G5 vs recent G2 Geomagnetic Storms

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G5 vs recent G2 Geomagnetic Storms

Post by Carbon60 »

The G5 storm really was spectacular visually, but also 'magnetically'. Here's my geomagnetic record of the event in Hi-res as compared with a moderate G2 geomagnetic storm of yesterday.
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As you can see, the G5 was magnificent. Let's hope for another display in the coming days/weeks :)


H-alpha, WL and Ca II K imaging kit for various image scales.
Fluxgate Magnetometers (1s and 150s Cadence).
Radio meteor detector.
More images at http://www.flickr.com/photos/solarcarbon60/
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Re: G5 vs recent G2 Geomagnetic Storms

Post by Montana »

That's a big difference between the two. Looks like I went to bed just at the start of the G5 ;) We thought it was waning :lol:


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