The aurora and solar activity archive

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May 2017

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B9.9
Kp2+

2

B1.3
Kp2

3

Kp1+

4

Kp3+

5

B4.7
Kp3-

6

B3.5
Kp2-

7

Kp3

8

Kp2

9

Kp2

10

Kp3-

11

Kp3-

12

Kp3

13

Kp1+

14

Kp3

15

Kp4-

16

B2.2

17

18

B1.1

19

20

21

B1.4

22

B1.5

23

B4.4

24

B3.8

25

B5.0

26

B2.9

27

B9.2

28

C3.3

29

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Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The strength of the interplanetary magnetic field is moderate (10.3nT), the direction is North (5.97nT).

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Today's space weather

Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 20% 15%
Middle latitude 5% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 5%
X-class solar flare 1%
Moon phase
Waxing Crescent

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