Solar region summary

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Solar Region Summary 2017 Apr 26 0030 UTC
Prepared by the NOAA © SWPC and processed by SpaceWeatherLive.com

Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Region Summary

SRS Number 116 Issued at 0030Z on 26 Apr 2017 This report is compiled from data received at SWO on 25 Apr
I. Regions with Sunspots
Locations Valid at 25/2400Z
NmbrLocation LoArea ZLLNNMag Type
2651N11W230710080Hsx0503Alpha
2652N13W130610010Axx0001Alpha
2653S11E210270060Hax0202Alpha
IA. H-alpha Plages without Spots
Locations Valid at 25/2400Z Apr
NmbrLocationLo
None
II. Regions Due to Return 26 Apr to 28 Apr
NmbrLatLo
None
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The solar wind speed is currently moderately high (586.3 km/sec.)

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Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 60%
Middle latitude 25% 1%
Predicted Kp max 5
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%
Moon phase
New Moon

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Last X-flare:2015/05/05X2.7
Last M-flare:2017/04/03M5.8
Last geomagnetic storm:2017/04/23Kp6 (G2)
Number of spotless days in 2017:30
Current stretch spotless days:2

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