Sunspot regions Help

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

Regions due to return
Region Lat.
None
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
2704N12W88
2707S10E15
2706

Region 2706

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
10 -3 130 20 DAO N03E20
HMIIF HMIBC

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

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Last X-flare:2017/09/10X8.2
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