Geomagnetic Storm

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Geomagnetic Storm

Post by Carbon60 » Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:01 pm

A geomagnetic storm is underway (at the time of writing, 14th Sept 19:53 UT). Solar wind from a coronal hole has arrived, sparking a G2 solar storm, no doubt producing beautiful aurora around the poles.
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Re: Geomagnetic Storm-Update

Post by Carbon60 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 5:47 am

The geomagnetic storm continued through the night. (Note Kp6 not Kp8 posted in error previously), so no doubt there were excellent aurorae for those lucky enough to be in the right place.....not here though. :(
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Re: Geomagnetic Storm

Post by marktownley » Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:44 am

They keep coming! Good record of these events Stu!
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Re: Geomagnetic Storm

Post by Montana » Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:15 pm

Excellent!!! will there be a storm tonight? I got a Calsky alert earlier :hamster:

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Re: Geomagnetic Storm

Post by Carbon60 » Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:31 pm

Thanks Mark/Alexandra,

Looks like we are in the middle of a minor event right now. :)

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