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 2637

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
1 -1 10 -10 α AXX S04E43

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
5% 1% 1% 1%

Region 2638 New

Number of
sunspots
Size Class Magn. Class Spot Location
4 80 β DAO N18E54

Flare probabilities

C M X Proton
20% 5% 1% 1%
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 30% 30%
Middle latitude 5% 1%
Predicted Kp max 2
Solar activity
M-class solar flare 5%
X-class solar flare 1%

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Last X-flare:2015/05/05X2.7
Last M-flare:2016/11/29M1.2
Last geomagnetic storm:2017/02/01Kp5 (G1)
Number of spotless days in 2017:11
Last spotless day:2017/02/08

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