Sunspot regions

On this page you'll find an overview of all the visible sunspot regions on the Sun together with their properties, images and the chances on solar flares or proton events. This page is updated daily and the sunspot images every hour.

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum

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Region 2579

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
4 40 β CAO N12W21

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
5% 1% 1% 1%

Region 2580

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
2 40 β CSO S18E21

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
5% 1% 1% 1%

Region 2581

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
3 40 β CSO N12E35

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
25% 5% 1% 1%
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

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Auroral activity
Minor Severe
High latitude 15% 10%
Middle latitude 1% 1%
Predicted Kp max 2
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 5%
X-class solar flare 1%

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