Region 12542

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
2016/05/05 2 250 β CKO N09E70
2016/05/06 3 120 β CSO N10E56
2016/05/07 3 150 β CSO N10E42
2016/05/08 4 170 α HAX N11E28
2016/05/09 8 100 β CAO N12E16
2016/05/10 16 150 β - γ DAI N12E03
2016/05/11 15 130 β - γ CAO N12W11
2016/05/12 12 130 β CAI N11W23
2016/05/13 11 160 β - γ DAI N10W36
2016/05/14 16 160 β DAC N10W50
2016/05/15 12 140 β DAC N10W64
2016/05/16 4 110 β CAI N11W77
2016/05/17 1 30 α HSX N11W90
2016/05/18 1 30 α HSX N11W0*

The top 10 solar flares from sunspot region 12542

Start Maximum End
1C3.22016/05/1515:1916:0317:33
2C1.72016/05/0422:4322:4822:51
3C1.22016/05/1704:0004:0804:10
4B8.22016/05/1114:1414:2214:27
5B7.62016/05/1407:4407:5207:58
6B7.02016/05/1707:5007:5407:57
7B6.82016/05/0917:3917:4818:00
8B5.72016/05/1110:5610:5911:01
9B4.72016/05/1216:0616:1016:14
10B4.22016/05/1111:1911:2211:24
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.)

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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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