2017 Annual Geomagnetic Data

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2017 Annual Geomagnetic Data

Post by Carbon60 » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:40 pm

Hi all,

I've pulled together all 193,000 data points collected over the year showing that even with a declining solar cycle there are still plenty of opportunities to view the aurora, primarily due to fast flowing solar wind arising from large coronal holes.
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We'll see how 2018 pans out.

Thanks for looking.

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Re: 2017 Annual Geomagnetic Data

Post by Montana » Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:31 am

That looks a busy year but I would say that December looks a lot quieter than last January or February :( but then again it was quiet in June July too, so is that a decline in between the equinox activity?

Alexandra

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Re: 2017 Annual Geomagnetic Data

Post by Carbon60 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:25 pm

Hi Alexandra,

Some further analysis confirms what you were thinking. A dip between equinoxes. It will be interesting to see if this repeats annually.
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Re: 2017 Annual Geomagnetic Data

Post by marktownley » Thu Jan 11, 2018 6:12 am

Interesting data there Stu, thanks.
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Re: 2017 Annual Geomagnetic Data

Post by Carbon60 » Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:50 am

Thanks, Mark.

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Re: 2017 Annual Geomagnetic Data

Post by p_zetner » Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:44 pm

Beautiful work, Stu!

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