Real-time solar activity

Sunspot regions

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum
Sunspot number: 24 - New regions: 0
Region Number of
sunspots
Class
Magn.
Class
Spot
2625 1 α HSX
2626 3 α HAX
Regions due to return
Region Lat.
2624S08
H-alpha plages without spots
Region Location
None

Solar flares

Current value
A7.65
Highest value (2h max)
A8.84

Events on the Sun today

Below you'll find an overview of the solar flares that occurred on the Sun today, arranged in order of time of occurrence. If there weren't any noteworthy events on the Sun, nothing will be displayed. For more data about the past days, months or years please look in our archive.
More events in the archive

Far side

Far side
STEREO Far side
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes

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Today's space weather

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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Space weather facts

Last X-flare:2015/05/05X2.7
Last M-flare:2016/11/29M1.2
Last geomagnetic storm:2016/12/26Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2017:10
Last spotless day:2017/01/11

This day in history*

Solar flares
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ApG
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3199427G1
4200725G1
5200418
*since 1994