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

No sunspot regions on the visible disc today

Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The solar wind speed is currently moderately high (609.4 km/sec.)

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Today's space weather

Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 40%
Middle latitude 10% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
B1.5
Moon phase
New Moon

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Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2015/05/05X2.7
Last M-flare:2017/07/14M2.4
Last geomagnetic storm:2017/07/22Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2017:49
Current stretch spotless days:6

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