Re: Solar Activity Report for 2/10/03
- The TC activity in a string of four continues due west of Madigaskger
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "David <b1blancer1@e...>"
> Although still elevated over the 400 km/sec mark, the solar windspeed
> is continuing its slow decline. The trend should continue over theshould
> next few days, barring any unforseen events. There are seven small
> sunspot regions visible tonight, but none look to have any flare
> producing potential at this time. There is a coronal hole that is
> just now emerging over the eastern limb of the solar disk. We
> have a better idea in the next day or two of its exaxct size,hours.
> position, and coverage. A south-pointing Interplanetary Magnetic
> Field is keeping the geomagnetic field K index in the unsettled
> category for the time being.
> The current solar and geomagnetic conditions are :
> NOAA sunspot number : 163
> SFI : 136
> A index : 16
> K index : 3
> Solar wind speed : 430.5 km/sec
> Solar wind density : 3.2 protons/sec
> Solar wind pressure : 1.1 nPa
> IMF : 5.9 nT
> IMF Orientation : 5.2 nT South
> Conditions for the last 24 hours :
> No space weather storms were observed for the past 24 hours.
> Forecast for the next 24 hours :
> No space weather storms are expected for the next 24 hours.
> Solar activity forecast :
> Solar activity is expected to continue at low levels. Very isolated
> low C-class flares are possible.
> Geomagnetic activity forecast :
> The geomagnetic field is expected to continue at quiet to unsettled
> levels with isolated active periods possible during local nighttime
> Recent significant solar flare activity :