Geomagnetic Activity 19th March

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Geomagnetic Activity 19th March

Post by Carbon60 » Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:07 pm

Hi everyone,

You might be interested to know that the solar wind, blowing from a coronal hole in the Sun's atmosphere, arrived in the early hours of March 19th, as detected on my magnetometer here in the UK. This was preceded almost 6 hours earlier by gentler geomagnetic unrest and almost 24 hours earlier with further unrest after the solar wind impacted Earth's magnetic field making it ring like a bell. This can be seen as oscillations in the magnetometer record as indicated.
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Re: Geomagnetic Activity 19th March

Post by marktownley » Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:40 pm

A good record of the impact Stu.


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Re: Geomagnetic Activity 19th March

Post by Montana » Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:36 pm

Great news Stuart :hamster: :bow it was a bit windy on Earth today too, freezing!

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Re: Geomagnetic Activity 19th March

Post by Carbon60 » Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:19 pm

Thanks Mark and Alexandra.

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Re: Geomagnetic Activity 19th March

Post by highfnum » Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:01 pm

still some activity
hope all is well



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Re: Geomagnetic Activity 19th March

Post by Carbon60 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:58 am

Thanks, John.

Same to you too.

Stay safe.

Stu.


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