Sunspot regions

On this page you'll find an overview of all the visible sunspot regions on the Sun together with their properties, images and the chances on solar flares or proton events. This page is updated daily and the sunspot images every hour.

Solar Dynamics Observatory HMI Continuum

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Region 2659

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
10 -1 220 40 DAO N13W71

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
40% 5% 1% 1%
Current data suggest that it is not possible to see aurora now at middle latitudes
The strength of the interplanetary magnetic field is moderate (10.3nT), the direction is North (5.97nT).

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Today's space weather

Auroral activity Minor Severe
High latitude 20% 15%
Middle latitude 5% 1%
Predicted Kp max 4
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 5%
X-class solar flare 1%
Moon phase
Waxing Crescent

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Last X-flare:2015/05/05X2.7
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