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Sunspot region 2628

Our Sun is showing signs of life this morning as it produced two strong C-class solar flares.

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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-

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Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 35%
Middle latitude 15% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 15%
X-class solar flare 1%
Moon phase
Waxing Crescent

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