Moderate M1.0 solar flare erupted from Region 1875


Beta-Gamma-Delta classified Active Region 1875 delivered short duration M1.0 solar flare on October 22, 2013 at 00:22 UTC. The event started at 00:14 and ended at 00:28 UTC. 

This region is now almost at the center of the disk, the perfect place to send CME's toward Earth. AR 1875 has potential to create major eruptions on the Sun.

There are currently 8 numbered sunspot regions on the disk.

1872 – Alpha
1873 – Beta
1874 – Beta
1875  – Beta-Gamma-Delta
1877 – Beta
1878 – Beta
1879 – Beta
1880 – Beta

NOAA SWPC forecasters estimate 30% chance for M-class, and 5% chance for X-class solar flare in next 2 days.

Featured image: NASA SDO


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