Solar region summary

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Solar Region Summary 2017 Mar 27 0030 UTC
Prepared by the NOAA © SWPC and processed by SpaceWeatherLive.com

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Region Summary

SRS Number 86 Issued at 0030Z on 27 Mar 2017 This report is compiled from data received at SWO on 26 Mar
I. Regions with Sunspots
Locations Valid at 26/2400Z
NmbrLocation LoArea ZLLNNMag Type
2644N12E300540050Dao0610Beta
IA. H-alpha Plages without Spots
Locations Valid at 26/2400Z Mar
NmbrLocationLo
2643N08E02082
II. Regions Due to Return 27 Mar to 29 Mar
NmbrLatLo
None
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
G2 - Moderate geomagnetic storm
Observed Kp: 6-
The solar wind speed is currently moderately high (639.4 km/sec.)
The direction of the interplanetary magnetic field is slightly South (-7.34nT).
The maximum X-ray flux of the past two hours is:
C5.18

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Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 20% 30%
Middle latitude 25% 10%
Predicted Kp max 5
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
C1.6
Moon phase
New Moon

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