Space Weather for December 5, 2022 UTC Time  

HMI Intensity
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Coronal Holes
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AIA 131 (Latest)

SUVI 304 (Latest)
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Solar Indices  (Dec. 5 @ 21:05 UTC)
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3 Day Geomagnetic Forecast
Dec. 6
Dec. 7
Dec. 8
2 (G0)
4 (G0)
5 (G1)

Max Kp

M-Lat   01%
H-Lat   20%
M-Lat   10%
H-Lat   40%
M-Lat   25%
H-Lat   65%


Geomagnetic Field and Aurora
Past 24 Hours:  Active

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STEREO-Ahead (Farside)

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Global D-LAYER Absorption
Current Solar Flare Threat
C-Flare: 90%
M-Flare: 40%
X-Flare: 10%
Proton: 05%

Flare Events (M2+) Past 48 Hours   |   Event Report   |   Top Solar Flares
No Noteworthy Events Detected.

Visible Sunspot Regions  |   Sunspot Summary   |   SRS (txt)
3153 3155 3156 3157 3158

Latest Space Weather News
Space Weather Update
December 4, 2022 @ 23:10 UTC
Good evening. Solar activity during the past 24 hours was at low levels with a number of minor C-Flares detected. Most of this activity was centered around AR 3155 and 3156. With the observed spot development, the solar flux index on Sunday climbed to 144. AR 3155, 3157 and 3158 showed the most development today and will be monitored. Big AR 3153 continues to quietly rotate into a better Earth facing position, but is for the most part stable. There is currently estimated 20% chance for an isolated moderate M-Flare. The image below is courtesy of SDO/HMI.

More Storming Next Week Possible
December 2, 2022 @ 13:40 UTC
The high speed solar wind stream and periods of minor (G1) geomagnetic storming the past several days was all thanks to coronal hole #51, now turning away from Earth. The solar wind is still moving past Earth around 600 km/s, but is expected to gradually weaken over the next few days. The good news is that another coronal hole (53) that is similar in location and size will begin to face Earth early next week. This means another high speed stream and possible storming could be right around the corner. More updates in the days ahead.

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