Solar / Geomagnetic Conditions

The brighter yellow and red areas indicate active areas of the sun likely with sun spots and from which flares are likely to occur.

This is a neat pic

Stereo Ahead is out in space at about a 45 degree angle from the Earth's position in orbit.

The left 40% of the picture at the bottom shows the surface of sun not yet visible from the earth and shows what's 'coming around the corner.' Contact with STEREO Behind was lost in 2014 and it remains dead.