Kp5 Solar Storm from Coronal Holes- Magnetometer response

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Kp5 Solar Storm from Coronal Holes- Magnetometer response

Post by Carbon60 » Tue Feb 24, 2015 7:01 pm

Hi all,

From an otherwise almost blank sun (Earth-side) fast flowing solar wind from open coronal magnetic field lines (coronal holes) sparked a Kp5 solar storm here on Earth and bright aurora.

The storm provoked a respectable magnetometer response. :D
Kp5 Coronal hole 20150224.jpg
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Post by grimble_cornet » Tue Feb 24, 2015 7:23 pm

Thanks Stuart - I saw the same very impressive response from my instrument and was just about to look up what might have caused it when I saw your post :bow2

I think this is the first time we have had the opportunity to compare the 'clone' with the 'prototype' for a significant event so.......... here is what I have:
22-24th February 2015.jpg
Not a bad agreement :P :o :P
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Post by marktownley » Tue Feb 24, 2015 7:37 pm

You chaps caught this event well!
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Post by swisswalter » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:34 am

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Post by Derek Klepp » Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:17 am

Well done

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Post by Montana » Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:10 am

:hamster: :hamster: :hamster: what a great result and almost perfect match :hamster: :hamster: :hamster:

Pity it were raining ;)

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Post by Carbon60 » Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:42 pm

Nice to see such good agreement :cool:

Thanks for your comments guys.

Stu.
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Post by grimble_cornet » Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:51 pm

Thanks for all your guidance and support during the development of 'the clone' Stuart - just goes to prove that distance learning works :lol: :P :lol:
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Post by Carbon60 » Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:57 pm

Absolute pleasure, Mike. Glad it all came together. It's quite a lot of work, but perseverance pays!

Stu.
Lunt LS60THa B1200 PTFT
150mm H-alpha Solar telescope with Lunt35 mod
DMK41, Basler acA1920-155
NEQ6 Pro-mount
Fluxgate Magnetometers (1s and 150s Cadence)
More images at http://www.flickr.com/photos/solarcarbon60/

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