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Sunspot numberNew regionsBackground flux
230A6.3

Solar flares

Region Start Maximum End
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Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
Active geomagnetic conditions
Observed Kp: 4
The solar wind speed is currently moderately high (629.1 km/sec.)

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Today's space weather

Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 55%
Middle latitude 25% 5%
Predicted Kp max 5
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Moon phase
New Moon

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Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2017/09/10X8.2
Last M-flare:2017/10/20M1.0
Last geomagnetic storm:2017/12/17Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2017:99
Current stretch spotless days:6

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*since 1994