April Magnetometry so far....

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April Magnetometry so far....

Post by grimble_cornet » Tue Apr 12, 2016 12:33 pm

Quite an interesting month so far with a couple of fairly minor events:
An elevated solar wind speed on the 3rd-4th April resulted in some increased auroral activity as did a minor (G1) geomagnetic storm on the 7th-8th.

The visually dramatic AR2529 has been pretty quiet so far with just a few C1 flares (see below) and little significant activity is predicted in the near future :cry:
Tal60 Quark Grasshopper 2016 1004 1031 ut.jpg



Here is what my magnetometer has picked up:
Magnetometer April 2016.jpg



And a fairly poor animation of one of the C1 flares in AR2529 from 10th April:

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Re: April Magnetometry so far....

Post by marktownley » Tue Apr 12, 2016 3:12 pm

Good record! It's a big dinosaur of a spot!

What time did you do the flare animation? I have one in CaK that looks mighty similar...
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Post by grimble_cornet » Tue Apr 12, 2016 4:56 pm

Cheers Mark - I'm sure Stu will have a better record but I was happy to see the trace bouncing around quite dramatically over the last few days.

Just checked my captures for the time-lapse sequence so ~ from 10.44 to 10.54 ut - or 11.44 to 11.54 am local time if you prefer.
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Re: April Magnetometry so far....

Post by marktownley » Tue Apr 12, 2016 6:10 pm

Woohoo! Same time exactly! Must have been the West Midlands Sunday morning gap ;)

Hopefully I should finish processing from this weekend later tonight and will get them up...
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Post by grimble_cornet » Tue Apr 12, 2016 6:35 pm

It will be fascinating to see the same flare in CaK
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Re: April Magnetometry so far....

Post by Montana » Wed Apr 13, 2016 7:06 am

Nice work Mike :bow :bow :hamster: did you catch the storm last night?

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Post by highfnum » Wed Apr 13, 2016 11:58 pm

good work :bow2

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Post by Carbon60 » Thu Apr 14, 2016 5:51 am

Very nice summary, Mike, combining magnetometry and imaging.

Rushing out to work just now, but I'll also check my data tonight.

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Re: April Magnetometry so far....

Post by marktownley » Thu Apr 14, 2016 7:54 pm

Here's the CaK equivalent of this event from exactly the same time :)

Imagear12529-cak-flare-800 by Mark Townley, on Flickr
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Post by highfnum » Thu Apr 14, 2016 8:42 pm

wow what a shot !

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Re: April Magnetometry so far....

Post by grimble_cornet » Thu Apr 14, 2016 9:52 pm

That's a fabulous CaK animation mate; really nice resolution as well as a great catch.

Must be pretty rare to have Ha and CaK animations taken at the same time and within a few miles of each other :seesaw
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