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Re: 2018 Geomagnetic Storms

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

Re: 2018 Geomagnetic Storms

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

Re: 2018 Geomagnetic Storms

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

Re: 2018 Geomagnetic Storms

Posted: November 10th, 2018, 5:36 pm
by Christopher K.
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

Re: 2018 Geomagnetic Storms

Posted: December 28th, 2018, 2:41 pm
by Christopher K.
Friday 28 December: G1
G1 activity was observed in the last twenty-four hours.

There will be a special "Surveying the Sun" session for eight- to twelve-year-olds, 10am on Saturday 5 January at the Highland Road Park Observatory. The cost is five dollars per EBR-Parish Cadet and six dollars per other-parish Cadet.

More information:
http://hrpo.lsu.edu/programs/academy.html