SUNSPOT MONITORING – JULY 19, 2017

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JULY 19, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 19, 2017.

The sky was mostly clear and experienced less air turbulence, making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken.

After the rotation of the previous AR2665 and AR2666 behind the western limb; out of our view, the Sun is currently spotless with no active regions visible. The latest sunspot number (based on visual count and Wolf number calculation) is 0. Not much activity is going on with the Sun at this moment with only little filaments and plages situated near the eastern limb.

Space weather agencies forecast a persistent calm Sun with minimal chance of any serious solar activity. Close monitoring is being conducted by numerous space weather agencies for any significant development.

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