2018 Geomagnetic Storms

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Re: 2018 Geomagnetic Storms

Post by Christopher K. » October 6th, 2018, 5:38 pm

Monday 8 October: G2
The SWPC extended the alert to Monday. The lowest latitudes where aurorae may be visible include (but are not limited to) all of Montana, northern Iowa and all of Maine.

https://www.swpc.noaa.gov/news/g2-moder ... h-issued-0

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Re: 2018 Geomagnetic Storms

Post by Christopher K. » October 13th, 2018, 5:30 pm

Saturday 13 October: G1
The G1 is the current value of the 24-Hour Maximum. There is no statement currently on the SWPC front-page list. Stay tuned to see if the rate of sporadic alerts increases or decreases.

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Re: 2018 Geomagnetic Storms

Post by Christopher K. » October 17th, 2018, 4:37 pm

Friay 19 October: G1
The lowest latitudes where aurorae may be visible include (but are not limited to) most of North Dakota and the upper half of Minnesota. There are no active regions on the Sun at this time.

More information:
https://www.swpc.noaa.gov/news/g1-minor ... 19-october

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Re: 2018 Geomagnetic Storms

Post by Christopher K. » November 10th, 2018, 6:36 pm

Saturday 10 November: G1
Solar wind was expected to increase to at least 550 kilometers per second as it came toward Earth. Photographers are reporting to Tony Phillip's Spaceweather that faint polar auroras are the result.

More information:
https://www.swpc.noaa.gov/news/g1-minor ... r-utc-days

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