G3 Weekend Solar Storm 15th-17th Aug

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G3 Weekend Solar Storm 15th-17th Aug

Post by Carbon60 » Tue Aug 18, 2015 8:08 pm

Hi all,

A CME impacted Earth's magnetosphere on August 15th at approximately 08:00 UT creating a G3 geomagnetic storm, which persisted over the weekend as Earth travelled through its wake producing beautiful aurora.

The geomagnetic disturbances were detected on my magnetometer, as shown below.
20150817-G3 solar storm.jpg
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Thanks for looking.

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Re: G3 Weekend Solar Storm 15th-17th Aug

Post by marktownley » Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:30 pm

A good record of the event Stu!
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Re: G3 Weekend Solar Storm 15th-17th Aug

Post by Derek Klepp » Wed Aug 19, 2015 10:53 am

Thanks Stu Aurora seen in the South of Oz.

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Re: G3 Weekend Solar Storm 15th-17th Aug

Post by Montana » Wed Aug 19, 2015 11:05 am

Fantastic!! I got all the alerts but the major storms seemed to be throughout the day time (good in Australia I suppose). I couldn't see anything Saturday night even though it was clear.

Alexandra

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