Geomagnetic Storm Kp7

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Geomagnetic Storm Kp7

Post by Carbon60 » Thu Oct 08, 2015 6:19 am

Hi all,

Fast flowing solar wind with a southerly magnetic orientation created beautiful aurora last night and produced a strong response on my magnetometer.
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Some in the UK managed to capture some lovely images, but alas nothing could be seen from my location :cry:

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Re: Geomagnetic Storm Kp7

Post by Derek Klepp » Thu Oct 08, 2015 7:01 am

Thanks Stu

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Re: Geomagnetic Storm Kp7

Post by Montana » Thu Oct 08, 2015 8:58 am

I am not surprised you picked it up :bow :bow :hamster: I got lots of alerts around 8pm, but we had a lot of low cloud around the horizon line above Manchester giving a super orange glow that drowned anything else out. I couldn't convince the hubby to go the hills either ;)

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Re: Geomagnetic Storm Kp7

Post by marktownley » Thu Oct 08, 2015 4:41 pm

Good data! I was looking last night, alas where I am was light pollution galore.

You should use it as an excuse to go up to the Cat and Fiddle Alexandra, I reckon there would be a decent chance from the car park up there, and a rewarding beer may just swing the vote in future ;)
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Re: Geomagnetic Storm Kp7

Post by Montana » Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:32 am

That is a very good idea, I did mention it the other night but I just got a grunt ;) the trouble is he has to be well oiled with wine first before I ask for things :)

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Re: Geomagnetic Storm Kp7

Post by Carbon60 » Fri Oct 09, 2015 6:54 pm

Beer and Aurora.......sounds an ideal combination.

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Re: Geomagnetic Storm Kp7

Post by marktownley » Fri Oct 09, 2015 7:43 pm

nom nom nom!
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