A moderate solar flare reaching M1.9 was detected around the new sunspot rotating into view in the southeast qudrant. The event started at 11:20, peaked at 11:32 and ended at 11:35 on Saturday, June 9, 2012 UTC.
Solar activity continues at low levels heading into the weekend. Two new sunspots rotated into view off the southeast limb but so far look to be fairly stable. Elsewhere, sunspot growth appears to be taking place within region 1499 in the northern hemisphere. There will be a chance for C-Class flares. (solarham.net)
speed: 446.2 km/sec
density: 1.6 protons/cm3
Updated: June 09, 2012 at 14:17 UTC
X-ray Solar Flares
6-hr max: M1 11:32 UT June 09
24-hr: M1 11:32 UT June 09
Updated: June 09, 2012 at 14:00 UTC
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