Solar region summary

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Solar Region Summary 2017 Jan 17 0030 UTC
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Joint USAF/NOAA Solar Region Summary

SRS Number 17 Issued at 0030Z on 17 Jan 2017 This report is compiled from data received at SWO on 16 Jan
I. Regions with Sunspots
Locations Valid at 16/2400Z
NmbrLocation LoArea ZLLNNMag Type
2625N01E182540060Hsx0101Alpha
2626N08E292430120Hax0303Alpha
IA. H-alpha Plages without Spots
Locations Valid at 16/2400Z Jan
NmbrLocationLo
None
II. Regions Due to Return 17 Jan to 19 Jan
NmbrLatLo
2624S08161
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

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Auroral activity
Minor Severe
High latitude 25% 20%
Middle latitude 5% 1%
Predicted Kp max 3
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 1%
X-class solar flare 1%

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