A magnetometer is born

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A magnetometer is born

Post by highfnum » Sun Oct 16, 2016 8:04 pm

With a few fits and starts with software and with a lot of help form carbon60
I have built a magnetometer using his design
on sept 28 - 29 I packed up my first CME ( :hamster:)
here is graph
data is inverted (mirror image) but I got it
and much thanks to Carbon60
Johns Magnetometer 29th September 2016.jpg
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Re: A magnetometer is born

Post by p_zetner » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:16 pm

Congratulations. Well done!

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Post by marktownley » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:58 pm

That's excellent John!
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Post by Carbon60 » Mon Oct 17, 2016 5:31 am

It certainly captured all the details, John.

It would be great if we could have a global network of these...... Anyone?

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Re: A magnetometer is born

Post by Montana » Mon Oct 17, 2016 2:20 pm

Fantastic :hamster: :hamster: :hamster:

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Post by highfnum » Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:27 pm

thx all
stu I got a bit of learning to do with software next year in retirement

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Re: A magnetometer is born

Post by grimble_cornet » Tue Oct 18, 2016 12:37 am

Welcome to the SolarChat Magnetometer Network.
As Stu said........ we need a few more to cover the globe :lol:
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Re: A magnetometer is born

Post by highfnum » Tue Oct 18, 2016 8:14 pm

would having data from spread out points tell you anything ?

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Post by grimble_cornet » Tue Oct 18, 2016 11:12 pm

Just seems like a nice idea......... although it is interesting to compare results from different commercial stations and see magnetic changes happening at different times and to different degrees of intensity.
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Re: A magnetometer is born

Post by Carbon60 » Wed Oct 19, 2016 5:40 am

As Mike says, magnetometers show different recordings for the same event depending on their location. It would be really interesting to be able to take data in a common format from our stations around the globe and create a visual map of local magnetic activity during geomagnetic storms. Although professional networks show their charts, it seems really difficult to get hold of the original data to do something like this for ourselves. Now if we had a network of our own.......

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Re: A magnetometer is born

Post by DSobserver » Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:27 pm

really nice!

you've got it!

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