Real-time solar activity

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number: 53 - New regions: 0
Region Number of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
2626 2 α HSX
2627 13 β DAI
2628 8 β DSO
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
None
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
2625N01W77

Solar flares

Current value
B1.23
Highest value (2h max)
B1.59

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
2629 B1.9 16:03 16:08 16:11
2629 B5.2 17:47 17:55 18:01
2629 B2.6 18:39 18:45 18:56
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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 20% 10%
Middle latitude 1% 1%
Predicted Kp max 2
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 5%
X-class solar flare 1%
B1.9 B5.2 B2.6

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Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2015/05/05X2.7
Last M-flare:2016/11/29M1.2
Last geomagnetic storm:2016/12/26Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2017:10
Last spotless day:2017/01/11

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*since 1994