Moderate G2 geomagnetic storm

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Moderate G2 geomagnetic storm

Post by grimble_cornet » Mon Jun 08, 2015 2:14 pm

To quote from Solarham.com:

A brief period of Moderate (G2) geomagnetic storming was observed at high latitudes early Monday morning. A high speed solar wind stream above 650 km/s flowing from a geoeffective coronal hole was responsible for the increase. Sky watchers at high latitudes should remain alert for visual aurora displays if local light and weather conditions allow as minor storming will remain possible during the next 24 hours.

Here is my magnetometer's record of the event (top trace) plus that from the Chambon la Foret station for comparison:
Weak geomanetic storm 8th June 2015.jpg
I'm sure that Stuart will have a more detailed presentation/explanation but I still continue to get pleasure from this project :P
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Re: Moderate G2 geomagnetic storm

Post by marktownley » Mon Jun 08, 2015 7:38 pm

A good capture of the event Mike!
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Re: Moderate G2 geomagnetic storm

Post by swisswalter » Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:16 am

Hi Mike

a perfect record of the event
Only stardust in the wind, some fine and some less fine scopes, filters and adapters as well. Switzerland 47 N, 9 E, in the heart of EUROPE :)

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Re: Moderate G2 geomagnetic storm

Post by Montana » Tue Jun 09, 2015 11:32 am

Very nice data Mike :bow :bow :bow

I received an amber alert yesterday but it was a bit pointless as it was raining ;)

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Re: Moderate G2 geomagnetic storm

Post by Carbon60 » Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:19 pm

Glad it's still working well, Mike. I saw the same thing, but just haven't had the chance to pull the data together.

Stu.
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