SUNSPOT MONITORING – OCTOBER 11, 2017

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, October 11, 2017.

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

The Sun remains spotless with no flaring activity recorded over the past 24 hours. Some small to medium-sized pillar and arch-shaped prominences were captured in H-alpha imagery. The latest sunspot number (based on visual count and Wolf number calculation) is 0.

Space weather agencies* forecast very low solar activity to continue with minimum to no solar flare activity. Close monitoring is being conducted by numerous space weather agencies for any significant development.

*Technical reports courtesy of Solar Influence Data Center (SIDC), NOAA-Space Weather Prediction Center (NOAA-SWPC)

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