Solar flares

The plot on this page shows us the most recent 24-hour solar X-ray data from the primary GOES satellite. You can zoom in on this plot by selecting a time period that you wish to view and even export the graph as a JPG, PDF, SVG or PNG file. Beneath that we have a collection of live imagery which can be used to pinpoint the location of a solar flare and see if there was a coronal mass ejection. Last but not least we have a list detailing all solar flares that took place today. All times listed are in UTC.

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Today's Sun
C-class solar flare 99%
M-class solar flare 70%
X-class solar flare 30%
Events on the Sun past 24 hours
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Solar flares

Coronal mass ejections

SDO/AIA 131 Ångström

SDO

SOHO LASCO C2

SOHO

GOES-16 SUVI 131

GOES

STEREO Ahead COR2

STEREO

Radio Blackout

Radio Blackout

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