Significant G4 solar storm 23rd July

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Significant G4 solar storm 23rd July

Post by Carbon60 » Tue Jun 23, 2015 6:20 am

A significant solar storm is in progress as a result of a series of CMEs which struck yesterday.

At its maximum, the storm reached G4, just one below the maximum G5 on the NOAA scale. This resulted in significant Aurora at Kp8 magnitude in high and mid-latitudes.

Magnetometer response below. Reverberations continue and may do so for several hours to come.
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Re: Significant G4 solar storm 23rd July

Post by marktownley » Tue Jun 23, 2015 6:26 am

That's a big one. Good record!
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Re: Significant G4 solar storm 23rd July

Post by Derek Klepp » Tue Jun 23, 2015 7:36 am

Thanks Stu

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Re: Significant G4 solar storm 23rd July

Post by Montana » Tue Jun 23, 2015 9:26 am

I would have hoped you picked that one up :hamster: :hamster: :hamster:

I got several e-mail red alerts from Lancaster but it was thick cloud :(
absolutely no alerts from Calsky though, so I guess I haven't set that up right then? and I won't be getting e-mail alerts for ISS transits either like I thought.

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Re: Significant G4 solar storm 23rd July

Post by Carbon60 » Tue Jun 23, 2015 6:27 pm

Thanks Mark, Derek, Alexandra.

It would be worth getting the alerts working if you can, Alexandra. Good luck with that.

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Re: Significant G4 solar storm 23rd July

Post by swisswalter » Wed Jun 24, 2015 3:18 am

Hi Stuart

a very fine report, it is always a pleasure to see your plots
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