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 2656

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
1 20 HAX N11W19

Flare probabilities

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

Region 2658

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
1 10 HRX S07W18

Flare probabilities

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

Region 2659 New

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
3 40 DAO N14E13

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
10% 1% 1% 1%
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The solar wind speed is currently moderately high (565.4 km/sec.)

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Today's space weather

Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 20% 20%
Middle latitude 5% 1%
Predicted Kp max 3
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Moon phase
Waning Crescent

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Last X-flare:2015/05/05X2.7
Last M-flare:2017/04/03M5.8
Last geomagnetic storm:2017/04/23Kp6 (G2)
Number of spotless days in 2017:37
Last spotless day:2017/05/15

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