Recent minor solar storms

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Recent minor solar storms

Post by Carbon60 » Thu Nov 24, 2016 8:57 pm

A large coronal hole rotating across the face of the Sun has created over recent days some minor geomagnetic storms and beautiful aurora. Below are my magnetometer data tracing out the events as they unfolded and continue to unfold as a G1 storm remains in progress. Look out and look up if you're in an aurora region.
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Re: Recent minor solar storms

Post by Montana » Fri Nov 25, 2016 10:19 am

You just need last nights plot to add in, didn't we have a storm last night? (looking at spaceweather). Pity as I had already gone to bed and it was clearish too :( Great plot Stu :bow

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Re: Recent minor solar storms

Post by highfnum » Fri Nov 25, 2016 6:40 pm

well done as usual

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Re: Recent minor solar storms

Post by highfnum » Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:33 pm

I ran magnetometer nov 22-23 here is Ny view of what happened

here is my results
thank Stu for graph
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Re: Recent minor solar storms

Post by Carbon60 » Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:59 pm

Looking good there, John. All the peaks are there. Maybe a temperature issue around the detector.
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Re: Recent minor solar storms

Post by Carbon60 » Fri Nov 25, 2016 8:03 pm

There's a storm in progress now......
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And for Alexandra, some data from over the last few days including last night.... :)
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Re: Recent minor solar storms

Post by highfnum » Fri Nov 25, 2016 8:11 pm

should i put in Styrofoam box?
I ran in garage (unheated) it gets cold at night around here

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Re: Recent minor solar storms

Post by Carbon60 » Fri Nov 25, 2016 8:15 pm

Hi John,

Please check out the latest tutorial. Unfortunately it takes a bit more than a foam box and requires active temperature control to remain accurate.

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Re: Recent minor solar storms

Post by marktownley » Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:40 am

Good data chaps!
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Re: Recent minor solar storms

Post by Montana » Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:50 pm

:bow :hamster: great update Stu :)
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