Kp-index

Probability forecast
Today Active Minor Severe
High latitude 10% 25% 55%
Middle latitude 35% 25% 10%
Kp-index forecast
Predicted maximum
Today Kp5
Tomorrow Kp3
The day after tomorrow Kp2

Auroral oval

Aurora map
Hemispheric Power
Northern hemisphere 17 GW
Southern hemisphere 16 GW

Real Time Solar Wind

With the current speed, it will take the solar wind 43 minutes to propagate from DSCOVR to Earth.

Solar wind

Speed: 578.1 km/sec
Density: 6.6 p/cm3

Interplanetary Magnetic Field

Bt: 5.43 nT
Bz: 0.63 nT (North)

Disturbance Storm Time index

Moon phase


Waxing Crescent

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number14
New regions0
10.7cm Solar Radio Flux73 2
Sunspot regions
RegionNumber of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
27064CAO
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
None
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
2704N12W60
2705N17W68

Solar flares

SDO AIA 131
Solar activity past two hours
Current value
A6.23
2h max
A9.58
24h max
B5.38
Events on the Sun today
Region Start Maximum End
- B1.1 06:01 06:08 06:19
- B2.0 10:45 10:51 10:58
Today’s solar flare forecast
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The solar wind speed is currently moderately high (578.1 km/sec.)

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Last X-flare:2017/09/10X8.2
Last M-flare:2017/10/20M1.0
Last geomagnetic storm:2018/04/20Kp6 (G2)
Number of spotless days in 2018:65
Last spotless day:2018/04/18

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