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 2696

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
2 -1 20 -10 BXO S13W10

Flare probabilities

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

Solar flares from today

B4.0 B1.2
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

Latest news

Today's space weather

Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 15% 10%
Middle latitude 1% 1%
Predicted Kp max 2
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
B9.7 B4.0 B1.2
Moon phase
Waxing Crescent

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Last X-flare:2017/09/10X8.2
Last M-flare:2017/10/20M1.0
Last geomagnetic storm:2018/01/14Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2018:6
Last spotless day:2018/01/14

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