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

2597

Region 2597

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
11 -2 110 40 β DAO S14W64

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
25% 1% 1% 1%
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
G2 - Moderate geomagnetic storm
Observed Kp: 6+
The solar wind speed is currently moderately high (675.8 km/sec.)

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Today's space weather

Auroral activity
Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 35%
Middle latitude 20% 10%
Predicted Kp max 6
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%

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Last X-flare:2015/05/05X2.7
Last M-flare:2016/08/07M1.3
Last geomagnetic storm:2016/09/27Kp6 (G2)
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