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 2626

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
2 1 30 α HSX N08W75

Flare probabilities

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

Region 2627

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
13 2 70 -40 β DAI N06W24

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
15% 1% 1% 1%

Region 2628

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
8 220 10 β DSO N12W05

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
40% 5% 1% 1%
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

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Today's space weather

Auroral activity
Minor Severe
High latitude 20% 10%
Middle latitude 1% 1%
Predicted Kp max 2
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 5%
X-class solar flare 1%
B1.9 B5.2 B2.6

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Last X-flare:2015/05/05X2.7
Last M-flare:2016/11/29M1.2
Last geomagnetic storm:2016/12/26Kp5 (G1)
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