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HomeSolarSolar ConditionsSummary and Forecast Wednesday, Jan 17 2018 20:10 UT
Solar Conditions

Summary and Forecast

Solar Summary

(last updated 16 Jan 2018 23:30 UT)

Activity 16 Jan: Very low Flares: none. Observed 10.7 cm flux/Equivalent Sunspot Number for 16 Jan: 71/6

Solar Forecast

(last updated 16 Jan 2018 23:30 UT)

17 Jan 18 Jan 19 Jan Activity Very low Very low Very low Fadeouts None expected None expected None expected 10.7cm/SSN 71/6 71/6 71/6 COMMENT: Solar activity was very low today (UT day 16 January). There is one sunspot region (2696, S15E14 at 2225UT/16 January) on the solar disk visible from the earth. This is a stable region with beta magnetic configuration. Solar wind speed showed a gradual decrease from 480 to 380 km/s today. The north-south component of IMF, Bz, varied mostly between +/-3 nT today, whereas the total IMF, Bt, mostly varied between 1 and 6 nT during this time. Very low levels of solar activity may be expected for the next three days (17 to 19 January).

Solar Activity levels are explained in the SWS Solar Terrestrial Glossary.

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