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A definition of ‘space weather’: ‘conditions on the sun and in the solar wind, magnetosphere, ionosphere and thermosphere that can influence the performance and reliability of space-borne and ground-based technological systems and can endanger human life or health’.

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Solar activity - current levels

Solar X-rays:

Solar X-rays 

Geomagnetic field:

Geomagnetic field 


Key (solar X-rays)

Normal

Normal: solar x-ray flux is quiet (< 1.00e-6 W/m^2).

Active

Active: solar x-ray flux is active (>= 1.00e-6 W/m^2).

M class flare

M class flare: an M class flare has occurred (x-ray flux >=  1.00e-5 W/m^2).

X class flare

X class flare: an X class flare has occurred (x-ray flux >=  1.00e-4 W/m^2).

Mega flare

Mega flare: an unprecedented X-ray event has occurred (X-ray flux  >= 1.00e-3 W/m^2).

Key (geomagnetic field)

Quiet

Quiet: the geomagnetic field is quiet (Kp < 4).

Unsettled

Active: the geomagnetic field has been unsettled (Kp=4).

Storm

Storm: a geomagnetic storm has occurred (Kp>4).

SOHO 17.1nm

SOHO 17.1nm 

SOHO 19.5nm

 

SOHO 28.4nm

 

SOHO 30.4nm

 

Sunspot activity

Sunspot activity image  

Active regions

Active regions  

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