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HomeSolarSolar ConditionsSummary and Forecast Sunday, Apr 30 2017 10:55 UT
Solar Conditions

Summary and Forecast

Solar Summary

(last updated 29 Apr 2017 23:30 UT)

Activity 29 Apr: Very low Flares: none. Observed 10.7 cm flux/Equivalent Sunspot Number for 29 Apr: 77/16

Solar Forecast

(last updated 29 Apr 2017 23:30 UT)

30 Apr 01 May 02 May Activity Very low to low Very low to low Very low to low Fadeouts None expected None expected None expected 10.7cm/SSN 77/16 75/13 75/13 COMMENT: Solar activity was very low for the UT day, 29 April, with no notable flares. Very low level of solar activity is expected for the next 3 UT days (30 April - 2 May) with a chance for C-class flares. No earthward directed CMEs were observed in the available satellite imagery on UT day 29 April. The solar wind speed were near the nominal level of 400 km/s throughout the UT day. The IMF Bt fluctuated between 5 nT and 8 nT during the UT day. The Bz component varied between -7 nT and +4 nT. Bz had been mainly southwards for the last 7 hours of the UT day. The two day outlook (30 April - 1 May) is for the solar winds to remain near the nominal levels.

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

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