Coronal mass ejection arrival

The anticipated coronal mass ejection from a C7.4 solar flare that took place three days ago arrived at the Sun-Earth L1 point around 01:30 UTC this night. This is very close to the predicted impact…

C4.0 solar flare

Our Sun surprised us today! After a period of higher solar activity we are currently in a period with fewer sunspots and strong solar flares seemed very unlikely today. However, our Sun woke up this…

C7.4 solar flare

Solar activity has been fairly boring during the past few days but a surprise solar flare woke us up. A long duration C7.41 solar flare peaked today at 16:32 UTC. Sunspot region 2790 is to…

Earth-directed coronal mass ejection

What a surprise event we got yesterday!┬áSunspot region 2790 which decayed over the past few days and seemingly only has a simple magnetic layout, delivered with a long duration C7.4 solar flare. As mentioned in…

Solar Flux and Fast Wind Boost for the…

This Space Weather News forecast sponsored in part by Millersville University: https://www.millersville.edu/swen This week our Sun gives us some night gifts for the holidays. First we have an extended pocket of fast solar wind that…

M4.44 solar flare

Solar activity reached moderate levels today as an M4.44 solar flare (R1-minor) peaked at 13:11 UTC. The solar flare took place at S23E98 as seen from Earth which means the event originated 8 degrees behind…

C1 solar flare and CME, glancing blow possible

A C1.2 solar flare took place today at 07:21 UTC and came from a sunspot region on the Sun's northern hemisphere. Sunspot region 2787 was to blame. While the solar flare wasn't that strong, it…

Long duration C2.6 solar flare

Sunspot region 2782 which is located near the south-east limb produced a long duration C2.6 solar flare which peaked today at 19:11 UTC. READ MORE...