Magnetometer data experiments

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Magnetometer data experiments

Post by carlosjackal » Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:28 pm

Hi all after Stu kindly shared his spreadsheet templates i have been playing in Excel 2016. I wanted to see if i could manipulate the data to show a level bar graph to act as a sort of indicator with colour changes at certain levels.

The bar chart now takes the incoming data every half hour and subtracts the max and min levels in that period. It won't be exactly the same as other magnetometers a there is no North South data but not bad. This is work in progress and needs refined. As there was quite a bit of activity last night i thought i would share. Data from 10:02 21/04/17 until this morning.
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Still more to play with,
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Re: Magnetometer data experiments

Post by Montana » Sun Apr 23, 2017 6:06 am

Wow! that's an excellent plot :bow

Here is the plot from Lancaster and it looks very similar, not sure if it is the same data analysis but it show 2 peaks but it does included lasts nights hit as well. I'm not sure which hours yours corresponds with (no hrs on X axis).
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Re: Magnetometer data experiments

Post by carlosjackal » Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:38 am

Thanks Alexandra here is a plot for the same period you posted. I think the lack of N S data to add makes a difference. It does pick up the larger changes however. Bit more playing and tweaking required. Working in Excel is a steep learning curve. ;)
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Post by Carbon60 » Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:12 pm

Nice work Carl.

Looks like it's working well.

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Re: Magnetometer data experiments

Post by carlosjackal » Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:46 pm

Cheers Stu as usual work in progress.

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Post by marktownley » Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:31 pm

Very interesting, thanks!
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Re: Magnetometer data experiments

Post by Montana » Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:33 pm

Very nice addition! looks like it is working well :)

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