 0
Region Number of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
2570 3 β BXO
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
None
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
None

Solar flares

Current value
A5.43
Highest value (2h max)
A6.19

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
- B5.3 09:20 09:34 09:41
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Far side

Far side
STEREO Far side
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

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Today's space weather

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%
B5.3

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Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2015/05/05X2.7
Last M-flare:2016/07/24M1.9
Last geomagnetic storm:2016/07/24Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 201619
Last spotless day:2016/07/27

This day in history*

Solar flares
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ApG
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3201116G1
4201214
5201512
*since 1994