Current Solar Data

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Current Solar Images

Current Geomagnetic Storm Level

Geomagnetic Storm Scale (click for more info)

Kp Index Geomagnetic Storm Level
Kp=5 G 1 (minor storm)
Kp=6 G 2 (moderate storm)
Kp=7 G 3 (strong storm)
Kp=8 G 4 (severe storm)
Kp=9 G 5 (extreme storm)

Note that since the Aurora is located in the high levels of the atmosphere, it can be seen somewhat farther south than the plot indicates. A G 5 magnetic storm (Kp=9) can produce auroras that are seen as far south as Texas and Florida.

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